APCA 2022 Convention

A desert city located just 13 miles east of Phoenix, Scottsdale is best known for its temperate climate, great restaurants and shopping, fun outdoor activities, and hundreds of world-class golf courses. Time Magazine recently named Scottsdale as a top-50 most livable city in the United States. Between the desert terrain at the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, the bustling urban center at Old Town Scottsdale, and the gorgeous weather, there is something for everyone to love in Scottsdale. Golf: With 333 days of sunshine, you can leave your cares behind on the golf courses in Scottsdale. From smartly designed courses to high-end pro shops and clubhouses, it’s a golfing Mecca. At the Scottsdale Princess, you can enjoy access to some of the finest golf courses in the area, including home to the PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale. Nature: Scottsdale’s lush desert landscape offers nearly endless opportunities for outdoor adventure. Watch the sunrise from the gondola of a hot air balloon. Explore rolling mountain foothills on a hike in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Or unleash your inner cowboy and saddleup for a Western-style horseback ride. Shopping: Peruse quaint boutiques and local shops in Old Town to find unique cultural treasures or visit Scottsdale Fashion Square, the largest shopping mall in the American Southwest, to shop over 40 of the world’s most prestigious luxury brands. Baseball: Baseball fans should check out Cactus League Spring Training schedule. Every day while APCA is in town, you can choose from up to eight MLB games being played at Scottsdale-area stadiums. And within a 30-minute drive of Scottsdale, 12 other teams will be slugging it out at stadiums across the Valley of the Sun. Arts: With more than 125 galleries and museums, the exciting downtown Scottsdale Art & Shopping Districts, several fine performing arts venues, and architectural wonders, Scottsdale is a year-round celebration of the arts. Located in the Old Town district, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art features the most compelling modern and contemporary art, architecture, and design from around the globe. Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West features the art, culture, and history of 19 states in the American West with exhibits of Western and Native American art, rare artifacts, and cultural treasures on loan from some of the world’s foremost collectors and institutions. Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s desert laboratory in Arizona, is a UNESCO World Heritage site and National Historic Landmark nestled in the desert foothills of the McDowell Mountains. Scottsdale, Arizona Bursting at the seams with the makings of a memorable getaway