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Gear up for the Holiday Season with a Vacation to Scottsdale

The holidays can deliver a lot of joy to many; it’s kind of like how the whole season seems to be quite the jolliest time of the year. When thinking about what to do this season try a vacation to amp up your season with some holiday cheer, and there is no better place than to spend the holidays in Scottsdale Arizona. Plus, finding the best vacation holiday rentals in town are what you’re hoping to get this year, and you can do just that with Holiday Rental. Featuring beautiful luxury homes and rental options we’re sure you’ll get just what you want this festive season.

We know that this time spent with family and friends, from November to the very beginning of the New Year, is an extraordinary time, especially when you add in the desert setting of Scottsdale. During this time our city lights up, and there are plenty of excellent and shall we say, festive things to do that will make you, wanting more. Whether it’s a daytime walk or even an illuminated light display, many of the best holiday offerings are open to the public which is an added benefit as a visitor to our warm desert in the winter.


Grab a Picture by the Tallest Tree

In October, Arizona’s tallest Christmas tree started its journey from California, traveling all the way to its final destination at the Anthem Outlet Shopping Center, just north of Phoenix. Staggering over 100 feet tall this tree and the annual Christmas Tree Lighting takes place in November but it is decorated throughout the holiday season, and you’ll definitely want to get a marvelous photo next to it, this year!


How to walk an Artwalk

Many locations throughout the year offer fabulous Artwalks where artists can display their works, one of the most significant events in Scottsdale is the Fiesta Bowl Artwalk. As the Fiesta Bowl attracts thousands of football fans to celebrate their respective college league, it’s an ample time of the year to get out in Old Town Scottsdale. On the last week of December, art galleries will be opening their doors for visitors and guests alike to view the fantastic talents of local and national artistry. This event not only focuses on art but also all of the pleasant holiday shopping you’ll be able to do in and around Old Town. Plus, it’s an exceptional option for those last minute gifts!


Snow in the Desert?

It’s hard to imagine wintertime in Scottsdale will bring white fluffy snow, but if you head to the Carefree Christmas Festival, you’ll get the real deal! This fantastic three-day extravaganza brings a fabulous holiday market, parades, and more to get you in the festive mood. With the small town of Carefree being only a short drive from Scottsdale this event is easily accessible for any of our rentals.


Las Noches de Las Luminarias

Finally, if you’re in the spirit for something a little more romantic this time of the year, but you do not want it to be incredibly festive with red, white, and gold everything. Make sure to stop by the Desert Botanical Gardens for something a little different this season when you enjoy the Las Noches de Las Luminarias. In December, many local volunteers begin to line the pathways of the garden with luminaries. Perfect for a romantic night-time walk you’ll be able to see the garden with unique lighting that accentuates the gardens’ botanicals. Don’t forget to purchase your tickets here and if you’re hungry try out the on-site restaurant featuring seasonal flavors and favorites.
However you opt to enjoy this merry time of year, whether it’s family, friends, or your sweetheart, the holidays give us all a sense of being together. No matter what you do in Scottsdale make sure to enjoy the best vacation holiday rentals this season when you book your getaway with Holiday Rental, Scottsdale’s leading luxury vacation rental company. We wish you a joyful season and hope to see you in the desert this winter.

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