How to Get Around: A Scottsdale Guide to Transportation
There are a lot of great things to do and see in Scottsdale, but sometimes it’s hard to get to everything. Sometimes you just want a simple way to explore, or just to relax for an extended period of time. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to enjoy the Thursday Night ArtWalk without having to worry about driving to and from the event?
When it comes to getting around "The West's Most Western Town", there are as many transportation options to getting around as there are things to do and see in the city. There are various convenient transit options for getting visitors and residents around town.
Valley Metro provides public transit through the city 7 days a week. It provides routes through the rural area, Miller Road and to other popular destinations. Rides cost only $2.00, or you can pick up an all-day pass with unlimited rides for only $4.00. You can get route information from http://www.valleymetro.org or call (602) 253-5000.
The Scottsdale Trolley gives residents and visitors alike an option to see and visit the city’s wonderful restaurants, museums and galleries. It runs year round every 15 minutes from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with extended hours until 9 pm on Thursdays. The trolley can be used to travel to Marshall Way Arts District, Old Town, the Main Street Arts District, the Fifth Avenue Shops, Fashion Square, the Waterfront and South Bridge. Simply park in one of the designated parking garages and hop on the trolley to explore the city without having to drive! Call 80-970-8130 to find out more about route information, or visit http://www.experiencescottsdale.com to find out more.
Scottsdale Airport Shuttle provides door-to-door transport to events and other destinations in the city through its fleet of passenger shuttle vehicles and luxury cars. You can request service by contacting them through their website, or calling them at 1-877-905-9005.
Various hotels and businesses offer convenient shuttle services to Sky Harbor Airport. The Best Western Airport Inn and the Hyatt Regency offer shuttles to and from Sky Harbor airport 24 hours a day.
Now that you know about the various ways you can travel around the city, you can see all the great places Scottsdale has to offer by visiting www.scottsdale.com and checking out more of what makes this one of the coolest places in the United States!