Scottsdale, AZ

Find Apartments for Rent in Scottsdale, AZ

Imagine having a beautiful apartment alongside a strip of luxury boutiques; living in Scottsdale is as glamorous as it gets in the state of Arizona. Scottsdale apartments located within the major city hubs are designed to give an outdoor living feel with the ability walk to fine dining and world-class shopping. The best part of living in Scottsdale is the wide-range of apartments available across town.

Cultural Attractions in Scottsdale, AZ

You can experience an array of cultural events in Old Town Scottsdale, beginning with the weekly Art Walk every Thursday night. While you are in the Old Town area stop by other popular cultural attractions in Scottsdale such as the Love statue, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts, and the Scottsdale Historical Society. Within walking distance to each other, both the Contemporary Art museum and the Historical Society have year-round exhibits that cater to fine art and the history of Scottsdale.

If you have children and would like an interactive experience check out the MIM, the Musical Instrument Museum. MIM lets you experience musical instruments from around the globe in a state-of-the-art facility with advance technology. This museum also hosts a 300-seat music theater with performances, runway shows, and films.

Nightlife in Scottsdale, AZ

You have to experience the night clubs, bars, and dance floors in Scottsdale such as the Mint, Cake Nightclub, Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails, and the International Scottsdale Champagne Bar & Ultra Lounge. Many of the bars reside in the Downtown Scottsdale club district where the streets come alive at night and horse carriages offer rides to patrons. Each club has a unique vibe that caters to difference music genres and events. For example, Degree 270 is an upscale lounge located inside Arizona Talking Stick Resort & Casino while Rusty Spur Saloon is located in the Old Town area near the shops and caters to western music.

Many of Scottsdale venues host world-class events such as runway fashion shows at the& W Hotel, rooftop pool parties with live dj’s from around the world, and local events such as the summer pool parties every Saturday and Sunday. Scottsdale has two casinos that have live UFC fights, comedy acts by actors like Larry the Cable Guy, and energy dance by djs like Tiesto.

Shopping in Scottsdale, AZ

Scottsdale’s shopping is at the center of why people move to Scottsdale. You will fall in love with the shopping malls located at nearly every street corner. The Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall is the largest mall on the West Coast of the United States. It is home to stores such as Prada, Gucci, and Nordstrom. This mall has something for everybody and there are sales every day. Close by you will find Scottsdale Waterfront The Pavilions at Talking Stick Resort Shopping Center, and Kierland Commons, an outdoor shopping experience.

Transportation is at each of the main malls, which gives trolley rides every 15 minutes during business hours at no charge. Nearby you will also find the Biltmore Fashion Center, Scottsdale Quarter, and the Shops at Gainey Village. Located within strip malls and next to fine dining, the Quarter and the Gainey Shops are two of the most trafficked malls in Scottsdale.

Dining in Scottsdale, AZ

You can find an apartment in Scottsdale that is within walking distance to nearly every cuisine possible. Scottsdale is home world-famous restaurants such as Mastro’s City Hall Steakhouse, Yardhouse, Cowboy Ciao, The Oasis at The Phoenician, Taggia, and II Terrazzo. Scottsdale has resort dining, dive bars with finger foods, steak houses, American, BBQ, Italian, Asian, and of course, Mexican dining. Many of these restaurants are located in Old Town Scottsdale, next to the mall and 5th ave shops. If you drive down Scottsdale RD you will come across even more dining options located inside luxury resorts.

If you are looking for a more relaxed place to eat, Scottsdale has more causal eateries such as Denny’s, Cien Agaves Tacos & Tequila, Salty Senorita, Culinary Dropout, and the Sugar Bowl Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant. Many of the restaurants in Old Town are on the trolley line. The trolley makes it easy to dine out with friends and family without the hassle of parking.

Weather in Scottsdale, AZ

If you still need another reason to love Scottsdale, then rest assured that the sun shines almost year-round in this resort city. Scottsdale has seasonal weather without the snow. The months of December through February average around 68 degrees with clear skies at night. Spring stays around 77 degrees and remains warm and sunny throughout the season. Summers in Scottsdale are a bit dry and range from 99 degrees to 106 degrees; summer time also has low humidity and monsoon season. The hottest month in Scottsdale is July, where temperatures reach 106 degrees.

Fall in Scottsdale is a beautiful time of year where the weather stays around 87 degrees and the evenings are cool with low winds. Fall is generally the time of year when Scottsdale begins to experience an increase in tourism due to the mark of its cooler weather after monsoon season in August and September.

15 Neighborhoods in Scottsdale, AZ

  • Desert Horizon Park/Cactus Road

    The Desert Horizon Park/Cactus Road neighborhood of Phoenix sits just outside the Scottsdale city boundaries, about 4 miles southwest of the Scottsdale Municipal Airport and the Air Park light industrial zone. This upscale neighborhood stands out by having more four- and five-bedroom homes than 99 percent of the other neighborhoods in America. The size of the homes in the area makes a strong visual impression that has come to define the entire area to the west of North Scottsdale Road along the north side of East Cactus Road.

  • Downtown Scottsdale

    Life is good in Downtown Scottsdale, where residents enjoy a booming arts scene and elegant shopping under the near-constant sun. With its high-end resorts and cultured population, the neighborhood attracts a steady stream of well-to-do residents and visitors. The attractive blend of Old West style and modern amenities make Downtown Scottsdale one of the hottest areas in the Phoenix metro area.

  • Horizons/Cactus Corridor

    Residents of the Horizons/Cactus Corridor neighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona, enjoy the unique experience of small-town living within a larger city, as this friendly community surrounded by parks, golf courses and the Scottsdale Foothills resides just 11 miles from downtown Phoenix and just 8 miles from downtown Scottsdale.

  • McCormick Ranch

    Twenty miles northeast of Phoenix, McCormick Ranch spreads out like a desert oasis. As one of the largest master-planned communities in Arizona, the neighborhood features more than 25 miles of manicured biking paths, four large parks and over 130 acres of man-made lakes. If your home doesn’t have a view of the one of the seven lakes, it surely has a view of one of the two championship golf courses. Every morning offers a new experience for you and your family, as people take to the greenbelts to walk their dogs or get their morning exercise.

  • Monterey At Mountain View

    Monterey at Mountain View, a tiny suburb tucked in scenic North Scottsdale about 20 miles north of downtown Phoenix, houses over 1,000 residents. Comprised mainly of gated communities, luxury apartments and palm tree-lined streets, the condensed neighborhood enjoys access to major retail and business centers such as Paradise Valley Plaza, The shops at Gainey Ranch and Old Town Scottsdale.

  • Northeast Maricopa

    Scottsdale beckons new apartment residents who love its unique mixture of desert vistas and refined urban landscapes. The city's ever-evolving local culture reflects a constant influx of talent and ingenuity while remaining true to its roots. Less than 15 miles from Phoenix, Scottsdale treats visitors and citizens to art galleries, nightlife, gaming, local culture, and annual events, such as the Phoenix Open.

  • Northeast Outlying

    Master-planned communities and mini-ranches dot the sprawling northeast outlying neighborhood outside Scottsdale. Within master-planned communities such as Troon North, Whisper Rock, Anthem, and Desert Mountain, you can find fully self-sufficient villages that take care of all the immediate needs of life. Most of the homes in these communities are large single-family houses, but renters can also take their pick of townhouses for rent in some areas.

  • Outer Scottsdale Airpark

    The Airpark neighborhood of Scottsdale, Arizona, consists of the residential and retail areas immediately surrounding and running south from The Scottsdale Airpark, a nine-square-mile business and light industrial district anchored by the Scottsdale Municipal Airport. The Airpark sits north of the Scottsdale urban area, about 11 miles from downtown Scottsdale. It extends south in a well-defined corridor from East Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard down to East Thunderbird Road.

  • Park Lane

    The Park Lane neighborhood finds itself just northeast of Old Town Scottsdale, the pulse of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Known for fine dining, shopping, cultural events and a vibrant nightlife, Old Town has everything you need to live a comfortable and exciting life. The Arizona Canal borders Park Lane to the west, which has a well-used trail that serves as a great exercise avenue and quickly connects you to the heart of Old Town.

  • Preston Hills

    Nestled against the foothills of McDowell Mountain, Preston Hills provides quiet suburban living combined with easy access to coveted amenities. Residents only have to travel three miles to Lost Dog Wash Trailhead, one of the most popular trails in the Phoenix metro area, to start a day of hiking. The cul-de-sacs in Preston Hills create the ideal environment for children to enjoy playing without fear of heavy traffic. The neighborhood is well-established, featuring large homes with manicured lawns and mature palm trees.

  • Scottsdale Adobe Ranch

    The neighborhood of Adobe Ranch sits 17 miles northeast from Phoenix, at the intersection of Frank Lloyd Wright and Shea Blvd in Paradise Valley. The neighborhood offers excellent views of both Camelback and Mummy Mountains. Homes in Adobe Ranch range from the new and custom built homes to the older yet immaculately maintained. The neighborhood backs up to the Scottsdale Plaza Resort.

  • Scottsdale Estates/Summerfield

    Located four miles from Old Town Scottsdale and 20 miles from downtown Phoenix, Scottsdale Estates is comprised of older homes with mature landscaping and access to an array of amenities. As part of the City of Scottsdale, the neighborhood enjoys a community where old mixes with new and the wealthy mix with the middle class. This expansive neighborhood covers a large amount of the west side of Scottsdale.

  • Scottsdale Ranch

    Scottsdale Ranch, located in the northeast section of Phoenix, is home to a vibrant, active community. While many regard Arizona as a retirement destination, the area increasingly attracts single adults and young families who want to take advantage of the warm climate and the abundance of year-round outdoor activities.

  • South Scottsdale

    The affluent neighborhood of South Scottsdale has become the beating heart of shopping, restaurants and entertainment in Scottsdale, a Phoenix suburb known as the West's most Western town. Situated 12 miles northeast of downtown Phoenix, South Scottsdale attracts visitors from all over the metro area with its historic Old Town shopping district and a nightlife scene that has earned it the nickname "Arizona's South Beach." Residents enjoy rows of upscale desert homes, expansive parks with recreational lakes and close proximity to the Continental Golf Club. Retirees and families are drawn to the neighborhood's northern developments for their peaceful charm and low crime rate, and the affordable apartments south of Old Town attract a younger population of students and local artists.

  • Southwest Village/Camelvista

    Southwest Village and Camelvista sit on opposite sides of Indian School Road, a major thoroughfare in the southern part of Scottsdale. These neighborhoods provide opportunities for a quiet, suburban quality of life with easy access to all nearby Phoenix has to offer in terms of jobs and culture.