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Discriminating foodies love Arizona, thanks to its James Beard and Forbes Five Star award-winning restaurants, American Indian specialties and, of course, authentic Southwestern and Mexican cuisine. And Tucson is the only UNESCO World City of Gastronomy and home to a James Beard-award-winning hot dog (it's that good).
Want more ideas for food worth traveling for? Check out:
A Completely Subjective, Utterly Random List of Foodie Superlatives
Beginner’s Guide to Arizona’s Incredible Wine Trails
Pictured: Pizzeria Bianco, Phoenix
Arizonaaaaaah. Spend a day or two here and you’ll find things move a little slower in the Grand Canyon State. Maybe it’s the breathtaking natural landscapes, warm air or the comforting spas and resorts, but we enjoy taking time to relax and reconnect—and we do it in style.
Pictured: Under Canvas Grand Canyon
From dude ranches to themed bars, the Old West is alive and well in Arizona. Discover the state’s cowboy culture and get a peek into its past at multiple attractions, sites, saloons and historic locales in nearly every city and town. Act like a cowboy, or just learn how to dress (and drink) like one in Arizona.
Get your Wild West adventure started with these trip ideas:
Get Pampered at Arizona’s Guest Ranches
Indulge Your Wild West Fantasy at These Cowboy Hangouts
5 Home-Cooked Ranch-Style Cowboy Dinners
Pictured: Tanque Verde Guest Ranch, Tucson
Arizona’s culture is a product of centuries of influence from the many American Indian tribes, Mexican and Spanish colonists and immigrants who made this land their home. Their marks remain in the architecture, art, museums and community-wide traditions celebrated to this day throughout the state.
Pictured: Elvira’s, Tucson
Photo: Ben Hon
Our skyscrapers may be a tad rockier, but you could say they’ve been perfected by time. Outdoor explorers will find plenty to enjoy among Arizona’s deserts, mountains and canyons. For those who prefer their outdoors with less ruggedness, peaceful trails, unique wildlife and only-in-Arizona scenic views await.
Fill up on water and start exploring with these recommendations:
Nature as an Architect: 14 Stunning Vistas
13 Experiences You Can Only Have in Arizona
Nighttime Tours and Hikes
First-Timer’s Guide to the Grand Canyon
Pictured: Toroweap Overlook, Grand Canyon National Park
When it’s time to find that perfect Arizona souvenir, you’ll find an assortment of goods as varied as our desert cactus. Stop into an American Indian shopping hub for authentic art and handicrafts produced by members of local tribes. Or pop into a boutiques listed below for jewelry, clothing, art and food crafted by local artisans.
Pictured: Hamana So'ohs' Gallery, Old Oraibi