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Arizona

Arizona is home to the jaw-dropping Grand Canyon,  crazy desert wildlife, and very hot summers.

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Arizona

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  • Capital Phoenix
  • Largest City Phoenix
  • Population 6,626,624
  • State Bird Cactus Wren
  • State Song Arizona
  • State Flower Saguaro Cactus Blossom
  • State Motto Ditat Deus
  • Median Income $49,254
  • Nickname The Grand Canyon State
10 Places to Stargaze in Arizona That Will Leave You Breathless

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10 Places to Stargaze in Arizona That Will Leave You Breathless

Does the sight of a billion twinkling stars leave you breathless? Good news! We’ve compiled a list of the ten best places to stargaze! #1 Kitt Peak National Observatory Home of the largest array of optical and radio telescopes in the world, Kitt Peak National Observatory is just fifty-six miles west-southwest of Tucson. Feeling like

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 1, 2016
10 Pictures That Show Sedona is Basically the Most Beautiful Place Ever

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10 Pictures That Show Sedona is Basically the Most Beautiful Place Ever

#1 Sedona is what you might call a ~big deal~. Is this field of flowers not unrealistically beautiful? It probably isn’t fair for Sedona to set standards like this. #2 They’re known for their unique red rocks. Can we just pause and appreciate how they glow in the sunlight? #3 There’s as much green as

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 22, 2016
10 Movies Where You’ve Seen Monument Valley

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10 Movies Where You’ve Seen Monument Valley

If you haven’t been living under a rock (see what I did there?), there’s a 99% chance that you’re familiar with Arizona’s Monument Valley. It’s one of the most photographed landmarks in the United States! It’s a pretty popular backdrop for western films, but it’s made some other, more unique, appearances, too. Check them out!

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 7, 2016
4 Unbelievable Facts About This Impressive Castle in Arizona

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4 Unbelievable Facts About This Impressive Castle in Arizona

#1 Would you believe us if we told you this castle was built by a dentist? As strange as it sounds, it’s true! Clearly, Dr. Mort Copenhaver wasn’t your average run-of-the-mill dentist, though. Ever since seeing a castle in a movie as a child, he became fascinated with the idea of living in one himself.

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 12, 2016
Here’s Why You Need To Know About Horseshoe Bend

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Here’s Why You Need To Know About Horseshoe Bend

Maybe you’ve never heard of Horseshoe Bend… It’s okay! It’s not your fault. But, it is sort of a problem because…. LOOK HOW BEAUTIFUL IT IS! You NEED this in your life. Horseshoe Bend is 5 miles from the start of Grand Canyon National Park. Its the Grand Canyon warming up! You can find it

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 18, 2016
10 of the Coolest Facts About The Grand Canyon

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10 of the Coolest Facts About The Grand Canyon

#1 The Grand Canyon reveals 40% of Earths history. The Grand Canyon contains the metamorphic rock Vishnu schist, and layers of sedimentary rock that date back to 1.75 billion years old — that’s nearly half the age of the Earth  (4.5 billion years old)! That means there are tons of fossils and tracks to help us learn

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 11, 2016
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Petrified Forest National Park

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park is just one among many of the national parks and monuments that Arizona has to offer. It’s undoubtedly one of the coolest! Here’s are some facts you might not know. #1 The Petrified Forest has been a national monument since 1906, but didn’t become a national park until 1962. Encompassing 170

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 13, 2016
10 Pictures That Prove Arizona Has No Chill

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10 Pictures That Prove Arizona Has No Chill

All of the other states might be content to blend in, but Arizona definitely has no chill. Here are 10 knock-your-socks-off pictures of beautiful Arizona, ya know, just doing its thing. #1 No other state can hold a candle to Arizona’s brilliant sunshine. Tell me where else you’ve seen sunshine like that. I dare you!

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 8, 2016
Everything You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About Supai, Arizona

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Everything You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About Supai, Arizona

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of Supai, Arizona. When you’re a village of only about 200 people, tucked away in a southwestern branch of the Grand Canyon, it makes sense that you might not make the nightly news much. Good thing we’re here to teach you all of the interesting facts you never knew

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 14, 2016
10 Arizona Sunsets We *Definitely* Don’t Care About

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10 Arizona Sunsets We *Definitely* Don’t Care About

#1 Heres’s a typical Arizona Sunset: Can someone please tell us what the big deal is here? #2 This time the sun is in Monument Valley. Because, honestly. All we’re seeing is a bunch of big rocks.  #3 How about one more of Monument Valley? STILL. JUST. ROCKS. #4 Here’s a sunset behind some cacti.

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 6, 2016
10 Photos That Prove Arizona is Nothing But a Hot, Dry Desert

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10 Photos That Prove Arizona is Nothing But a Hot, Dry Desert

#1 Check out Monument Valley! It must be sweltering out there. #2 And here are Sedona’s famous red rocks. They’re looking pretty ~dry~. #3 In fact, Sedona looks toasty warm. Feel like breaking out your bathing suit yet? #4 Nothing grows in the desert anyway, right? We all know that the sun constantly bakes everything…

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 4, 2016
Check Out This Video of Arizona’s Craziest Weather: The Rain Bomb

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Check Out This Video of Arizona’s Craziest Weather: The Rain Bomb

I think we can all agree that the weather can be pretty unpredictable and crazy. But the weather in Arizona? It’s on a whole other level! Maybe you’ve heard of Arizona’s monsoons and haboobs… and you probably thought those were the weirdest things that Arizona could cook up. Nope. We present to you: a rain

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJun 20, 2016
10 Incredible Facts About Arizona That You Should Know

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10 Incredible Facts About Arizona That You Should Know

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? #1 The official state flower of Arizona is actually the Saguaro Cactus bloom! Between May and June you can see the beautiful white flowers. Even cooler? The Saguaro is the

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedSep 2, 2016
If You Didn’t Know About These 5 Swimming Holes In Arizona, They’re A Must Visit

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If You Didn’t Know About These 5 Swimming Holes In Arizona, They’re A Must Visit

When the sweltering, summer heat in Arizona is at it’s worst, the crowded pool down the street just isn’t going to cut it. Check out these awesome swimming holes instead if you’re looking for a gorgeous place to cool down! #1 Bull Pen The Bull Pen swimming hole is located about fifteen miles east of Camp

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedSep 14, 2016
10 Facts About Arizona’s Painted Desert

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10 Facts About Arizona’s Painted Desert

#1 The Painted Desert is about 120 miles long by 60 miles wide. That’s 93,500 acres worth of beauty! #2 It took millions of years for nature to create this masterpiece. It’s a product of not only shifts in the earths crust due to volcanoes and earthquakes but also the appearance and disappearance of fresh waters

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedMay 28, 2016