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Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale, located in the Sonoran Desert, is a top location in the art scene with more than 125 art galleries and studios in the city! It also is home to the Prickly Pear Ice Cream, and the town's official food is chili.

Considering Scottsdale for an upcoming Program?

Once referred to as the “desert version of Miami’s South Beach,” Scottsdale, Arizona offers no shortage of daytime adventure and exciting nightlife. Located in the northern part of the Sonoran Desert and nestled in the foothills of the McDowell Mountain Range, Scottsdale is neighbor to the city of Phoenix.

Approximate direct travel times to Phoenix Sky Harbor from major US airports are:

  • Atlanta, GA: 4 hrs.
  • JFK, New York City: 5 hrs, 30 mins.
  • Los Angeles, CA : 2 hrs.
  • Chicago, IL: 3 hrs, 30 mins.

Downtown Scottsdale is a 20 minute drive from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.