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Arizona

The outdoors:The Desert Botanical Garden

Scottsdale is also the perfect place to just enjoy standout scenery at an easy pace. Opportunities for leisurely walks, romantic strolls or an invigorating rollerblade abound. Want to see examples of the abundance of the Sonoran Desert right in town? Amble through the Desert Botanical Garden, which features wide-ranging exhibits including the Cactus House, the Succulent House, the Sonoran Desert Ecology Trail and more.

Nestled amid the red buttes of Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden hosts one of the world’s finest collections of desert plants. One of only 44 botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums, this one-of-a-kind museum showcases 50 acres of beautiful outdoor exhibits. Home to 139 rare, threatened and endangered plant species from around the world, the Garden offers interesting and inspiring experiences to more than 250,000 visitors each year.

Desert Botanical Garden 1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008

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