Curiosity Encouraged

Where History Comes Alive

Throughout Arizona, the visual impact of natural wonders stops visitors in their tracks.

Astonishing natural landscapes—as well as the cultural traditions of the indigenous people who continue to inhabit these cherished places—create a visitor experience unique to this part of the world. Take a mindful approach to visiting Arizona so the state's natural assets and cultural heritage can continue to inspire future generations of travelers.

Cherished Landscapes

Outdoor Adventures

AZ's Iconic Natural Features

No wonder the world's most expensive photo* was shot in Arizona—this is one photogenic state. Check out the elements that make it so beautiful.

Nature as an Architect

14 Stunning Vistas in Arizona

When you think of grand American architecture, you probably think of Chicago, New York, or maybe even Seattle. But architecture in Arizona goes...

Less strenuous ways to connect with Arizona’s natural beauty

6 Easy Arizona Hikes

Arizona is renowned as a hiking destination. Many challenging hikes—such as Camelback Mountain in Phoenix or Bright Angel Trail at the Grand...

Must Do

A Guide to Visiting Antelope Canyon the 'Right Way'

Antelope Canyon's otherworldly beauty makes it one of the most highly sought after destinations in the world, and access to this natural marvel...

Natural History

Itineraries & Road Trips


The Ultimate Trip for Natural History Lovers

Outdoor adventures and Arizona go hand in hand. Follow this journey to revel in the cultural history and natural beauty of Northern Arizona.


13 Itineraries That Explore the Best of Arizona's Outdoors

Taking the scenic route is encouraged in Arizona. Whether that's in the mountains or desert valleys, find an adventure perfect for your crew.

Road Trips

Sky Islands Diversity Beckons Adventurers

Head to higher elevations in southeastern Arizona to explore the legendary towns and outdoor adventures available throughout Cochise County.


Arizona Parks & Monuments

From cactus to canyons, pine forests to sky islands, Arizona's parks and monuments feature a wide array of scenery, history, and activities for all ages.

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AZ Maker's modern twists on traditions

Immersive Museums

Arizona Museum of Natural History

Arizona's premier natural history museum preserves the natural and cultural history of the Southwest.

Museum of Northern Arizona

Exhibits and educational tours tell the story of northern Arizona's natural and cultural heritage, as well as the history of the indigenous people who once called the land their home.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

This spectacular indoor/outdoor attraction in southern Arizona protects native plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert.

Tales of dramatic landscapes and cultural traditions

Featured Stories

Outdoor Exploration

9 Outdoor Adventures You Can Only Have in Arizona

The Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest made the list but discovering petroglyphs and ghost towns is just as thrilling.

Arts & Culture

Stories of the Ancients

Explore the remnants of prehistoric dwellings, discover ancient art etched into rocks and witness an archaeological legacy unique to Arizona.

Outdoor Adventure

AZ State Parks for Every Interest

34 Arizona state parks offer surprising adventures such as whitewater rafting and hikes into lush forests.

Only-in-AZ Accommodations

Travel Like a Local

Fun to Flashy Glamping

Go beyond the tent and camp in style at glamping locations across Arizona that range from luxurious to quirky.


Motor Lodge Revivals

Historic roadside motels are making a comeback. Visit these updated beauties to add retro vibes to an Arizona road trip.


Sep 23rd – Jan 15th 2024

Grand Canyon Celebration of Art

Grand Canyon National Park South Rim
Grand Canyon Village, Arizona 86023

Sep 23rd – Jan 28th 2024

Inspired: Arizona Artists Celebrate the Natural World

455 N Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, Arizona 85008


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