After Phoenix, Scottsdale is the most developed city in the state which comes under the Maricopa County and it is located next to the Greater Phoenix Area. According to data published by the US Census n 2010 population of Scottsdale was 217,385. If you are a fan of cow boys with horses and like that old western culture, Scottsdale is the perfect combination of that. Be it outdoor cooking, camping and other outdoor activities, this city has it all. In other words you can say that Scottsdale reports the old western culture in 21st century with all the latest technology and modern living standards that you get in any other city in the US.
In 1894, Scottsdale was founded by Albert Utley, and he started the community as a group of like minded people who loved farming for living, and he named the city after US Chaplain Winfield Scott. Geographical location of this city is in central Arizona and it is spread in 184 square miles area. The city is major tourist hub in the state and is home to more than 2.5 millions tourists every year, which makes Scottsdale a major contributor in Arizona’s tourism industry.
People who are planning to visit Scottsdale, they can enjoy world class gold courses like Troon, Grayhawk, and the McDowell Mountain Ranch. It is surely a must visit place for all the gold lovers. For shopping lovers it has amazing places like Borgata, Fashion Square and the Old Town where you have tonnes of things to shop. The city is also home to many five start hotels such as The Scottsdale Princess, The La Posada and the Camelback Inn that are known to provide excellent hospitality services which is a must for family vacations. Undoubtedly, Scottsdale can be you next travel destination if you are fascinated by old western culture.