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Interesting Facts about Arizona

These interesting facts about Arizona will showcase what a unique and fascinating state it is to visit. For more information and videos on Arizona, see the links at the bottom of this post. Arizona is located in the Southwestern part of the United States. It’s a place with dramatic...

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Top Places to visit in Central Arizona

Oak Creek Canyon is one of the best places to visit in central Arizona - Photo by: Mike Shubic of

This is a continuation of my top places to visit in Arizona article, which is broken down into three parts, Northern Arizona, Central Arizona and Southern Arizona. Top Places to visit in Central Arizona 1) Sedona Sedona is one of those magical places that should be on everyone’s bucket list. ...

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Southern Arizona Road Trip Guide

A Southern Arizona road trip gives travelers a chance to take-in some spectacular Sonoran Desert scenery, while soaking up the savory culture and cuisine of the Southwest. Winding roads make their way through dramatic desert landscapes, while jagged mountains with steep-sided canyons and unique rock formations will possess your attention....

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Arizona Wildflowers Road Trip Guide

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This Arizona Wildflowers road trip guide is based on my own person experience road tripping over 600 miles of Central/Southern Arizona in search of the best places to see the desert wildflowers. (Note: There is a clear winner!) This road trip was conducted in late March 2019, and due to...

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The Cliff Dwellers roadside attraction in Arizona

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Located along Highway 89a in northern Arizona is an incredible roadside attraction known as the Cliff Dwellers. The Cliff Dwellers is a cluster of several small homes built under unique rock-formations that provided some of the shelter. The soft eroding material from the Vermilion Cliffs offered a bounty of building...

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Visiting Bisbee, Arizona? Here are 5 things to do!

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Long ago, Bisbee, Arizona, was the town where copper and silver mines were in full swing. Today, Bisbee celebrates its rich historical heritage while also being a magnet for tourists. This quirky mining town is an enclave for artists with its eccentric charm and picturesque mountainside perch. Located about 90...

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Church Rock an Arizona Roadside Attraction

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Along highway 160 in northeast Arizona, on the Navajo Nation, the landscape is quite dynamic—rapidly changing  from sandstone red rocks to a swath of odd mounds known as the Painted Desert. It's along this route about about 30 miles southeast of Monument Valley that the landscape turns flat. Then, out...

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Scenic Roads: Joshua Trees Parkway in Arizona

Joshua Trees Parkway is one of the many things to see in Arizaon

In the 1980s, Joshua Trees became immortalized after the release of the U2 album by the same name. The image of the band in the California desert with a lone Joshua Tree in the background made the yucca specious illustrious with fans, many of whom roamed the California countryside in...

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Slide Rock in Sedona, Arizona

Slide Rock is a very popular destination in the Oak Creek Canyon area of Sedona, AZ...and, for good reason. Slide Rock provides not only some great views of Oak Creek and the surrounding canyon, but a number of recreational activities.

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Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona is located in the southern part of the state and provides a truly authentic Southwestern experiences. Famous for its dramatic beauty, the Sonoran Desert covers this region with spectacular cacti - including the giant saguaro, which is the symbol of the American Southwest. Guest ranches, horseback rides, and...

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Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee is an old mining town nestled in the mountains of southern Arizona. The town is full of charm and intrigue. There are restored neighborhoods of Victorian and European-style homes perched miraculously along the precarious hillsides. Old town is bustling with shopkeepers, art galleries and cafes. There are a host...

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Jerome, Arizona

Jerome was once a mining camp, but over the past thirty years this hilltop has turned into a hip and eclectic artistic community that attracts tourist from around the world. Jerome is also where photographers go to heaven as there are so many photo opps.

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