1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008 480-941-1225 www.dbg.org
Scottsdale Things To Do: The Scottsdale Desert Botanical Garden is widely regarded as one of the world's finest collections of desert species. It is home to 139 rare and endangered species from around the globe on 145 acres.
The Gardens offer many educational programs and special events. Their butterfly garden is a huge attraction, as well as the artists painting in the gardens on any given day.