Top Things to Do While Visiting for the Barrett Jackson Auto Auction

Top Things To Do Near Barrett Jackson (2019 Traveler’s Guide)

In town for the auto auction but not sure what else is going on? We’ve got your back, check out this list of top places to visit while in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Western Spirit: Scottsdale‘s Museum of the West

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West boldly immerses its guests in the unique story of the Greater Western region, illuminating the past to shape our future.

The museum is owned by the City of Scottsdale and managed and operated by Scottsdale Museum of the West, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. It relies upon private support including tax-deductible contributions, memberships, exhibition and program sponsorships, and private hosting of events to fund its operation.

For Hours & Admissions, click here.

Vincent on Camelback

Vincent’s on Camelback is known for offering consistently wonderful meals, a multiple-award winning wine list, and unparalleled attentive service. Critics say the food is “always intriguing and inspiring.” We say it’s Chef Vincent’s unique blend of classic French recipes with Southwestern ingredients that makes patrons and critics rave. Come see why we’ve enjoyed their enduring applause.

Open Tuesday through Saturday 5pm-10pm, you can make reservations online here.

Kazimierz World Wine Bar

The Kaz Bar is a hidden speakeasy in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale.The challenge might be to find it but once you do you are sure to have a great time. Inside you will find a cozy environment with intimate rooms and more than 2,000 types of wines available to wet your whistle. Hidden behind a nondescript door in an alley this might be the easiest bar to never see but if you like craft cocktails and great live entertainment, this might be a challenge worth taking.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West

Taliesin West was architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home and school in the desert from 1937 until his death in 1959 at the age of 91. Today it is the main campus of the School of Architecture at Taliesin and houses the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.

For Details and Visiting Hours, please click here.

Desert Botanical Garden

The Desert Botanical Garden offers the world’s finest collection of arid plants from deserts of the world in a unique outdoor setting. The Garden has more than 50,000 desert plants on display throughout five thematic trails that illustrate topics such as conservation, desert living, plants and people of the Sonoran Desert, and desert wildflowers. Visit the Garden and enjoy specialized tours, special events, seasonal exhibits, concerts, family activities, Gertrude’s restaurant, Patio Café and the Garden’s gift and plant shop.

For Details on Upcoming Events, please click here.



Odysea in the Desert

WHERE DESERT MEETS OCEANOdySea Aquarium® offers an entertaining, interactive, and educational experience for guests of all ages by combining theme-park-style amusement with highly engaging presentations of aquatic life. Explore the bottom of the sea with their unique No SCUBA Required Underwater Diving Exhibit or go behind the scenes and see where they prepare the food for the sharks!

To Buy Tickets, please click here.



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Scottsdale Suites on Shea is a boutique hotel located ideally just off the 101 Freeway on Shea Blvd. We are conveniently located near the HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center and close to all things Scottsdale.

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