"High End in the MIddle of the metro region" Top 5 Page for this destination Scottsdale by BruceDunning
Scottsdale Travel Guide: 265 reviews and 635 photos
The landmark in the city is Camelback, which can be seen for miles in all directions. It is a challenge to get to the top, as one of my page comments describe.
This is a map layout of the city and proximity to other communities. The city lays out as a working class area (now changing some to higher end) in the south, the old town reworked and preserved shops and fashion mall in the middle, and the luxury homes in the north with average price of $650,000. It used be back in 1979 on my last trip, you could drive all around and see many vacant lots, and some cheaper subdivisions. It had a population back then of about 70,000, compared to 300,000 now. That is quite some growth. Now few can afford the high end homes to live in.
This is a picture of 5th Ave shopping district, one of 7 in the old town sector. It is well displayed with color of flowers and statuary. Shopping is the thing you are supposed to do there.
- Pros:Nice old town area-restored and preserved
- Cons:Too much traffic and congestion
- In a nutshell:Find a place of solitude close in to old town and rest
Be aware of thew bikes that may be on the streets. They have the rights of way in most spots, and will take advantage of... more travel advice
WE did not get up to the site to see the art works being made-but did get one to take home-a windbell which is the icon... more travel advice
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