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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 Things You Need To Know About Kartchner Caverns State Park

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10 Things You Need To Know About Kartchner Caverns State Park

#1 The Kartchner Caverns have been voted best cave in the USA by USA Today Readers’ choice. Check it out! We think it’s pretty fair to say you won’t be disappointed. #2 The cave was discovered in 1984 by Gary Tenen and Randy Tufts, but they didn’t tell owners James and Lois Kartchner about it

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedMay 9, 2016
Do You Know These 4 Important Facts About Haboobs?

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Do You Know These 4 Important Facts About Haboobs?

#1 The term haboob comes from the arabic word “habb,” meaning wind. If you aren’t from Arizona, there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of haboobs before. No worries, though! You’re about to learn everything you need to know. A haboob is an intense dust storm that is carried on an atmospheric gravity current. When

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJun 21, 2016
5 Reasons You Can’t Miss This Beautiful Castle In Phoenix, Arizona

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5 Reasons You Can’t Miss This Beautiful Castle In Phoenix, Arizona

#1 Phoenix might be the last place you expect to find a castle, but it’s where you’ll find Tovrea Castle! Sitting gloriously atop the hill close to East Van Buren and 52nd Street, if you’re driving the Loop 202, you can’t miss the breathtaking view of this structure. It’s full name is Tovrea Castle at

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 29, 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
10 of the Most Beautiful Pictures of White Pocket

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10 of the Most Beautiful Pictures of White Pocket

#1 This is  the White Pocket outcropping in Arizona. Check out those colors! #2 It’s what you might call a geological masterpiece. These are some of the most unique rock formations you will find! Scientists can’t seem to agree on what caused them. #3 Plenty of beautiful, resilient plants grow here. Even though it can

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedMay 24, 2016
Here Are 6 of the Best Venues to Watch Fireworks in Metro Phoenix

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Here Are 6 of the Best Venues to Watch Fireworks in Metro Phoenix

With so many firework events happening around the same time in the valley, it’s tough to figure out which one is the best to go to. Fortunately, we’ve done the research for you and have compiled a list of the 6 best venues for watching fireworks and having a good time with your family &

Brian FosterBrian FosterJul 4, 2016
Here Are 5 Of The Oldest Restaurants in Arizona You Must Try

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Here Are 5 Of The Oldest Restaurants in Arizona You Must Try

If you’re in Arizona and you’re feeling hungry, there are plenty of places you could head to for a delicious dinner. But if you’re hungry for an experience that’s not only rich in flavor, but also in historical heritage, head to one of these five restaurants that have been around for generations. #1 Mormon Lake

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedAug 23, 2016
Here’s Why Saguaros Are the Coolest Cacti

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Here’s Why Saguaros Are the Coolest Cacti

If you don’t already have a favorite cactus… you’re about to! #1. The Saguaro Cactus is only found in the Sonoran Desert. This one is about 30 feet tall. They aren’t exactly what you’d call dainty… #2 They’re the largest cactus in the United States! They can eventually grow to be between 40 and 60

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 25, 2016
5 Reasons You Absolutely Must See Coconino National Forest

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5 Reasons You Absolutely Must See Coconino National Forest

#1 Coconino National Forest is one of six national forests in Arizona. 2008 marked the 100th anniversary of the proclamation that consolidated the Grand Canyon National Forest south and east of the Colorado River, parts of Tonto National Forest and Black Mesa, and San Francisco Mountains National Forest. into Coconino National Forest. All in all,

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJun 8, 2016
5 Interesting Facts About This Unexplained Ruin in Arizona

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5 Interesting Facts About This Unexplained Ruin in Arizona

#1 Casa Grande has been around since about 1350 C.E. Archaeologists believe that ancient Sonoran Desert people are the ones who should receive credit for building Casa Grande. Aside from building Casa Grande, these innovative people also developed wide scale irrigation farming and maintained expensive trade connections. These ancient people thrived for about 1000 years,

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 15, 2016
10 Facts About Fort Verde State Historic Park

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10 Facts About Fort Verde State Historic Park

#1. This fort was used as a base for General Crook’s U.S. Army scouts and soldiers. Between the 1870’s and the 1880’s, many men called this fort home. #2 This Park is the best preserved example of a fort that was used during the Indian Wars. This is the place to visit if you want

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedMay 10, 2016
12 Tips For Keeping Cool in the Scorching Arizona Heat

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12 Tips For Keeping Cool in the Scorching Arizona Heat

Anyone who lives in Arizona or has ever visited knows that the heat here is nothing to mess around with. When summer is stretching on, temperatures are topping 100 degrees, and you feel like you might melt if you don’t get cool, try out these tips to get you through! Make sure your house is

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJun 22, 2016
You May Be Surprised to Learn These 5 Famous People Are From Arizona

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You May Be Surprised to Learn These 5 Famous People Are From Arizona

Everyone knows that Arizona is home to the Grand Canyon, but you might not know that these 5 famous people call Arizona home, too! Though they all may not have been born in this great state, they moved there early on, and established successful lives there! #1 David Spade This funny guy, born in 1965, totally

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedAug 1, 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 Beautiful Pictures of the Vermilion Cliffs

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10 Beautiful Pictures of the Vermilion Cliffs

#1 Look at the Vermilion Cliffs! It’s a pretty fitting name, don’t you think? #2 There are so many hues of reds and oranges. They go together perfectly. #3 The red cliffs really pop against the bright blue sky. And the green plants, too! Gorgeous! #4 Here’s a pastel version. It’s equally as divine. #5

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedMay 26, 2016