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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

http://az.gov/
  • 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 Facts About Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
10 Facts About Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest

#1  The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest used to be two separate parks! They combined them in 1974 to create a forest that covers two million acres of east-central of Arizona. This includes the Mongollon Rim and White mountains. #2 This national forest goes out of its way to prove that not all of Arizona is desert. There’s

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedMay 15, 2016
Which Grand Canyon View is Best For You?
Which Grand Canyon View is Best For You?

The Grand Canyon is a ~huge~ destination! We’re talking nearly 300 miles long and 18 miles across! That’s a whole lot to take in, and sometimes choosing the best viewpoint to fit your needs can be tricky. Here’s some info to help you choose between the North Rim, South Rim, Grand Canyon East, and Grand

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 19, 2016
Top 10 Cities to Visit in Arizona
Top 10 Cities to Visit in Arizona

#1. Phoenix More than 4 million people call Arizona’s capitol city their home. Phoenix has an zoo with 1,200 animals, a science center, and a museum dedicated to Native American culture. And, of course, more golf courses and nightclubs than you can count. All set against the stunning backdrop of Camelback Mountain and South Mountain

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 5, 2016
10 Stunning Photos That Will Remind You Why Arizona Is The Best State
10 Stunning Photos That Will Remind You Why Arizona Is The Best State

If you’re from awesome Arizona, the memory card of your camera is probably full of pictures we could have used for this article! For those of you who are a little rusty, here are ten photos to remind you why Arizona is the absolute best! #1 The Grand Canyon is a natural wonder that you

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedAug 4, 2016
5 Cool Facts About Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area
5 Cool Facts About Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area

#1 Fool Hollow Lake can be found within Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. It’s one among many beautiful attractions in the expansive national forest. #2 The recreation area is 800 acres! The lake itself is 150 acres! #3 A town named Adair once existed where the lake is now. Thomas Jefferson Adair foolishly moved to the area

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedMay 17, 2016
Top 12 Photos of Lightning in Arizona
Top 12 Photos of Lightning in Arizona

Storms can be scary! But if you’re safely tucked away inside, they can also be beautiful. Check out these stunning lightning strikes over Arizona! #1 This is Watson Lake near Prescott, Arizona. Isn’t that single bolt of lightning *striking*? #2 Here’s Sierra Vista going double or nothing. Twice as captivating! #3 This splintering bolt is

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 29, 2016
Here Are 3 Movies With Gene Wilder That Were Filmed In Arizona
Here Are 3 Movies With Gene Wilder That Were Filmed In Arizona

You may remember Gene Wilder from any one of the long list of movies he starred in. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Blazing Saddles, or Young Frankenstein are all classics you’ve surely seen. Wilder began what would become a wildly successful acting career in 1962. This week news reports all across the country are paying

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedAug 30, 2016
10 Pictures That Prove Arizona Has No Chill
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
8 Exciting Things To Do in Tucson, Arizona
8 Exciting Things To Do in Tucson, Arizona

#1 Tucson Botanical Gardens The Tucson Botanical Gardens are a five and a half acre paradise hidden within an urban environment. The gardens were originally founded in 1964 and have undergone many changes since that time. Here, you’ll find sixteen gardens and eleven annually rotating exhibits. You can look forward to specialties like the Zen

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJun 1, 2016
5 of the Best Hiking Trails in Arizona That You Need To Do
5 of the Best Hiking Trails in Arizona That You Need To Do

Arizona is known for its wonderful hiking trails, from epic blue waterfalls to breath taking scenic views — all the trails in our wonderful state have something unique to offer! Here’s a list of the top 5 you absolutely need to do. #1 Camelback Mountain One of the most popular hikes in the Phoenix Metro area, Camelback

Aleksandr HeitAleksandr HeitJun 15, 2016
The 10 Best Halloween Corn Mazes In Arizona
The 10 Best Halloween Corn Mazes In Arizona

With Halloween a little over a week away and only two weekends for family adventures, time is at hand to get out and celebrate the cooler temperatures of the season. These 10 corn mazes are perfect Halloween fun for the the whole family and a great way to get some exercise. 1. Schnepf Farms Pumpkin

John GhostJohn GhostOct 22, 2016
Here Are 10 Photos of Arizona During Fall That Will Take Your Breath Away
Here Are 10 Photos of Arizona During Fall That Will Take Your Breath Away

Arizona is nothing but a barren desert, right? Not quite. If you’re feeling the fall fever, check out these beautiful photos that prove Arizona can do fall just as well as any other state! #1 Just a reminder: Arizona has plants other than cacti. And while cacti have their own vibrant colors, these trees are showcasing the

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedSep 7, 2016
You May Be Surprised to Learn These 5 Famous People Are From Arizona
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 Arizona’s Most Beautiful Rainbows
10 of Arizona’s Most Beautiful Rainbows

Just when you thought Arizona couldn’t get any more beautiful. #1 Check out Springtime near Tucson. We bet those clouds are bringing April showers. #2 This one’s a double rainbow! Arizona goes big or goes home! #3 This hazy rainbow over Monument Valley certainly brings some color to the landscape. Talk about a view. #4

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedApr 27, 2016
5 Interesting Facts About This Unexplained Ruin in Arizona
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