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.
Evening shows are offered Tuesday and Thursday nights from Sept.-Nov. and Feb.-April. Shows begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. and last approximately 30 to 50 minutes. Weather permitting; viewing though ASU telescopes follows each show. Reservations are required for all evening shows.Tempe, AZ Planetariums
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
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
The Golf Club at Eagle Mountain, a Scott Miller designed course, features rolling hills, verdant valleys, box canyons and dramatic changes in elevation. The course provides golfers panoramic views of Camelback, Saddleback and Red Mountains. Opened in 1996Fountain Hills, AZ Golf Courses
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Engine No. 761, an 1890 vintage, is one of the steam locomotive workhorses of the main line between Chicago and the west. Included in the display located adjacent to the historic depot and Visitors Center, is the Tender and the 1900Wickenburg, AZ Railroad History
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
Painted Rock Petroglyph Site, just south of Gila Bend and approximately 90 miles southwest of Phoenix, Arizona, provides visitors the opportunity to view an ancient archaeological site containing hundreds of symbolic and artistic rock etchings, or "petroglyphs,"Gila Bend, AZ Archaeology