Nights Under the Stars

Rediscover Camping

Whether you prefer to sleep in a tent, cabin, RV or houseboat, camping can reconnect you with family while you disconnect from technology.

Just pick your view: mountains, white-water rivers, pine forests or red-rock buttes.

Lake Havasu houseboat

A landscape

for every preference

Outdoor Adventures

The Best Campsites in Southern Arizona

Southern Arizona is home to stunning landscapes, and its sunshine and dry heat make for ideal car camping weather.

Places to Stay

Railcars and Eco-Lodges: Explore Arizona’s Glamping Scene

Camp in luxurious, quirky, natural and downright unique style as you travel the state.

Outdoor Adventures

Arizona Travel Tips for Solo Women on the Road

Arizona’s diverse landscapes make it the perfect outdoor playground, and I’m always stumbling across new parks and charming towns in the Grand...

Outdoor Adventures

Arizona’s Secret Campsites

Where prospectors once sought gold in "them thar hills," today's adventurers find treasures of their own at Arizona's hidden-gem campgrounds.

Family Activities

Arizona Campgrounds Kids Will Love

One of the best ways to experience Arizona's natural beauty? By sleeping under the stars at one of the state's many family-friendly campgrounds.

Places to Stay

Surprising Places to Camp Your RV in Arizona

Whether you’re piling into a spacious RV with all of the bells and whistles or a hip camper van with a moon roof, overnighting on four wheels is...

Family Activities

Family Fun in Arizona's White Mountains

Explore the cool communities of Arizona's White Mountains for a refreshing family summer getaway.

Outdoor Adventures

Shore Thing: Arizona's Best Beaches

Known for its iconic deserts, Arizona surprises with sandy beaches perfect for lounging or launching a water adventure.

Outdoor Adventures

Sky Islands Diversity Beckons Adventurers

Escape the heat and explore the legendary towns and adventures of Cochise County.

Must Do

Beginner's Guide to Arizona's Outdoors

Venturing into the great outdoors can seem a bit daunting at first, with skills to acquire, equipment to figure out, and lingo to learn. But...

Appreciate AZ #5

Be Careful With Fire

Fire safety is essential to preserving the beauty of Arizona’s natural lands, which are especially vulnerable to wildfires. According to the...

Cruise America RV in Southern Arizona
Southern Arizona

Hitting the road in an RV or camper? Here are some further destination ideas from us and our partners at Cruise America.

Note: Clicking on the above links will take you to Cruise America's website.

Tips for

Safe & Responsible Recreating

Arizona's Great Outdoors

Arizona is a destination for travelers. One-of-a-kind excursions and bucket-list experiences beckon from every corner of the Grand Canyon State.

Outdoor Adventures

New to Nature? Leave No Trace in Arizona

If you're new to the outdoors—whether it's hiking a local trail, visiting a national park, or camping—following all the best practices can seem...


Appreciate AZ

The Arizona Office of Tourism and the © Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics have forged a partnership to promote sustainable tourism...