There's no place on earth quite like the Grand Canyon State. It's not just the landscapes, which take in tall mountain ranges, swift rivers, grasslands, sand dunes, and cactus forests. It's not just the storied past, which reaches back thousands of years. It's not just the people, a vibrant blend of cultures and traditions. It's all these things, and the way they come together, that make a visit to Arizona a truly unforgettable experience.
Besh-Ba-Gowah is an ancient ruin unlike the others. Here you are encouraged to walk within the rooms of this 700 year old pueblo, climb ladders into the upper stories, and see the utensils, pottery and furbishings that were a part of life in pre-Columbian times.Globe, AZ Archaeology
Located in Scottsdale's popular Old Town district, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) features the most compelling modern and contemporary art, architecture and design from around the globe. Designed by award-winning architect Will Bruder, SMoCA's minimalist building (Scottsdale, AZ Arts
The world's largest collection of optical telescopes is located high above the Sonoran Desert. Kitt Peak, on the Tohono O'odham Reservation, is home to 22 optical and two radio telescopes representing dozens of astronomical research institutions. The National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO)Tucson, AZ Observatories
Lake Pleasant offers two boat ramps for boat launching. The largest boat ramp at Lake Pleasant offers 10 lanes for boat launching. This 10-lane boat ramp is paved and functional to a water elevation of 1,600 feet. Parking at the 10 lane offers room for 480 vehicles, 355 vehicles with trailers, and 1, AZ Boating
The Story of Frontier Town Cave Creek, Arizona The wild west town of Cave Creek was settled in the 1870's by miners, ranchers and cattleman, but did not incorporate until 1986, and as the local Creekers would say, still wild after all these years. Today many people visit Frontier Town, an 1880'Cave Creek, AZ Historic Sites