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The name “Scottsdale” was first used around 1894 after U.S. Army Chaplain Winfield Scott purchase 640 arches of land. Scottsdale became a magnet for cowboys, ranchers, farmers and minors who sought Arizona's dry air, wealth of precious metals and beautiful mountain views.
Today, Scottsdale is located to the east of Phoenix and west of the McDowell Mountains. The city is among the nation’s most desirable communities to live, visit and do business.
Downtown Scottsdale is considered one of the top city centers in Arizona and is home to more than 90 restaurants, 320 retail shops and more than 80 art galleries. Every Thursday from 7-9pm, the Scottsdale Arts District hosts ArtWalk, an open house of the Scottsdale Gallery Association's art galleries.
If you like Major League Baseball, Scottsdale has become one of the hottest destinations for Cactus League Spring Training. Scottsdale is home to the San Francisco Giants Spring Training at Scottsdale Stadium which holds 12,000 fans and offers views of Camelback Mountain. On the outskirts of Scottsdale, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick opened its doors in 2011 and hosts Spring Training baseball games for both the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies.
Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, in the city’s northern reaches, is the largest urban wilderness area in the United States and features more than 60 miles of trails through diverse and scenic desert terrain. Enjoy hiking, horseback riding and other outdoor adventures.
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