Arizona, North America

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Facts About Arizona, North America

Regional Population: 5,863,809

Elevation: 1,927 meters

Time Zone: America/Phoenix

Latitude: 34.5003037

Longitude: -111.5009764

With its year round sun and sublime desert landscape, it’s no surprise that Arizona is the fastest growing state in the union. It's not just retirees and young families that are streaming into this corner of the southwest, but travelers and tourists as well. Arizona has plenty to offer visitors from caving and bird watching in Tucson to the healing red rocks of Sedona. Golfers and spa goers flock to Phoenix and Scottsdale year round and the Grand Canyon is a perennial vacation favorite. Those looking to recapture a slice of America’s past, could opt to follow iconic Route 66 through Flagstaff. For the younger traveler, Tempe offers a lively music scene.

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Articles About Arizona, North America

Top Places and Packages for Family Reunions

Check out these 9 great places that make family reunion planning a breeze.

Taking it Easy in Winslow, Arizona

The town made famous by a popular Eagles song transformed Winslow, Ariz., from merely lyrics to a major tourist destination.

Winnebago on the Water

Want to spend your vacation on the water? Renting a houseboat is an offbeat way to get away with your family.

Get Away to Get Hitched

Had it with wedding planning? Elope! Check out these destinations and packages that offer an alternative to Vegas.

Tucson Dining: Beyond Sonoran Mexican Cuisine

Tucson is famous for its Mexican restaurants, but the cuisine’s regional nuances are a discovery—and the best places are all family friendly.

Home Run Spring Training Getaways

Plan a pre-season baseball vacation in Florida or Arizona, where you can attend a major league game for a fraction of the regular season price.

Tucson Caving: An Underground Education

Wet and dry caves in southern Arizona provide a cool way (literally) to learn about the region’s history and geology.

Tucson’s Family-Friendly Rincon Ranches

Southern Arizona guest ranches offer families a healthy mix of outdoor adventure and American tradition.

Wings Over Willcox

Visit the winter home of more than 30,000 sandhill cranes in Willcox, Arizona, and witness their epic dawn flight.

Tucson: Southwest Vacation Haven

This southern Arizona city blends rustic, Wild West charm with modern-day sophistication.

Tucson, Arizona Vacation Planning

This southwest city in southern Arizona is great for family vacations as well as those looking for historical, spa, golf or culinary retreats.