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Exploring Old Town Scottsdale: "The West's Most Western Town"

Welcome to historic streets of Old Town Scottsdale! Founded in 1894 by Winfield Scott a retired U.S. Army Chaplain, the city was incorporated in 1951 with a population of 2,000 and over the decades this number has exceedingly increased.

Old Town Scottsdale best known for its eclectic shopping scene. The Scottsdale Waterfront and Fifth Avenue offer a variety of boutiques, specialty shops, and Southwestern-themed stores. Whether you're looking for a piece of Native American jewelry, a cowboy hat, or a stylish souvenir, you'll find it here.

When it comes to dining, Old Town Scottsdale doesn't disappoint. The area is home to a diverse culinary scene that caters to all tastes. From upscale restaurants serving gourmet cuisine to casual eateries with Southwestern flavors, you'll embark on a culinary adventure that tantalizes your taste buds.

As the sun sets over Old Town Scottsdale, the district comes alive with a vibrant nightlife. The entertainment options range from live music and dancing to cozy wine bars and craft breweries. Whether you're in the mood for a relaxing evening or an energetic night out, Old Town Scottsdale offers something for everyone.

Beyond the historic streets and bustling arts scene, Old Town Scottsdale is surrounded by natural beauty. The McDowell Sonoran Preserve, with its miles of hiking and biking trails, provides a serene escape into the desert landscape. A visit to the nearby Desert Botanical Garden or an outdoor UTV tour allows you to explore the region's unique flora, including cacti and succulents.

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