“Nowhere on this planet is the desert
as fascinating as it is in Arizona”

Historic Towns of Central Arizona
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Northern Arizona has flourishing forests and winters that offer ski resorts like Snowbowl at 11,500 feet in the San Francisco Peaks. Southern Arizona conjurs up desert landscapes of cow skulls, tumbleweeds, gunfights, dusty streets, and abandoned mining towns. Eastern Arizona provides cool summer getaways, crystal-clear streams and lakes, and the splendor of aspen leaves of red and yellow in the fall. Western Arizona offers boating, swimming and water sports where the Colorado River turns south tracing a path of natural wonders and wildlife habitats on its journey to Mexico. Half way between Flagstaff's Snowbowl and Tombstone's O.K. Coral is the Phoenix metropolitan area. It is located in the Valley of the Sun on the upper edge of the Sonoran Desert and surrounded by 22 other cities where western style homes and sprawling shopping malls abound.
Goldfield Ghost Town
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Explore an authentic reconstructed town that had struck gold in 1892

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Jerome, Arizona
Jerome was founded in the late 19th century on Cleopatra Hill more than 5,000 feet above sea level high on Cleopatra Hill and was once known as "the wickedest town in the west."
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Jerome in 2007

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Jerome in 1927. Someone took a photo of Jerome from the same spot I did back in 1927

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Jerome was called the Wickedest town in the West due to the number of saloons and brothels

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Jerome produced over a billion dollars worth of copper, gold, silver and zinc

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Jerome sits a mile high on top of Cleopatra Hill

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Purple Mountain Majesty

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Snow-capped Four Peaks Mountain

Prescott, Arizona
Prescott's Whiskey Row has a rough-and-tumble past of serving cowboys, lawmen, miners, ranchers, politicians and business men since the late 1800’s
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A reminder of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and cowboy forays in the most famous saloons of the Old West

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Sedona, Arizona
Sedona's famed red rocks are said to spawn a feeling of tranquility from no matter where you are in Sedona
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Multi-hued stone formations jutt upwards from the
high desert floor to create vivid and mesmerizing settings

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Bell Rock

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The Chapel of the Holy Cross, a church built right into the red rocks of Sedona Arizona

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Tlaquepaque, AZ
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Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village

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Tortilla Flat
Tortilla Flat, Arizona (Pop. 6) The last surviving stagecoach stop along the Apache Trail in the midst of the Superstition Mountain Range
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Tortilla Flat

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The Superstition Saloon, famous for the biggest burgers, killer chili and coldest drinks

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Superstition Saloon's patio features fine country music with your food and drink

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Superstition Saloon's bar stools

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Every wall and post is covered in real money pasted there from visitors world wide

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Superstition Saloon's lady's room

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Superstition Saloon's lady's room

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Superstition Saloon's men's room

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Superstition Saloon's men's room

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Tortilla Flat Museum contains the amazing history of the town and its six adventurous residents

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Tortilla Flat started out as a stage stop in 1904

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Not really the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine

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The desert vistas and towering walls are overgrown with Saguaro Cactus

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Canyon Lake

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Canyon Lake is one of four lakes along the Salt River

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The Apache Trail snakes its way 44 miles from Apache Junction to the Roosevelt Dam

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The Apache Trail was built in 1903 as a supply route for construction of Roosevelt Dam

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Superstition Mountain

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