It’s no secret that desert destinations are having a moment right now and Scottsdale, Arizona, in particular, is becoming a popular destination for quality time with the BFFs. So, why should you book a trip to Scottsdale with your besties? Read on for why this sunny destination is the perfect place for a girlfriends’ getaway.
This was a girls’ getaway to relax, shop, lay by the pool, and explore and giggle until our tummies hurt. Make sure to do a hike to get outdoors and get a great view of the city.
Start your gals’ getaway with a relaxing spa treatment. Scottsdale has plenty of top-notch spa options perfect for treating yourselves, including Spa Avania and The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. A soothing facial or mani-pedi is the perfect way to kick off the weekend together.
SHOP OLD TOWN
Shop Scottsdale’s Old Town for everything from high-end designer boutiques, quirky art galleries, and handmade jewellery all close enough that you can walk.
The McDowell Sonoran Preserve is a great place to kick off your hiking adventures in Scottsdale. With over 30,000 acres of protected desert habitat, almost 300 kilometres of hiking trails of varying levels of difficulty, and expert guides on site to help direct you, this is the place to go no matter what type of hike you’re looking for.
Our photo shoot was so full of laughs and was something the other two girls had never done, and seeing them shine and look so gorgeous was amazing!
Downtown Scottsdale has so many great dining options. Get your taco fix at Diego Pops, which offers tasty tacos in a fun atmosphere. Montauk’s beachy vibe will make you question whether you’re even in the desert anymore and their small plates are perfect for sharing with friends. Plan ahead, make a reservation at Culinary Dropout, skip the perpetually long lines, and experience what the hype is all about for yourself.
Scottsdale has plenty of fun nightlife options, perfect for a girls’ night out. Roll up to Bottled Blonde on your bike (rent one from the city’s bike-share program LimeBike) and settle into their relaxed patio in the centre of Scottsdale’s Entertainment District. Continue the evening on the dance floor at Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row. If you’re feeling extra fancy, reserve a VIP table with bottle service and don’t forget your dancing boots!