Scottsdale is a premiere vacation destination in the country and is home to many different shopping experiences. One of the beautiful, unique aspects of Scottsdale’s shopping scene is that it perfectly combines big-time outfitters with small boutique shops. If you want to stick to the more local shops in Scottsdale, check out these five places to visit for the best shopping in Scottsdale.
The Hilton Village is located on Scottsdale Road and is right down the street from the Hilton Resort. This shopping center is a destination for the upscale and casual experience that perfectly balanced between local shops and large outfitters. Some of the top local shops to see in this shopping center includes Cupcakes, Lindsay Lou’s Boutique, and The Linen Tree. This shopping center also has plenty of places to eat to round out your shopping experience.
The Shops Gainey Village
The Shops at Gainey Village provides guests with casual, upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment with an emphasis on specialty shops and boutiques. This shopping district is a great spot to find the latest exclusive boutique or even to find a souvenir from a local shop. Along with the best places to shop in Scottsdale, the Shops at Gainey Village also has plenty of dining and entertainment options to elevate your shopping experience.
Old Town Scottsdale
Old Town Scottsdale is generally known for its dining and entertainment options along with it being a cornerstone of Scottsdale’s history, but the district is also full of small local shops. Many of this district’s buildings date from the 1920s and have been renovated to house an appealing collection of specialty shops, which the neighborhood is known for today. Top-notch Native American and Mexican jewelry and crafts sit alongside wallet-friendly souvenirs in many shops, offering a little Old Town magic for all budgets.
The Pavilions at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale is a new shopping destination located on the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian reservation on the east side of town including the largest locally owned health club in Arizona. There is a great mixture of both local and national shopping options at this center.
El Pedregal Festival Marketplace
This amazing marketplace is a perfect replication of a Moroccan market and sits beneath a stunning rock formation against a gorgeous desert backdrop. Two levels house more than 35 different stores and restaurants that encircle a courtyard and amphitheater. This amazing location is a truly unique shopping experience.