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Camelback Mountain

Located just 20 minutes from downtown Phoenix, Camelback Mountain is one of Phoenix's best hikes and most popular attractions for thousands of visiting hikers each year. Two difficult trails ascend 1,420 feet to a summit resembling the hump of a camel's back, affording 360-degree views of the surrounding city.

Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center

Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center rescues and rehabilitates native wildlife that has been injured, displaced, and orphaned in Scottsdale, Arizona. Once rehabilitated, they are returned to the wild. Sanctuary is provided to animals that cannot be released back to the wild.

Old Town Scottsdale

This quaint neighborhood in greater Phoenix is a shopping galore with a charming Old West feel. Old Town Scottsdale is the perfect spot for snatching gorgeous turquoise jewelry, but make sure you browse all the unique boutique shops in the area—you'll find a variety of items from high-end pieces to trinkets.

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

Climb aboard the miniature replica of a Colorado narrow gauge railroad to explore this park that features famous railroad cars and an antique carousel.