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Resident couple sharing a dessert together at a stop on the Scottsdale Trolley Dessert Tour near Vistara at SanTan Village in Gilbert, Arizona



Are you looking for something different to do?

Then gather your friends and enjoy a Scottsdale Trolley Dessert Tour. This two-hour walking adventure includes a knowledgeable guide and a ride on the Scottsdale Trolley.

The city is a short drive from our Gilbert apartments, and stops include:


Nestled in Old Town, Alien Donuts invaded in Scottsdale in 2018. It opens daily at 6:30 a.m., and the bakers are proud to share their original creations. They make the donuts from the finest, freshest ingredients, and the selection changes daily. Choices may include Chocolate Spacecraft, Alien Head, and Red Planet.


Owned by a mother/daughter duo, the Ruze Cake House is known for its innovative designs and small-batch cakes. The ladies source the honey, milk, and citrus from local farmers, while the eggs come from their own chickens. Everything is made from scratch including the fondant and Swiss meringue buttercream. In addition to the cakes, the menu also includes bear claws, chocolate caramel pretzels, and lemon glazed lavender shortbread cookies.


Step into SweetDee's Bakeshop to find a French-inspired bakery with a contemporary feel. The case is full of an array of treats, including those that are vegan and gluten-free. The setting is Instagram-worthy, and guests enjoy fast, friendly service. Goodies include brioche cinnamon rolls, Neapolitan brownies, and creme brulee donuts. They pair well with the espresso and press coffee.


At the Arcadia Farms Cafe, the chefs create everything from innovative salads to homemade scones. The community table is where strangers become friends, and everyone is treated like family. Arcadia is one of Scottsdale's favorite dining spots, and it has earned recognition from USA Today and The Daily Meal. Menu offerings include key lime tarts, warm fruit crisp, and chocolate sin bars.

The Scottsdale Trolley Dessert Tour is just one of the unique activities you can enjoy as a resident of our Gilbert, AZ apartments. To call our community home, please contact us. We'd love to give you a tour where you can see firsthand all we have to offer.