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What’s New in Scottsdale Summer 2022

by Katie Skrzek

May 3, 2022

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Scottsdale, Arizona, is heating up with summer fun for family travelers. Check out these upcoming events and special offers for the summer season.


Taliesin West

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Chihuly in the Desert

Check out the large-scale exhibition of glass sculptor Dale Chihuly’s works at Desert Botanical Garden and Taliesin West, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Open through June 19, the exhibit showcases glass sculptures drawing on the color and light of the desert.


The Musical Instrument Museum

Perfect for the music-loving family, the museum hosts family-friendly events this summer, including Musical Icons: Women in Jazz on June 11 and 12. Enjoy live music during the museum’s Summer Concert Series, May 16–Sept. 7.


Royal Palms

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Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ 2021–2022 season comes to a close in mid-June with a diverse schedule of music, theater, dance, film, comedy and a puppetry workshop.


Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows

The property celebrates Global Wellness Day June 11 with complimentary Lobo Fitness classes, immersive wellness activities and a menu of healthy food and drinks.



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Looking Ahead…

Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley is set to open this fall. The 215-room, 20-acre new build offers views of Camelback Mountain and will be home to a 16,000-square-foot spa. Caesars Entertainment Corporation will open its first non-gaming hotel in the United States, Caesars Republic Scottsdale, in 2023. SLS Scottsdale is slated to open in June 2023.


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Jan 30, 2023

3 Winter Wellness Camping Escapes for Parents, Adults

A trip focused on wellness and mindfulness remains a priority for many family travelers, and thanks to outdoor accommodations booking website Pitchup.com, outdoor enthusiasts can combine the best of both worlds. Plan a winter camping trip to one of these three destinations, blending nature with wellness-focused amenities and activities.

Take the Family Vacation of a Lifetime to Alaska with Celebrity Cruises

Embark on a family journey through The Last Frontier with Celebrity Cruises® and experience an unforgettable luxury vacation in the untouched natural beauty of Alaska. The breathtaking landscape of this pristine wilderness sets the stage for every memorable moment from up-close, awe-inspiring views of glaciers to observing native wildlife, including whales, bears, bald eagles, and moose. This corner of the world offers not only spectacular scenery, but also opportunities to learn about the history and culture of Alaska — from the native people who’ve lived here for centuries to the adventurers seeking their fortunes during the gold rush. No matter which sailing you choose, you’ll journey through the ever-popular Inside Passage — one of the most popular experiences on any Alaska vacation — and visit Hubbard Glacier or Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier.

Jan 27, 2023

5 Tips to Improve Sleep Hygiene from Hush

Getting a good night’s sleep is important at home and for family travelers on the road. The experts at Canadian bedding and mattress company Hush offer helpful tips to improve your sleep hygiene.

Jan 26, 2023

The Best Spring Break Destinations for Families, Adults

It’s never too early to start planning your spring break family travel. Or, if you’re looking for some adult time, leave the kids at home and embark on an adults-only spring getaway.

Light up the Holidays in Music City

Nashville is a premier destination for celebrating the holidays with ample attractions, extravagant light displays and cheerful special events.

Jan 25, 2023

Equine Experiences Await at Cashel Palace in Tipperary, Ireland

Already home to one of Ireland’s greatest landmarks, Cashel sees many family travelers visit the historic town, especially in spring and summer. Cashel Palace, a beautiful old estate situated in the heart of town, lies within view of the iconic Rock of Cashel. This luxurious manor not only features elegant rooms, upscale dining and a state-of-the-art spa, but also boasts Ireland’s only Equine Concierge.