Arizona is home to the jaw-dropping Grand Canyon, crazy desert wildlife, and very hot summers.
Everyone knows that Arizona is famous for record breaking temperatures and the gorgeous Grand Canyon, but did you know these ten interesting facts about Arizona?
Between May and June you can see the beautiful white flowers. Even cooler? The Saguaro is the largest cactus in America!
If you’re interested in seeing a whole lot of this multi colored material, head on over to Petrified Forest National Park where they’ve got tons of it!
People travel from all across the country to come buy jewelry that incorporates these blue-green stones.
How much copper was needed to cover the roof? The equivalent of about 4,800,000 pennies!
They use Mountain Standard Time all year long, with the exception of the Navajo Nation Community.
Before the Southern Pacific Railroad, making the trek from the east coast to the west coast was an even more treacherous journey.
While Flagstaff might average eighteen inches a year, Yuma would consider themselves lucky to see four inches annually.
This makes sense, considering the world’s oldest Indian settlement, Oraibi, was founded here by the Hopi Indians.
Head over to Kitts Peak National Observatory in Sells if you’re in the mood for some science.
This interesting fact is probably the source of many camel-centered Arizonian legends! Unfortunately, you won’t find any camels in Arizona today — unless you’re in a zoo.