36 Reasons Why Arizona Is The Best State

36 Reasons Why Arizona Is The Best State

36 Reasons Why Arizona Is The Best State

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Arizona is home to some 6.5 million people. Even though the state often gets a bad rap because of our crazy Governor, Sheriff, and our hot summers, we still have one of the best states in the country!posted on August 6, 2013 at 4:47pm EDT

  

1. Let’s be honest, we have one of the coolest state flags

Lets be honest we have one of the coolest state flags

2. We are the “Grand Canyon State” after all…

We are the Grand Canyon State after all
Which happens to be one of The Seven Natural Wonders of The World, no big deal.

3. Try finding better sunsets. I bet you can’t.

Try finding better sunsets I bet you cant

4. People think we only have deserts… We have them, and they’re gorgeous.

People think we only have deserts We have them and theyre gorgeous
The Sonoran Desert is the only place in the world the Saguaro Cactus grows, one of the most iconic plants.

5. But we’re not just deserts, we’re also 12,000 foot snow-capped peaks.

But were not just deserts were also 12000 foot snow-capped peaks
Humphreys Peak stands at 12,637 ft.

6. In fact, you can be tanning in Phoenix…

In fact you can be tanning in Phoenix
At the fabulous Phoenician Resort

7. And skiing in Flagstaff just a few hours later

And skiing in Flagstaff just a few hours later

8. Yes, it snows in Arizona…

Yes it snows in Arizona

9. A lot…

A lot

10. Oh yeah, sometimes even in those GORGEOUS deserts of ours

Oh yeah sometimes even in those GORGEOUS deserts of ours

11. But enough about snow. We get sun, lots of it. So everyone has a pool.

But enough about snow We get sun lots of it So everyone has a pool

12. So we pretty much have pool parties year round.

So we pretty much have pool parties year round With a lot of alcohol

13. And countless world-renowned golf courses

And countless world-renowned golf courses

14. Feel like drinking more? Float down the Salt River…

Feel like drinking more Float down the Salt River

15. Or head to the lake for some boating and to work on your tan.

Or head to the lake for some boating and to work on your tan

16. Just when you’ve had enough sun, in rolls a Haboob

Just when youve had enough sun in rolls a Haboob
A Haboob is a massive quick moving dust storm.Photograph by Daniel Bryant

17. Which is okay… Because you know what’s coming. A monsoon!

Which is okay Because you know whats coming A monsoon

18. If the monsoons haven’t cooled you enough, head up to the White Mountains where it can be 40 degrees cooler

If the monsoons havent cooled you enough head up to the White Mountains where it can be 40 degrees cooler

19. Or to Havasupai falls. Yes, that’s its natural color.

Or to Havasupai falls Yes thats its natural color Take note New Jersey

20. Or explore the winding waters of Glen Canyon

Or explore the winding waters of Glen Canyon

21. Adrenaline junky? How about white water rafting down the mighty Colorado River

Adrenaline junky How about white water rafting down the mighty Colorado River

22. Check out ancient Native American cliff dwellings.

Check out ancient Native American cliff dwellings History Suck it East Coast

23. We have a forest made of stone… No, really!

We have a forest made of stone No really
The Petrified Forest National Park is filled with fossilized trees dating back 225 million years.

24. Check out this giant crater…

Check out this giant crater
Meteor Crater was created over 50,000 years ago. It is also noted as being the best preserved crater on the planet.

25. Oh look, one of the Man-Made Wonders of the World, the Hoover Dam.

Oh look one of the Man-Made Wonders of the World the Hoover Dam More like Hoover DAMN
Yes it’s also shared with our ugly sister Nevada.

26. But don’t forget our great cities, Phoenix being the 5th largest in the nation.

But dont forget our great cities Phoenix being the 5th largest in the nation

27. Which is efficient and extremely clean for a major city.

Which is efficient and extremely clean for a major city

28. And everyone knows Tempe…

And everyone knows Tempe

29. Because it’s home to Arizona State University, largest college in nation.

Because its home to Arizona State the 1 party school
Boasting an impressive student body of over 73,000!

30. We throw big parties on Mill Avenue next to ASU.

We throw big parties on Mill Avenue next to ASU

31. Or head to Old Town Scottsdale for trendy night clubs.

Or head to Old Town Scottsdale for trendy night clubs
Often described as one of the top nightlife scenes in the country

32. A hundred miles south you have Tucson. Home to UofA

A hundred miles south you have Tucson Home to UofA

33. A few hundred miles north you have Flagstaff home to NAU

A few hundred miles north you have Flagstaff home to NAU
Flagstaff sits at nearly 7,000 ft in elevation in the middle of the longest continuous Ponderosa Pine forest on the continent.

34. Just south of Flagstaff you have Sedona.

Just south of Flagstaff you have Sedona Getting it yet Its called diversity
Sedona is known for its natural beauty. It was once dubbed “Arizona’s little Hollywood” as many Westerns were shot on location here.

35. We share an international border with Mexico and the beach is only a few hours south of that…

We share an international border with Mexico and the beach is only a few hours south of that
Puerto Penasco is nicknamed “Arizona’s Beach”

36. Don’t forget Las Vegas is also in our backyard, which means we get to enjoy it on a whim.

Dont forget Sin City is also in our backyard which means we get to enjoy it on a whim

37. Making Arizona a pretty cool place to live.

Making Arizona a pretty cool place to live
Compared to all the other states out there that are expensive, crowded, boring, cold, or flat…Arizona isn’t so bad. So for all you Arizonians out there, cherish what you call home.   Click Here to Search all Arizona Homes


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