The state of Arizona is known for its Old West legends, but it is a state that has a lot to offer intrepid travelers. Rich in natural beauty, Arizona is a paradise for outdoor lovers with a plethora of opportunities to go mountain biking, hiking and rafting. Whether travelers are looking to spend time in a bustling city or enjoy the serene calmness of mountains, deserts or snowy peaks, Arizona has it all.
The stunning landscapes of the dozens of state parks, such as the majestic Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest and Painted Desert can leave visitors yearning for more. The waters of Lake Havasu offer an unforgettable experience and the antique London Bridge in Lake Havasu City is a must for history lovers. Arizona also has the most Native American settlements compared to any other state, with the Hopi village of Oraibi being the oldest in the country. The village was established in 1100, but was discovered in 1540 by a lieutenant of Coronado.
The city of Prescott has the honor of being home to the oldest rodeo in the country; while Bisbee is the southernmost mile-high city in America. Carefree, Arizona is home to the tallest Kachina doll in the world.