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Why a Trip to Arizona During Super Season Is the Perfect Gift

By Editor 2023, December

Searching for an unconventional birthday, anniversary or Valentine’s Day gift? Skip the material gifts and opt for an experience instead. From the anticipation to the memories, travel is one gift that goes above and beyond. Scottsdale Super Season presents ample opportunity to give the gift of adventure to those you love. From thrilling sports events to festivals, car auctions, and more, an Arizona vacation is the perfect present for the special ones on your list.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Arizona?

The best time to visit Arizona? Scottsdale Super Season, which runs from January through March! Here’s why people flock to the region from late winter to early spring.

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Super Season Cultural Events

Scottsdale Super Season is a jam-packed period of exciting events for all ages, making it one of the state’s top vacation destinations. The area is home to unique cultural events that celebrate the region. Visit for the Parada del Sol Parade and Trail’s End Festival and Arizona Indian Festival in early February.

The city’s Artwalk and Old Town Farmers Market allow visitors to shop for artisan goods in an inviting atmosphere. These events occur each week throughout the season, so there’s always a good time to visit.

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Super Season Sporting Events

When it comes to sports, no Scottsdale, AZ, vacation is complete without a visit to an exhilarating sporting event. Phoenix Open sees PGA Tour fans flock to TPC Scottsdale in early February each year, and MLB Spring Training makes the stretch between late February and late March among the best times to visit Scottsdale.

And for those hoping to celebrate the season with fellow sports fans, the highly anticipated Historic Old Town ESPN Main Street Tailgate can’t be missed. This free Old West-style football pre-game party spans five days in early February and takes place in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. Activities include life-sized games, entertainers, live music, a western bar, giveaways, and food from some of Arizona’s vendors.

In addition to the major league sporting events, there is also the famed Rodeo Scottsdale, taking place in early March. The Rodeo, also known as the Parada Del Sol Rodeo, is a PRCA-sanctioned event taking place over four days each year. In attendance are champion athletes in Bareback Bronc, Saddle Bronc, Barrel Racing, Tie Down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, and more. Guests can also enjoy PRCA Specialty Acts and a PRCA Rodeo Clown. 

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Giving the Gift of Travel

If you’ve been thinking about booking an Arizona vacation, nothing beats the thrill of Scottsdale Super Season. Not only is this the best time to visit the area, but it is also a sure way to make the most of your Arizona travel.

Here are a few fun ways to prepare your travel gift and start the excitement as early as possible:

· Use themed wrapping paper and packaging for tickets and trip-related gifts. This shows which gifts are related to one another and can provide clues as to what the recipient is unwrapping.

· Organize a treasure hunt complete with clues about Scottsdale Super Season. Hide clues and related gifts around the house to lead your loved one to a final gift revealing their travel arrangements and event tickets.

· Fill a large box with balloons or festive rather than giving an envelope or small box.

· Create a themed stocking and fill it with clues about the travel destination to build up their excitement. The last gift they open? Details about their upcoming trip.

A Scottsdale vacation can serve as the perfect gift for your loved one, with Super Season making the trip that much more memorable. For unforgettable accommodations, book a stay at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, a Gurney’s Resort & Spa and enjoy stunning views and luxurious amenities. Make their stay even more memorable with a Sanctuary Camelback Mountain gift card, which can be applied to accommodations, spa services, dining, and retail.