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Quartzsite

Spend a winter weekend in this town that plays host to millions of visitors during the cold months—of course, that's Arizona "cold," with sunshine, t-shirts, and flip-flops.

If you can't find it at the Quartzsite gem and mineral show, it hasn't been thought of yet.

The winter season is "go time" in this Arizona-California border town. With winter temperatures hovering in the 70s, people flock to Quartzsite from colder climates to relish in the warm weather and fascinating shopping. Thousands of vendors gather during these months to showcase items ranging from rocks, gems, and minerals, to jewelry, apparel, home decor, and more. Quartzsite’s consummate event is the PowWow Gem and Mineral Show every January. Vendors come from all over the world to display and sell their geologic treasures.

If shopping isn't your thing, don’t fret; Quartzsite has plenty more to offer. Hundreds of miles of trails provide hikers, cyclers and ATV enthusiasts with plenty of space to explore. While you’re out and about, you may come across some of the ancient petroglyphs that still exist in this desert environment. The local museum also educates visitors and residents about the history of this corner of the Desert Southwest.

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