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The State of Arizona is a place filled with hope, where the heart of the Old West still beats strong, where somehow Native American tribes have managed to survive, and where tourists can learn about their long, tumultuous history. Not to mention the pectacular scenery everywhere you look.

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Popular Destinations: FlagstaffGrand Canyon National Park
PhoenixSedonaTucson… and more

• Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

Want to make a spectacular understatement? Go ahead and call the Grand Canyon 'a great big hole in the ground.' About 277 miles long, an average of 10 miles wide and more than a mile deep, the colorful, eroded layers of this wonder reveal nothing less than the incredible geological history of North American …

• Flagstaff

Flagstaff, Arizona

A funky, vibrant town filled with college kids attending Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff boasts cool mountain air, ponderosa pines and even a mountain to ski. Microbreweries, interesting hotels and hip restaurants are housed in historic brick buildings lining the pleasant streets …

• Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona

Although it's the largest city in the southwest, Phoenix's greatest attraction is the land that surrounds it: a vast expanse of untamed desert. It's a modern city, with an active arts scene, major museums, excellent restaurants, nonstop nightlife and superlative shopping and the launching pad for Grand Canyon adventures …

• Sedona

Sedona, Arizona

Sedona's main attraction is its array of red sandstone formations. The formations appear to glow in brilliant orange and red when illuminated by the rising or setting sun. The red rocks form a popular backdrop for many activities, ranging from spiritual pursuits to the hundreds of hiking and mountain biking trails …

• Tucson

Tucson, Arizona

Tucson was probably first visited by Paleo-Indians, known to have been in southern Arizona about 12,000 years ago. Recent archaeological excavations near the Santa Cruz River have located a village site dating from 2100 BC. The Early Ceramic period occupation of Tucson saw the first extensive use of pottery vessels …

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» Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon, Arizona

Antelope Canyon is a breathtaking natural attraction in Arizona and a large source of tourism revenue for the Navajo Nation. The stunning slot canyon is the most visited in the American Southwest and was formed by erosion of Navajo sandstone. The canyon is composed of two parts, the upper and lower canyon. The upper canyon is referred to as 'the place where water runs through the rocks' and does not require you to climb. The lower canyon is called 'spiral rock arches' and has stairs so you can access the base …

» Canyon Lake

Canyon Lake, Arizona

The smallest of the Salt River Projects lakes, Canyon Lake is just 10 miles long but offers 28 miles of shoreline. Being wet is popular here. Water skiing, boating, swimming and fishing are how most folks spend their days when visiting. Along with a designated swimming area, there is also a pair of boating ramps. Motorboat and row boat rentals are available. On weekends and holidays from April through October, the lake usually reaches capacity in the morning. Lucky fisherman can hook walleye, largemouth bass, yellow bass, rainbow trout, bluegill, channel catfish and crappie …

» Lake Powell

Lake Powell, Arizona

Lake Powell is a reservoir located in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, lying on the border of Arizona and Utah. It is known for its wealth of sandy beaches, sparkling blue water, and red-rock landscapes. It is the second largest man-made reservoir in the United States, measuring 24,322,000 acre feet (30 km³). Some of the lake's famous features include the Glen Canyon Dam (located in Arizona) and the Rainbow Bridge, one of the world longest natural bridges (located in Utah) …

» Lost Dutchman State Park

Lost Dutchman State Park, Arizona

The Lost Dutchman State Park covers 320 acres in the middle of Arizona, not far from the Superstition Mountains. The park was created in 1977, and it's named after the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine. This perhaps-apocryphal mine is said to be full of gold, but its exact location is unknown (people have died trying to find it). It's believed to be in the Superstition Mountains not far from where the park is today. Lost Dutchman State Park is a popular spot for hiking, mountain biking, and camping, and there are even naturalist-led hikes …

» Mogollon Rim

Mogollon Rim, Arizona

Sky-high cliffs of pale limestone and sandstone give this spectacular natural wonder its recognizable color. Its shaded canyons, creeks and ledges, juxtaposed with brilliant blue skies and lush green plains, make for breathtaking photo ops of the American Southwest. Travelers can wander the Ponderosa Pine forests and revel at age-old growth here, or navigate the trails that follow Fossil Creek Canyon and Pine Canyon through impressive landscapes and breathtaking beauty …

» Monument Valley

Monument Valley, Arizona

Monument Valley is a land of contrast. With orange sands set against a cerulean blue sky, and the magnificent red-rock buttes jutting out of the earth, the sight is other worldly. Monument Valley is a part of the Colorado Plateau. It's made up of red sandstone buttes that tower up to 1,000 feet (304 meters) above the ground. Stretching from the Arizona to Utah desert, the area is composed of basins, strange rock formations, cactus, and the bright desert sands …

» Navajo Reservation

Navajo Reservation, Arizona

From national monuments to parks and historical sites, the Navajo Reservation rewards visitors with one a kind scenery and history. A variety of outdoor activities are available on the Navajo Reservation - from hiking to horseback riding, fishing and camping. Tours are offered to teach visitors about Navajo culture and history. There are also more than half a dozen museums. You can easily spend more than just a day. Along with hotels, a bed and breakfast, camping and RV facilities …

» Page

Page, Arizona

Page, Arizona, is a town in the northern part of the state. It sits on top of Manson Mesa overlooking Lake Powell, and it is the gateway to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Navajo Nation. The town was established in 1957 as a work camp for the builders of Glen Canyon Dam. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area covers more than 1.2 million acres and stretches for hundreds of miles from Lees Ferry in Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of southern Utah. It includes Lake Powell, which is the second largest man-made lake in the United States …

» Painted Desert & Petrified Forest

Painted Desert & Petrified Forest, Arizona

If you want to see some of the coolest sites that nature has to offer, than few destinations are better than Arizona's own Petrified Forest National Park. The park is divided into two areas along a north-south corridor. The northern half of the park is home to the famous Painted Desert, an 146 square mile (235 square meter) area of badlands. Composed of stratified layers of easily erodible siltstone, mudstone, and shale, these desert stones gain their varied pigmentation from the iron and magnesium compounds found within the rock layers …

» Sabino Canyon

Sabino Canyon, Arizona

Sabino Canyon is in southern Arizona, not far from Tucson, and draws visitors for its outdoor recreational opportunities and natural beauty. Sabino Canyon is part of the Coronado National Forest, and an incredibly popular recreation spot. Activities in the area include hiking, horseback riding, cycling, birding, and more. There's no access for private vehicles, but there are canyon tours in a tram for people who can't or don't have time to do much hiking. There are campgrounds, camping areas, RV camps, and cabins for rent near Sabino Canyon …

» Salt River

Salt River, Arizona

Playing in or on Arizona's Salt River is a great way to stay wet and cool any time of year. Just how you make a splash is entirely up to you. Depending on conditions, whitewater rafting season typically runs winter through spring on the Upper Salt River. Its rafting rapids are rated class III and IV. Guided trips can run from just one days to five days in length. Near Mesa, folks love to rent inner tubes and float down the lower Salt River. Not far from Scottsdale, you can paddle, or simply just float in the calm water …

» Tempe

Tempe, Arizona

If you're hoping for a getaway filled with warm, sunny days, hit the road to Tempe. With 330 days of sunshine each year and an average temperature of 85 degrees, just thinking about Tempe can make you feel warm. The combination of nice weather and 50 parks make spending time outside easy. Papago Park has more than 13 miles of hiking and biking trails and Tempe Beach Park boasts 25 acres of recreation space, while cyclists love Tempe's 175 miles-plus of dedicated bikeways …

» Tombstone

Tombstone, Arizona

A visit to Tombstone is like taking a trip back to the Old West. Called by some 'The West's Most Famous Town,' Tombstone, Arizona, was founded in 1877 when word spread of a silver strike. The famous Gunfight at the OK Corral occurred in Tombstone in 1881. At its peak the town's population was estimated between 15 and 20 thousand people with more than one hundred saloons, many restaurants, schools, churches and one of the first public swimming pools in Arizona …

» Tucson

Tucson , Arizona

If you like sunny and warm, you'll love Tucson, Arizona. With more than 350 days of sunshine a year, Tucson can brag about being one of the sunniest cities in the United States. The 32nd largest U.S. city, Tucson is part of the Sonoran Desert. All that warm weather makes for plenty of opportunities to get outdoors. The bike scene moves at a fast speed offering roughly 500 miles of dedicated bike lanes for residents and guests to roll along. Tucson is also surrounded by five mountain ranges …

» Verde Canyon Railroad

Verde Canyon Railroad, Arizona

If you want a unique way to experience the beauty of Arizona's wilderness, look no further than the Verde Canyon Railroad. At a peaceful 12 miles per hour (19 kilometers per hour), you can ride this train as it winds its way along the beautiful Verde River. The four hour, 40-minute round trip takes you from Clarkdale to the ghost ranch of Perkinsville and back. The scenic route is nestled between two national forests, ensuring stunning natural views in either direction. Along the way you'll cross bridges, pass through tunnels, and climb your way up and down desert cliffs …

» Williams

Williams, Arizona

Williams, Arizona, is a town in the northern part of the state and within the Kaibab National Forest. It was founded in 1881 and named after Bill Williams, a famous trapper, scout and mountain man. Williams offers a variety of outdoor activities. There are seven fishing lakes in the area. Several hiking trails go up Bill Williams Mountain and into Sycamore Canyon. The town has an alpine ski area as well as cross country skiing trails. There is plenty of wildlife in the area …

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Sure it's cheesy to proclaim, but Arizona is a state that puts the grand in Grand Canyon. A land of magnificent purple sunsets, it's a place where you can kick off your boots and sing by the campfire amid looming saguaro cacti. A place where leathery old-timers spin yarns about the bad old days - shootouts and outlaws, ladies of the night and the thrill of striking gold …

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Arizona is one of the Four Corners states, situated south and east of the Colorado River. It borders New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, California, touches Colorado, and has a 389-mile (626 km) international border with Mexico. Aside from the Grand Canyon, a number of other National Forests, Parks, Monuments, and Indian reservations are located in the state. …

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