Scottsdale for Couples
Collected by John Sandstone
Scottsdale embodies the spirit of the Southwest; rugged landscapes, harmonious architecture, and a modern food scene. Among the cacti you’ll find balance and undoubtedly be pleasantly surprised by all that Scottsdale has to offer.
2243 E Rose Garden Loop, Phoenix, AZ 85024, USA
It’s not until you’re floating high above the horizon that you truly start to appreciate the magnitude of Scottsdale’s Sonoran Desert. Sailing in a hot air balloon offers a fresh perspective of the towering Saguaro cacti, rolling purple mountains...
15115 N Airport Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, USA
Island Air Express stopped flying in April 2016.
October through April, seaplane tours take you approximately 20 miles east of Scottsdale to the storied Superstition Mountains. Taking off from Scottsdale Airport, you’ll soar over the Salt River...
6902 E Greenway Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85254, USA
Agave, The Arizona Spa melds the healing practices of the region’s native cultures with therapies from the East, like acupuncture, Tui’ Na, and Thai massage. The spa’s signature therapies are a series of treatments that incorporate its namesake,...
15745 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, USA
Brown & Stetson Business, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, USA
The owners of FnB—James Beard Award semifinalist chef Charleen Badman and front-of-house manager Pavle Milic—were early champions of Arizona wine and produce, curating a wine list that includes lots of Grand Canyon...
17025 N Scottsdale Rd #140, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, USA
Thankfully I worked in North Scottsdale so I had plenty of great options for an adult refreshment after a long, hard day at work. Uncorked is in a bit of an obscure location compared to other Scottsdale standouts. It offers a nice low-key vibe...
15205 N Kierland Blvd Suite 150, Scottsdale, AZ 85254, USA
The Queen Creek Olive Mill is a local, sustainable farm that produces some of Arizona’s best olive oil. Oils & Olives by Queen Creek, situated in Kierland Commons, allows you to shop local when you visit the region. Sample...
#140 Scottsdale 85254xaX, 15034 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254, USA
44029 N Spur Cross Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331, USA
You haven't seen the desert until you've explored it at dusk. One of the best kept secrets about living in Arizona, are the moonlight hikes in the desert. Exploring the terrain at night is my favorite part about living here. If you can't beat the...
5532 N Palo Cristi Rd, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253, USA
LON’s at The Hermosa Inn is our favorite in the Scottsdale area because the outdoor patio dining has a genuine vintage Southwestern feel. The indoor dining experience is superb, but for the ultimate romantic atmosphere try to reserve a spot on the...
5802 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018, USA
Arizona falls is a large man made water feature as part of the Salt River Project irrigation canal running for over 65 miles through the Phoenix area. Artistically constructed, it is not only refreshing to see, it is refreshing to be near as the...
Kierland Commons, Phoenix, AZ 85254, USA
Across the street from Scottsdale Quarter is another outdoor mall called Kierland Commons, a Main Street-like promenade known for its high-end stores like 42 Saint, Harari, and Juicy Couture. If you’re not into the fancy-name brands, cruise...
Camelback Mountain, Phoenix, AZ 85018, USA
With two hiking trails ascending 1,280 feet to its peak, Camelback Mountain is a great option for nature-fiends who like a challenge. Both the Echo Canyon and Cholla trails exceed a mile in length and are accented with steep grades. Average hiking...
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