Close to ASU and the Desert Botanical Garden, the Quality Suites – Old Town Scottsdale Hotel is minutes from Phoenix. Stay out of the bright lights of the city for your restful night’s sleep and get...

The Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix

The Phoenix area is home to majestic natural views and beautiful desert rock formations and landscapes. The Desert Botanical Garden in located near the outskirts of Scottsdale and Tempe, Arizona, in the greater Phoenix area. There are many hotels near the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix to consider for your stay, including:

Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn

Hospitality Suite Resort

Suburban Extended Stay Hotel Near ASU

Quality Suites- Old Town Scottsdale

Things To Do

The Desert Botanical Garden is a wonderful experience for visitors of all ages. There are a number of activities available inside the garden, as well as numerous things to do in the surrounding Phoenix, Tempe, and Scottsdale areas.

The Desert Botanical Garden – The Desert Botanical Garden spans over 140 acres of high desert land featuring beautiful landscapes and natural rock formations. 55 acres of the area are groomed and cultivated to display over 50,000 plant displays and showcases. All exhibits are outdoors amidst the beautiful Arizona scenery. The garden offers a variety of trips and educational classes for adults of all ages.

Musical Instrument Museum – In nearby North Phoenix, the Musical Instrument Museum offers a collection of musical instruments from all over the world. Audio vignettes offer the opportunity to listen to the exhibits as you tour the museum. A concert hall hosts musical performers from around the world.

Scottsdale Art Walk – Scottsdale is home to well over 100 art galleries, and on Thursday evenings you can enjoy the Scottsdale ArtWalk from 7:00 to 9:00.  The art district forms an informal open house, allowing visitors to walk freely and examine the various galleries and exhibits. Some exhibits feature artist receptions as well. On some occasions, the walks are accompanied by live music in the streets, and the events are often specially themed.

Torvea Castle – The Torvea Castle sits atop a hill in Central Phoenix. It offers tours of its grounds which are educational and informative, telling of the castle’s previous residents and the roles they each had in the history and development of the city.

Getting Around

For those without access to a personal vehicle, there are several choices for getting yourself around the area. If you favor public transportation, you can visit the Tempe Transit Center, Veolia Transportation, or Blue Star Transportation, among others. If you would rather enjoy the comfort, convenience, and privacy of your own vehicle, you can use one of two of Tempe’s local rental car businesses. Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Avis Car Rental are your options locally. Talk to the staff of hotels near the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix for suggestions.

Additional Information

Tempe is a beautiful location with many great outdoor attractions. It offers picturesque scenery of Arizona’s high desert and natural rock formations, all while remaining a calm and hospitable town. You are sure to enjoy your time in Tempe, and if you’d like a faster pace, Downtown Phoenix is roughly 15 short miles from hotels near the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, and the city offers limitless activities for everyone to enjoy. Neighboring Scottsdale is just as accommodating, and you are sure to find pleasure enjoying the greater Phoenix area as well.