Local Information

Getting around Scottsdale


Scottsdale is located at 1,257 feet above sea level, in the "Valley of the Sun", at the northern edge of the Sonoran Desert. Early May temperature highs are in the lower 90s during the day, and in the upper 60s at night. If you are participating in field sessions or plan to be outdoors, please be prepared for lots of sun and dry air. 

An Insider's Guide to the Valley of the Sun

Walking Distance - Old Town Scottsdale

Biking Distance

Driving Distance

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