Summertime Fun

Life is Better in Flip Flops

It's time for a vacation!

Summertime is fun time and the perfect time to make memories with family and friends. Whether it's a staycation at a world-class resort, a road trip to better-known and lesser-known gems around Arizona, or a camping trip to relax and commune with nature, now is the time to start making memories in amazing Arizona.

World-Class Resorts

Summer Staycations

Scottsdale Staycations

In a state with so much sunshine, we've mastered the art of lounging by the pool with a good book and a perfect cocktail.

Phoenix Staycations

Spend the day poolside with the kiddos floating in the lazy river and conquering the gravity-defying water slides.

Tucson Staycations

Finish a perfect day at a historic Tucson resort with the sunset show that happens every night.

Discover Salt River Staycations

Whether you’ve got little ones or are looking for a getaway for two, you will find resorts, hotels and an abundance of things to do at Discover Salt River.

Your Ideal Summer Adventure

Where to next?

Wild Bunch

Have Fun with the Fam

Families keen on making memories together will find the ultimate playgrounds in Arizona.

Elevated Experiences

Indulge and Unwind with Arizona’s Finest

Ease, access and a no-hassle getaway await you Arizona. Travel in style and enjoy the finer things in life with Arizona’s abundance of upscale...

Curiosity Encouraged

Where History Comes Alive

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

Self-Care Seeker

Master the Art of Unwinding

Some visitors prefer to vacation under bright blue skies and astonishing starry nights, far removed from the bustle of city life. These perfect...

A Place at the Table

Savor Arizona's Food Scene

Dine with us in Arizona, where the food might be fancy, but the company is always down-to-earth.

Road Trip!

Destinations Defined by the People

Route 66: Winslow to Holbrook

Continue your trip on Arizona's Route 66, as you travel from Winslow to Holbrook, Arizona.

Route 66: Hackberry to Seligman

Journey with us as we meet some of the more unusual and famous people and places along the route, starting in Hackberry, 20 miles northeast of Kingman, and ending in Seligman.

The Wine Regions of Arizona

Discover the three AVA Wine Regions or Arizona

Meet the Maker: Pine Creek Lavender Farm

Terry Vesci and her husband Rick, hand-harvest 5,000 lavender plants annually on a homestead first settled by pioneers in the late 1800s.

The Enchantment of the Grand Canyon

At a pivotal point in this woman's life, the Grand Canyon listened.

Insider Tips

Road Trips

Road Trips & Tours

What to Do in Arizona if You Have 3, 5 or 7 Days

Whether you have the weekend or a full week to vacation in Arizona, we have the perfect itinerary for you. These multi-day Arizona road trips...

Leisure & Relaxation

Arizona Resorts with the Best Summer Pools

Summertime in Arizona means big pools with even bigger water features. Make a splash at these stylish and family-favorite resorts.

Must Do

A Guide to Visiting Horseshoe Bend 'the Right Way'

Horseshoe Bend attracts 2 million visitors every year and is one of the most photographed sites in northern Arizona. Here, we walk you through...

Road Trips & Tours

The Grand Canyon State: Arizona Road Trip Itinerary

Known as “The Grand Canyon State,” Arizona is a popular destination because of its sunny weather, diverse desert and mountain landscapes, and...

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...

Outdoor Adventures

Explore Southern Arizona’s Sky Islands

Larger-than-life hidden treasures and some of the world’s greatest destinations for biodiversity Sky Islands — which, to be clear, are mountains...

Family Activities

Quick Trip Ideas Along Arizona’s West Coast

Let the Colorado River guide your vacation to the waterfronts of Yuma, Lake Havasu City, and the Grand Canyon, where sunshine and cool breezes...

Outdoor Adventures

A Guide to Visiting Fossil Creek The “Right Way”

Visiting Fossil Creek — where you’ll find one of only two Wild and Scenic Rivers in Arizona — takes some advance planning. Here’s what you need...

AZ National Parks & Monuments

Grand Canyon National Parkl

Grand Canyon National Park (North and South Rims)

Lake Havasu State Park

Lake Havasu State Park, Lake Havasu, Arizona

Tumacacori National Historic Park

Tumacacori National Historic Park, Tumacacori-Carmen, AZ

Chiricahua National Monument

Theresa Farraro, Chiricahua National Monument Ranger, talks about this amazing "wonderland of rocks" tucked away in Cochisa County, Arizona.

Tonto National Monument

Tonto National Monument, Roosevelt Arizona on the Apache Trail


Cities & Regions

From the abundance of Saguaro cactuses and unique wildlife in the Sonoran Desert to the high country and forests of the White Mountains to the breathtaking Grand Canyon, Arizona’s regions are full of experiences that don’t disappoint.