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A ritzy desert city

In the heart of the Grand Canyon state, this lavish desert city was built for recreation and relaxation. While the Old Town offers a charming collection of galleries and museums, you can also head to the desert for horse riding and mountain drives.

Essential information for Scottsdale

Local time


USA flag
American English


US Dollars $
Official currency of the United States

Flight information

Las Vegas (LAS)
Direct flight

  • Virgin Atlantic fly daily from the UK to Las Vegas
are our official partner airline

Do I need a visa?

To travel to the USA, you will need an ESTA visa. Please make sure that you have this approved at least 3 days before you head off on holiday.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Getting around

Scottsdale is approx a 5-hour drive from Las Vegas. Your (air-conditioned) hire car is the best way to see the various sights and attractions. If you are staying in Downtown Scottsdale, the City of Scottsdale operates the Downtown Trolley, a free, year-round shuttle for visitors, tourists and shoppers. The shuttle runs every 20 minutes, 7 days a week from 9am to 6:00pm, and Thursday evenings until 9:00pm.