Arizonia DesertIf you’re looking to visit Scottsdale for Spring Break 2011, then chances are you’ll have a full plate. But if you want to round out your Scottsdale trip with some quality free activities, it really doesn’t get any better than checking out some of the following places:

  1. Native Trails. Learn more about the native cultures of Arizona and the Southwestern United States through this fun and informative festival. People from the various tribal nations come together to present music and dance from their native cultures. They also share information about their tribe, as well as present traditional art and food. You can even take part in a traditional round dance. Definitely don’t miss Native Trails during your Scottsdale trip.
  2. Fiesta Cluster Dog Show. Held at WestWorld, you’ll want to visit Scottsdale to see this dog show. Dogs and their owners converge from across the country to take part in the Fiesta Cluster Dog Show. You can see some of the best dogs in the country compete in agility trials as well as specialty breed shows.
  3. McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Plan your next Scottsdale trip around the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. In addition to seeing the stunning beauty of the Sonoran Desert, you’ll also be able to hike along trails through the majestic McDowell Mountains. This geographically unique desert preserve lets you get up close and personal with the beauty and diverse wildlife of the region.
  4. ArtWalk. Every Thursday, the best Scottsdale art galleries open their doors for free. You’ll be able to experience the finest artists in the region on the ArtWalk, which includes both permanent and traveling Scottsdale art galleries. Enjoy the beautiful art in style the next time you visit Scottsdale.
  5. Scottsdale Trolley. The Scottsdale Trolley is a beloved piece of historic Scottsdale. Taking you from Fashion Square to fantastic Scottsdale art galleries, the trolley operates for free 7 days a week. When you visit Scottsdale, do your sightseeing in style aboard the trolley.

If you visit Scottsdale for Spring Break, keep these free activities in mind. You’ll get a chance to experience the culture, art and history of the region. Make your next Scottsdale trip memorable with one of these free activities.