Scottsdale’s lush desert landscape offers many opportunities for outdoor adventure. t’s ideal for anyone with a sense of adventure. Explore rolling mountain foothills on a hike in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Or unleash your inner cowboy and saddle-up for a Western-style horseback ride. You don’t want to miss the desert’s breathtaking scenery and technicolor sunsets. Head for Old Town where art galleries and boutiques cozy up to some of the state’s most popular chef-driven restaurants. Old Town also boasts award-winning craft breweries and wine-tasting rooms, as well as two of the city’s most popular museums.