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Experiences

Heritage & Culture

The region that became Arizona was inhabited well before statehood. Tour the ancient ruins of American Indian sites, visit historic missions and witness Wild West reenactments.

Across the state, you'll find ruins of villages, ancient structures, and missions founded by indigenous tribes, and later European settlers and Catholic missionaries. Of course, who can forget Arizona's Wild West history?

Arizona's modern culture, seen in its cities and arts, continue to be influenced by those who came before with plenty of room for innovation.

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Arts & Culture

American Indian Culture in AZ

Long before Arizona became a state, people were drawn to the area's beautiful weather and stunning vistas. Tracing back at least 12,000 years...

Viva la Cultura

Arizona's Hispanic and Latino Culture

Experience Arizona's vibrant Hispanic heritage at historic sites and colorful festivals across the state. Find authentic and award-winning...

LGBTQ + Arizona

From Arizona's small towns to its largest city, visitors find plenty of open and welcoming communities to enjoy in the Grand Canyon State.

Places to Stay

AZ Dude Ranches: A Glimpse into Wild West History

Whether they go by "guest ranch" or "dude ranch," these authentic Western experiences offer a glimpse into the rugged nature of Arizona, while...

Experiences

Eat & Drink

It’s a question that perpetually comes up at least once a day and maybe more: “Where do you want to eat?” Well, we’ve got answers—multiple ones!...

San Jose de Tumacacori

PAINTED FROM LIFE.

Step into a scene of historic proportions.

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The Old West

Old West Stables at The Grand Canyon Western Ranch

Our rides vary in length starting at 30 minutes, for beginner to advanced-level riders. We even have pony and wagon rides for children! We...

Performing Arts

Oracle Piano Society

The Oracle Piano Society is dedicated to presenting piano and other musical programs of exceptional quality and artistry in the high-desert...

Galleries & Museums

Phippen Museum

The Phippen Museum is named after local artist and first president of the Cowboy Artists of America, George Phippen. It presents...

Performing Arts

Phoenix Center for the Arts

Phoenix Center for the Arts provides arts and culture opportunities for all through education, programming, and advocacy. Located in...

Performing Arts

The Phoenix Theatre Company

The Phoenix Theatre Company is the oldest arts institution in the State of Arizona and one of the oldest continuously operating arts...

Galleries & Museums

Pima Air & Space Museum

Pima Air & Space Museum opened in 1976 and is one of the largest air and space museums in the world—and the largest self-supporting...

Galleries & Museums

Pimeria Alta Historical Society Museum

Housed in the Old Nogales City Hall (c. 1914), the exhibits and collections of the Pimeria Alta Museum center on the history of southern...

Galleries & Museums

Pinal County Historical Museum

Step back in time and explore Florence's rich history at the Pinal County Historical Museum.Bring Florence's stories to life with our...

Galleries & Museums

Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum

Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of modern life, Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum is a sprawling 90-acre open-air museum nestled...

Galleries & Museums

Pioneer Museum

Discover history in the cool pines of Flagstaff. The former 1908 Coconino County Hospital for the Indigent is now the Arizona Historical...