It doesn’t always rain in the Arizona desert but when it does, plants and animals really love it.
Arizona is reportedly home to more ancient dwellings and ruins sites than any other state in the U.S.. Thankfully many of them are preserved and protected on land managed by the National Parks Service. Others, like the Mindelff Cavates are preserved primarily due to their remote location.
You don’t have to go to the Grand Canyon to experience the natural beauty of Arizona. There are plenty of wonders to see right in the city of Phoenix. Check out this interactive guide.
Did you know you can drive through a Joshua Tree Forest in Arizona? It’s true. On Highway 93 between Wickenburg and Wikieup, there’s a 7-mile stretch of road graced with Joshua Trees and other hardy desert plants.
Robert Dalegowski loved Arizona – especially the Grand Canyon. It showed in the artwork to which he devoted so much of his life.
There are plenty of spectacular boating lakes dotted around Arizona. Bonus: given the state’s relatively warm climate, the lakes never freeze over. Here’s a great guide to Arizona’s most scenic lakes.
MUST SEE: Amazing video of water gushing over Sycamore Falls, southeast of Williams, AZ after one of the heavy monsoon rain storms Arizona is famous for.
Having enough drinkable water can mean life or death when you’re exploring the hot, dry deserts of Arizona. The self-filtering Clearly Filtered canteen can you help you convert almost any water source into drinkable water.
Tell us your favorite place to view sunsets in Arizona.