3. Taliesin West →
12621 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, map | Tickets: $39-49
Taliesin West was Frank Lloyd Wright’s Desert Laboratory, the place he and his apprentices spent their time. It’s the second Frank Lloyd Wright property we’ve visited for the reason that Guggenheim in NYC.
You possibly can go on a self-guided audio tour (60 minutes), which is what we did, or a guided tour (90 minutes). We appreciated going at our personal tempo with the audio tour however later realized just a few areas had been out there solely on the guided tour. When you’ve got the time or are an enormous Frank Lloyd Wright fan, you must do the guided tour.
We beloved that he doesn’t simply design buildings however designs areas related to their environments.
Native Tip: They run particular occasions on their property, like a guide membership, a contented hour, and extra. Verify their website for essentially the most up to date data.
Professional Tip: The tour goes in a single course, so spend as a lot time in every house earlier than transferring ahead. If you wish to study extra earlier than your go to, pre-download the Smartify app (for google play) and hearken to the “Frank Lloyd Wright Basis Highlights Audio Tour – Sacred Areas.” You don’t want to enroll or add any private data. Simply proceed as a visitor.