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.
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
An Arizona Historic Site, the Cosanti Foundation is a unique complex of desert-appropriate, experimental, concrete structures designed and constructed by Paolo Soleri, world recognized architect and originator of the "arcology" concept with the help of students from around the world.Scottsdale, AZ Arts
The rolling terrain of Riverview Golf Course places a premium on accuracy and makes for a unique golfing experience. It is a regulation 9-hole course with a par of 36 and total yardage of about 3,114. Riverview Golf Course designed by Gary Panks, is a challenging mix of par3's, 4's and 5'Mesa, AZ Golf Courses
Experience the beauty of one of the most unique Southwestern desert canyons on a Sabino Canyon tram ride. Sabino Canyon is a natural desert oasis located in Tucson's Coronado National Forest and is home to spectacular desert landscapes and abundant wildlife.Tucson, AZ Excursions
Wildlife World Zoo has Arizona's largest collection of exotic animals, totaling more than 1,300 individual animals. Wildlife World Zoo is accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association. It is one of a few nationally accredited privately owned zoos in the United States.Litchfield Park, AZ Zoos