When travelers go hunting for a warm-weather vacation destination, many land in Scottsdale, Arizona. Just east of Phoenix, Scottsdale is famous for luxury resorts and golfing, but this Arizona city offers so much more.

Top vacation rentals in Scottsdale

Completely Private Pool, Outdoor Living Room and garden area set on over 1 acre
4.8
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Spectacular North Scottsdale desert home
9 guests · 4 bedrooms · 4 baths
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Indulge in a peaceful retreat at Spectacular North Scottsdale desert home, our elegant House in Scottsdale. Enjoy amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Fireplace, and more.

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4.9
Outstanding(225 Reviews)
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Relax W/ Heated Pool & Putting Green in a Great Centralized Location - 3/2
10 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking for a memorable stay in Scottsdale? Our House might just be what you're looking for. Enjoy amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more during your stay.

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4.1
Excellent(739 Reviews)
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3star
La Quinta by Wyndham Phoenix Scottsdale
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

The best choice in Scottsdale for Hotel, for $109 per night for your (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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3.4
Average(148 Reviews)
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2star
Independence 47 Hotel
Pool · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

Looking for the perfect place to call home during your trip to Scottsdale? This Hotel offers a comfort and style with top-notch amenities, including Air conditioner, Fireplace and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Resort-like setting.
5.0
Outstanding(184 Reviews)
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Private Casita for today's retreat centered in a large private estate.
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Soak up the beauty of Scottsdale in our Cottage, Private Casita for today's retreat centered in a large private estate.. With a range of amenities such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Fireplace, you'll feel right at home.

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5.0
Outstanding(160 Reviews)
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4 Br, 2 1/2 Ba Private Luxury In La Cuesta (McCormick Ranch)
9 guests · 4 bedrooms · 3 baths
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Enjoy the best of Scottsdale in our House, 4 Br, 2 1/2 Ba Private Luxury In La Cuesta (McCormick Ranch). A stunning property with amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Fireplace, and more.

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4.6
Outstanding(311 Reviews)
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4star
Hotel Valley Ho
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

Indulge in a peaceful retreat at Hotel Valley Ho, our elegant Hotel in Scottsdale. Enjoy amenities including Air conditioner, Fireplace and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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4.3
Excellent(515 Reviews)
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3star
Best Western Plus Sundial
Pool · Pets allowed · Air conditioner

This Hotel for $169 in Scottsdale, is perfect for your next (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Scottsdale travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Scottsdale vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Scottsdale, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What is the price range for rentals in Scottsdale?

Vacation rentals in Scottsdale have a price range between $39-$22,336. The average price for rentals in Scottsdale is $223 per night.

Where is Scottsdale, AZ?

Scottsdale, AZ is located in the Southwestern United States, just outside of Phoenix. It is known for its desert landscape, luxury resorts, golf courses, and spas. It is also a popular destination for outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, and horseback riding.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Scottsdale, AZ?

Scottsdale, AZ is home to some of the best shopping destinations in the state. Here are a few of the most popular:

  • Scottsdale Fashion Square: An upscale mall with over 200 stores, restaurants, and entertainment.
  • Kierland Commons: An outdoor shopping center with a variety of retail stores, restaurants, and entertainment.
  • Old Town Scottsdale: A unique shopping district with a mix of local shops, restaurants, and galleries.

Is Scottsdale, AZ safe to travel to?

Scottsdale, AZ is a safe place to travel to. Here are some of the reasons why:

  • Low crime rate
  • Good public transportation system
  • Plenty of attractions and activities

Overall, Scottsdale is a great place to visit and explore!

What is the culture like in Scottsdale, AZ?

Scottsdale, AZ is known for its vibrant nightlife, fine-dining, and upscale shopping. The local culture is heavily influenced by the city's luxurious, yet laid-back lifestyle. Here are five key points about the culture in Scottsdale:

  • Upscale Shopping: Scottsdale is home to some of the most fashionable shopping centers in the Southwest.
  • Outdoor Activities: There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in Scottsdale, such as hiking, horseback riding, and golf.
  • Arts and Culture: The city is known for its vibrant arts and culture scene, with numerous galleries, museums, and performing arts venues.
  • Nightlife: Scottsdale's nightlife is bustling, with a variety of bars, pubs, and nightclubs.
  • Fine-Dining: The city is home to many upscale restaurants and top-notch chefs.

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Scottsdale, AZ?

There are many affordable accommodation options in Scottsdale, AZ. Here are just a few:

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Scottsdale North
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Scottsdale Riverwalk
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Scottsdale North
  • Courtyard by Marriott Scottsdale Old Town

All of these offer comfortable and modern rooms at a reasonable price. They are conveniently located near many of the area's attractions, entertainment, and dining options.

How can I get around in Scottsdale, AZ?

You can get around Scottsdale, AZ in a variety of ways:

  • Rent a vehicle from a car rental service, such as Enterprise or Hertz.
  • Rent a bicycle or electric scooter from a bike shop.
  • Take a taxi or ride-sharing service, such as Uber or Lyft.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Scottsdale, AZ?

Scottsdale, AZ is a great place to visit, with many tourist attractions to explore. Here are some of the must-visit attractions in Scottsdale:

  • Old Town Scottsdale
  • Camelback Mountain
  • Taliesin West
  • Desert Botanical Garden

From the lively nightlife of Old Town Scottsdale to the stunning beauty of Camelback Mountain, there is something for everyone in Scottsdale. Taliesin West is a great place to learn about the history of the area, while the Desert Botanical Garden is a great place to explore the local flora and fauna.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Scottsdale, AZ?

Scottsdale, AZ is a popular vacation destination with plenty of amenities to make your stay enjoyable. Some of the most popular amenities include:

  • Swimming Pool - Scottsdale is known for its hot weather, so having access to a swimming pool is a must for many vacationers.
  • Fitness Center - Most rental homes include a fitness center, providing a convenient way to stay active during your vacation.
  • Outdoor Areas - Many vacation homes feature outdoor areas such as patio, decks, and gardens for a relaxing outdoor experience.
  • Home Entertainment - Vacation homes often offer amenities such as TVs, DVD players, game systems, and other home entertainment options to keep you entertained.
  • Full Kitchens - Many vacation homes come with fully stocked kitchens, allowing you to save money by cooking your own meals.

What are the best neighborhoods to visit in Scottsdale, AZ?

  • Old Town Scottsdale: This district is great for shopping and dining, as well as sightseeing and getting a glimpse of classic Arizona history.
  • Gainey Ranch: This neighborhood is great for golfers and shoppers, as it is home to the Gainey Ranch Golf Club and the upscale shopping center, Shops at Gainey Village.
  • Kierland Commons: This modern shopping center has something for everyone, from designer stores to local boutiques, as well as great restaurants and bars.

About Scottsdale

Make these areas of Scottsdale part of your travel itinerary:
  • Old Town: If you're looking to shop till you drop, head to Old Town Scottsdale. For sustenance along the way, a variety of eateries serve up everything from take-out tacos to fine dining fare. History buffs enjoy touring Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West.
  • McCormick Ranch: Outdoor enthusiasts appreciate this beautiful residential community. Attractions include a 40-acre park, miles of biking trails, tennis courts, two championship golf courses and seven man-made lakes.
  • North Scottsdale: Want to see where some of Arizona's wealthiest residents live? In addition to luxurious desert-style homes, you'll find upscale restaurants, shops, wine bars and spas in North Scottsdale. Top attractions include Taliesin West, a Frank Lloyd Wright house and Pinnacle Peak Park.

What are the top things to do in Scottsdale, AZ?

Scottsdale, AZ is an exciting place to explore and enjoy. Here are the top four things to do in the city:

  • Visit the Desert Botanical Garden
  • Explore the Taliesin West Architecture
  • Enjoy the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Stroll through the Old Town Scottsdale district

Whether you want to explore the city's rich culture and history, or take in the beauty of the desert, Scottsdale has something for everyone. With its unique attractions and vibrant atmosphere, Scottsdale is sure to be a memorable experience.

What do I need to know before visiting Scottsdale, AZ?

Before visiting Scottsdale, AZ, it is important to know the following:

  • The weather in Scottsdale is hot and dry, with temperatures typically ranging from 90-105 degrees in the summer and 65-80 degrees in the winter.
  • Scottsdale is a popular tourist destination, so it is important to book accommodations and activities in advance.
  • The city is known for its outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, golfing, and more.

It is also important to be aware of the local laws and customs, as well as the potential dangers of the desert environment.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Scottsdale?

  • Air conditioner
  • Internet / Wifi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette

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