Scottsdale, one of the country’s most popular resort destinations, has a wide range of cultural and recreational activities. Entertainment venues include The Scottsdale Center for the Arts which is the focal point of Scottsdale Civic Center Mall just 20 minutes from North Scottsdale. The center hosts nearly 1,000 performances, events and art exhibits annually. An intimate, charming adobe recital hall, a community theater, a symphony orchestra and a jazz society all add to the city’s cultural scene.

Scottsdale offers cultural adventures of many varieties, including Native American Pow-wows, the world’s largest classic car auction, Arabian horse shows, golf and tennis tournaments, spring training baseball games, art festivals and culinary celebrations, with over 200 public and private golf courses in the greater Phoenix area, you will never run out of choices!

Scottsdale is home to many public championship golf courses, including Talon & Raptor at the Grayhawk Golf Club. Both are listed on Golf Magazine’s Top 10 places to play and are just 5 minutes away. The Tournament PlayersPlayers Club, home of the FBR Open, and the 2 courses at Troon North, Monument and Pinnacle, all offer challenging, prestigious options.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy over 40 miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails that wind throughout the nearby McDowell Mountain Regional Park, less than 5 minutes away. Sports fans can enjoy the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals, the National League Baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks, and the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes at local sports venues all less than an hour from your new home.