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5 Things To Do In Scottsdale With Kids

30th May 2019

Are you planning a trip to Scottsdale with your family?  You’re in for a real treat. Not only does it offer a warm climate and lovely scenery, but there are plenty of cultural activities to keep the whole family entertained.

Scottsdale has many popular and unique areas which are family friendly.  Take a look at some of the best things to put on your family itinerary for your upcoming Scottsdale trip.

Explore Old Scottsdale

Scottsdale is full of many charming neighborhoods, but Old Town stands out amongst the rest.  You may find yourself so charmed that you want to settle down and move there!  

Whether you want to check out local art vendors or grab a bite of delicious gastronomy, old town is the spot.  It’s a great place to let the kids wander around and take a ride on the infamous Ollie the trolley! They’ll love this charming experience, which is a great way to take in the sights as a family.

Go To The Zoo

Every kid loves a day at the zoo!  Not only is great fun for the kids, but it’s also for the adults.  Phoenix zoo located in Scottsdale has all sorts of exotic animals for the family to enjoy.

In addition to the animal exhibits, there are also activities and workshops which the kids may enjoy.  If your child has a particular interest in wildlife, a zoo workshop could be an ideal day for them!

Check Out a Museum

There is no shortage of museums in Scottsdale.  From checking out the dinosaurs at the Arizona Museum of Natural History to learning the ways of cowboys at the Museum of the West, you’ll find something for every member of the family.

The Children’s Museum may be of particular interest since it’s specifically targeted towards the little ones.  

Go To The Science Center

The science center packs in all sorts of fun activities, from climbing a giant wall, to checking out mummy exhibits.

If your child has a curious mind, there are plenty of tactile exhibits which will keep them busy.  The science museum isn’t’ just fun for kids either. Parents will also enjoy the wide array of attractions to check out.

Play Mini Golf

Scottsdale is known for being a perfect location for a little golf.  Why not make it mini golf so that the whole family can play together?

Check out Scottsdale’s famous Crackerjax speedway which offers not only mini golf but also laser tag and even go-kart racing.  It’s a great way to get everyone in the family involved in an activity with plenty of laughs.

Just make sure to put on your sunscreen because that Arizona sun is like none other!

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