The Arizona state flag is by far one of the coolest in the country.
Bisbee named Best Historic Small Town in the country.
Arizona has an elevation range of over 12,500 feet.
Phoenix boasts 296 days of sunshine each year.
Living in Phoenix costs 84% less than San Francisco.
Arizona has distinct Sonoran-style Mexican food that can’t be beat.
The average winter temperature in Phoenix is 60° F.
Flagstaff averages 100.3 inches of snowfall annually.
Phoenix Art Museum has a collection of more than 17,000 pieces.
The original London Bridge has been reconstructed in Lake Havasu City.
Arizona has the grandest canyon of them all.
Arizona has over 60 wineries and vineyards throughout the state.
Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure was shot in Arizona.
In fact, many of your fave movies were shot in AZ, like Wayne’s World.
Revenge of the Nerds was filmed in Tucson.
Parts of Back to the Future I and III were too.
Of course, so was the Coen Brothers’ Raising Arizona.
And don’t miss the desert of Yuma in The Return of the Jedi.
Arizona does not observe Daylight Saving Time.
Andrew Zimmern called Phoenix’s Pizzeria Bianco “The best pizza ever.”
Arizona has the largest contiguous stand of ponderosa pines in the world.
Arizona was founded on Valentine’s Day and is called the “Nation’s Valentine.”
Phoenix Design Week connects and enlightens the design community.
McMath-Pierce solar telescope near Tucson is the largest in the world.
Many great companies are headquartered in Arizona, including:
And run significant operations:
The Phoenix Suns have been playing in the valley since 1968.
Arizona has the longest remaining section of Route 66, a total of 157 miles.
AZ has 60+ craft breweries, including the World’s Best New Brewery.
Thunderbird School of Global Management ranked #1 International Full-time MBA in 2013.
Dwarf planet Pluto was discovered at Lowell Observatory near Flagstaff.
Some of your fave leaders, athletes, and entertainers are Arizona alumni:
The Arizona Coyotes melt both the ice and our hearts.
Barringer Crater is “the best preserved meteorite crater on Earth.”
You haven’t seen a sunset until you’ve seen an Arizona sunset.
Arizona hosts 15 Major League Baseball teams for spring training.
Biosphere 2 remains the largest closed ecosystem ever created.
Ignite Phoenix inspires and entertains with 5-minute talks.
The Arizona Cardinals are the oldest continuously run franchise in the NFL.
Payson is home to the world’s oldest continuous rodeo, started in the 1880s.
The Petrified Forest has plant and animal fossils dating over 200 million years ago.
The Arizona Diamondbacks won the 2001 World Series in their fourth season as a team.
Arizona has over 300 golf courses and the weather to use them year-round.