Looking for some of the best places to eat, shop and experience the desert in Scottsdale? We're sharing a few of our favorite nearby spots that are ready to welcome you now. There's plenty to explore, from renowned local restaurants to vintage boutiques and kayaking to hot air ballooning. Please note that certain featured businesses such as coffee shops may be offering items to-go only, and be sure to verify hours before heading out. Whether you're looking to take home the perfect souvenir or snag some locally made treats, there's plenty to keep you busy.