Horse Fountain in Scottsdale
WINNERTop 100 rank: 47
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The epitome of an upscale shopping destination – the New York Times described its downtown as "a desert version of Miami's South Beach" with "plenty of late night partying and a buzzing hotel scene."
Scottsdale has plenty to offer. If you love golf, this is the place. The town is home to the FBR Open Golf Tournament, the best-attended event on the PGA Tour.
As you might imagine, Scottsdale isn't cheap. But the cost of housing, similar to other Phoenix-area towns, has declined from the market peak.
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