Who else is better qualified to recommend Scottsdale attractions to visit during your trip than the Travel Channel? According to the Travel Channel, Scottsdale is “one part dusty cow town and two parts taste and culture; Scottsdale pours forth a unique blend across the Sonoran desert, attracting seven million tourists each year. Exquisite galleries, shops and golf courses update ‘The West’s Most Western Town.'” We couldn’t have said it better! Courtesy of our friends at the Travel Channel, here is a list of 3 Scottsdale attractions to check out while in town, recommended by the people who know best.

Scottsdale Spring Training1. Scottsdale Stadium. Right in the center of  Old Town Scottsdale, this stadium is the Spring Training Center for the San Francisco Giants and is home-base for the new minor league Valley Vipers. With home plate shaped bricks, golden-era-style lamps and antique gloves you will be overcome with nostalgia for baseball’s heyday. An inexpensive choice for baseball fans or general sightseers alike, the stadium is a stone’s throw from many fine restaurants, shops and events in the downtown Scottsdale area.

2. Scottsdale Ranch Park offers amenities to to satiate your need for a complete workout, no matter what sports you are in to. To satisfy the need for exercise and work your competitive spirit, there are volleyball, basketball, racquetball, tennis and squash courts. The younger visitors will really enjoy the vast childrens’ playground. Park facilities may be used for groups with a maximum of 1,000. Park hours vary according to season so please contact the park for additional information.

3. Scottsdale Museum Of Contemporary Art. This museum has on hand a large variety of frequently changing contemporary art exhibits and also hold special events for adults and families. Photography, paintings and sculpture are just a few of the highlighted talents on showcase here. Devoted to the art, architecture and design of our time, SMoCA offers free art lectures, symposiums, workshops and poetry readings.

The people over at Travel Channel really knows their stuff. Take their advice and visit these 3 Scottsdale attractions when you are staying at your Westbrook Vacation Rentals.