8 romantic things to do in Scottsdale

If you’re looking for romantic things to do in Scottsdale, don’t worry, there are plenty. Today we’re presenting you the best romantic things to do and the best romantic places to visit in Scottsdale!

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

A hiker’s paradise with more than 30,000 acres of pristine desert in north Scottsdale. Trailhead gates are open from sunrise to sunset and there’s no charge for parking or access.

Lovebirds will enjoy the open desert vistas, meandering trailways, and blooming flora at the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.


The Marshall Way Arts District

Located in the heart of downtown, this district offers a nice glimpse of the city’s contemporary arts scene with intimate galleries showcase a broad spectrum of art media, including painting, photography, sculpture, and mixed-media pieces. There is live music and gallery openings the first Thursday of each month.

This is a perfect place for a date night stroll.



Taliesin West

A Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece! There are public tours available year-round which offer visitors insight into Wright’s singular ability to fuse indoor and outdoor spaces.

It’s an elegant and unique date night destination.


Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

With five galleries and a sculpture garden, there’s a lot to see here. Plan a stimulating, romantic date here. Free museum admission every Thursday and the second Saturday of the month.


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Pinnacle Peak Park

One of the Valley’s most iconic natural landmarks and a popular destination for local hikers and visitors. The view is spectacular and will surely spark a romance!


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MacDonald’s Ranch

This is the Valley’s premier horseback riding stable! They are offering guided horseback rides, hayrides, stagecoach rides, cowboy cookouts, and live entertainment. Perfect for a romantic outing!


Butterfly Wonderland

This is an unique facility featuring an indoor rain forest environment that is home to the largest butterfly pavilion in America. The museum features a 3D theater, butterfly emergence gallery, conservatory, a live ant colony, honey bee exhibit, café and a gift shop. Hundreds of colorful butterflies will make this a fun and whimsical date night spot.


Old Town Scottsdale

This is the heart of the city with its sparkling fountains, green lawns, and outdoor sculptures celebrating the city’s Old West heritage. Here you will also find art galleries, museums, boutiques, and cafes which are the perfect spots for a romantic date!


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