Experience everything from awe
to adventure right here in the Grand Canyon State

Eat & Drink

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:
Table-to-Desert Dining
A Completely Subjective, Utterly Random List of Foodie Superlatives
Beginner’s Guide to Arizona’s Incredible Wine Trails

Pictured: Cloth & Flame

Photo: Kate Nelle

Luxurious Leisure

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.

Find your own luxury vacation at the following:
Arizona Unplugged: 5 Digital-Detox Getaways
Get Pampered at Arizona’s Guest Ranches
Arizona’s Unusual and Quirky Accommodations

Pictured: Under Canvas, Grand Canyon

Road Trips

Arizona is home to dozens of noteworthy roads, byways, and historic loops that make your window feel like a movie screen. No matter where you go, you're sure to spy sprawling expanses of nature and stunning panoramic views.

Arizona Road Trips for Two
Roadside Attractions
9 Little-Known Parks in Arizona

Pictured: Page Springs Cellars, Cornville


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.

Phoenix: A Destination for Visionaries
48 Hours in Bisbee: Arizona’s Eclectic Enclave
Tucson’s All Souls Procession: A Walk to Remember
Touring Tribal Lands

Pictured: Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

Outdoor Activities

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:

9 Outdoor Adventures You Can Only Have in Arizona
If Not There, Where: 4 Alternatives for Popular Arizona Sites
Nighttime Tours and Hikes

Pictured: White Pocket


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.

Shop Local in Phoenix
Shop Local in Tucson

Pictured: Hamana So'ohs' Gallery, Old Oraibi

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