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Things to do in Scottsdale

Scottsdale is known across the country for it’s golf courses, posh homes and amazing landscape. Not only are there mega mansions, ritzy hotels and lots of beautiful hiking trails, there is a lot of fun things to do with kids!

Code Ninjas Scottsdale

Code Ninjas

Do you have a mini coder in your midst? A child who loves video games but wants to know how they work? Or a child that just loves to explore computers? Code Ninjas incorporates the love of computers, gaming and martial arts together into a great masterpiece of learning. They offer summer camps, after school programs, break programs and weekend classes.

Unicorn Cupcake Boutique

Unicorn Cupcake Boutique

Do you have a child that is into everything Unicorn? Pink and Purple is life?

Check out Unicorn Cupcake Boutique! They have amazing products that will make girls and adults swoon. Plus, an amazingly cute sparkly pink floor and yummy cupcakes. Birthday parties, and more!

American Girl Scottsdale

American Girl Scottsdale

If you love dolls or have a girl that loves dolls, American Girl Scottsdale is a dream come true. They also have a doll hospital that can help fix your American Girl doll too. With dresses and every accessory that you could ever dream of, American Girl will have you and your little lady swooning.

Bumper Boats

Bumper Boats

Looking for a cool activity? Check out Bumper Boats at Odysea! This indoor Bumper Boats attraction is super fun for kids under 12!

Rachel’s Young at Art

Young kids love Rachel’s! Camps, after school activities, preschool classes and more have tons of fun at Rachel’s! With dramatic play opportunities and tons of crafts that happen at Rachel’s, you’ll love exploring your kids creative side.

Rachel's Young at Art SCottsdale

McCormick Stillman Railroad

McCormick Stillman Railroad

Little kids love McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park in Scottsdale. A Carousel, Train ride, playgrounds and tons of greenspace make this park a very popular area for families, especially in the winter!

OdySea Mirror Maze

OdySea Mirror Maze

This is a puzzler! The OdySea Mirror Maze is Part of the OdySea Complex in Scottsdale that houses many different entertainment options.

Butterfly Wonderland

butterfly wonderland

Butterflies in the desert! There are amazing different species of butterflies that I didn’t know existed until I made our way to Butterfly Wonderland in Scottsdale.

OdySea Aquarium

OdySea Aquarium

OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale is the largest Aquarium in the Southwest. With tons of different species and places to interact with them throughout the exhibits, you’ll find this is definitely a cool place to hang out on a hot day!

Comanche Park

Comanche park scottsdale

Loving beautiful, tall pine trees? This park has great height, walkways and some playscapes. If you are missing the north or east, this park will definitely bring you some peace!

Florence Ely Park

Florence Ely Park in Scottsdale has nature trails, basketball courts, and interesting spray balls to keep kids cool while playing under shaded playgrounds!

Scottsdale Quarter

scottsdale quarter

This beautiful splash pad at Scottsdale Quarter is surrounded by Palm Trees and a wonderful seating area for parents to hang out!

MacDonald’s Ranch

MacDonald's Ranch

September, October and November are great for fall events in the valley. Everyone is getting back outside, and MacDonald’s Ranch is hugely popular on the East side and in Scottsdale.

SkyZone Scottsdale

warrior course sky zone

SkyZone in Scottsdale has an amazing Warrior Course for kids, rock Wall, Warped Wall, and trampolines! Lots of areas for birthday parties too!

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