Scottsdale is renowned for its dry pleasant climate, but what happens when the weather takes a turn for the heat? Learn about all of the indoor activities Scottsdale has to offer that makes an exciting, fun, and entertaining experiences.
Scottsdale Fashion Square
7014 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Love to shop? Then head over to Scottsdale Fashion Square, an enormous shopping complex located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. As the Southwest’s largest retail destination, you can spend the day browsing the center’s 200+ retailers (such as Nordstrom, Tiffany, etc.), catch a movie at a luxury cinema, dine at many restaurants, and much more. Also, visiting Fashion Square during the warmer summer months is a breeze with the mall’s climate-controlled comfort.
Musical Instrument Museum
4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050
Musical Instrument Museum offers an interactive experience for all ages, where visitors don headphones that bring exhibits to life as your family moves through the museum. Try out instruments from around the world in the Experience Gallery, and take in the multimedia exhibits around every bend. Kids-friendly tours like Musical Adventures can provide an immersive experience for ages 6 - 10, where guides teach instrument building and kids learn about the history (and future of music). Regular concerts are held here from world-class performers.
9206 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85250
iFly Phoenix is a perfect way to experience the thrill of skydiving when the weather isn’t cooperating. Enjoy indoor skydiving, which is perfect for families, dates, or just a way to enjoy flight.
AZ on the Rocks
16447 N 91st St #105, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
If you’re looking to practice rock climbing or get some exercise, AZ on the Rocks is a great way to learn. The fully air-conditioned indoor climbing gym replicates “real” rock climbing conditions with over 14,000 square feet of climbable surfaces. Yoga and camping events/classes are also offered to prepare you for your next adventure.