Scottsdale, Arizona has evolved from a quaint southwestern suburb of Phoenix to a leading medical and cultural destination. Lung Health Institute patients receiving treatment in Scottsdale will be welcomed by a warm hospitable city that can turn your medical trip into an exciting vacation.
Cowboy-up in Scottsdale
Scottsdale bills itself as the “West’s Most Western Town,” and that is a perfect description. Not only can you take in the ambiance of a historical western town, but you can also catch a musical or theatrical performance at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.
The Wright Time, The Wright Place
World-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright called Scottsdale his winter home where he established Taliesin West in the 1930s. Travel publications consider it a “must see” when in Arizona and a “Top 10 Amazing Arizona Experience.”
Much More Food Than Just Tex-Mex
There are more than 100 restaurants in Scottsdale, many of which offer award-winning fare; everything from fine Italian to Japanese, and of course, some of the best Mexican food you’ll ever try. Check out Scottsdale’s directory of fine dining.
Relax or Walk Around
Scottsdale caters to the tourist and vacationer. The city has more spas per capita than any other city in the U.S. More than 50 resorts and day spas call Scottsdale home.
If you want to get out and see the desert, but don’t want to travel too far, then Pinnacle Peak Park is the place. Within the Scottsdale city limits is this 150-acre park, which offers hiking trails through the Sonoran Desert. The trail is considered moderate with some elevation change.
For a touch of the old west in a contemporary setting, visit Old Town Scottsdale. This pedestrian-friendly area features boutique shops, restaurants, art galleries and nightspots.
It will be hot in Scottsdale in the summer. Average high temperatures will top 100 degrees, but it usually cools down comfortably at night. Winter, spring and fall are very comfortable. The city sees less than 10 inches of rainfall throughout the year.
The NFL’s Arizona Cardinals, the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes and Major League Baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks all call the Phoenix/Scottsdale area home.
For help planning your medical trip to Scottsdale, check out the visitor’s bureau.