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Arizona Experience Store

Land

The Arizona experience begins with the land. And what a land! Arizona’s 113,909 square miles cover three distinct temperate zones and feature hundreds of native species found nowhere else. Discover the species, features, and resources that make Arizona legendary.

During migrations in the spring and fall, Arizona’s river systems become avian superhighways used by over 250 species of birds.

Traditional Foods and Medicine

Plants native to Arizona have provided nutrition, medicine, and more to generations of American Indian tribes but this knowledge is slowly disappearing. Explore efforts to preserve this information and discover surprising meal ideas.

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Native American Culture

Arizona Wine Country

Surprise! Some of Arizona’s wine growing regions resemble those in France and Argentina. Our wineries are bottling up exciting new takes on this ancient beverage.

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Ranching & Agriculture

Yuma County: America’s Winter Vegetable Capital

From lettuce and spinach to dates, wheat, and watermelons, Yuma County puts produce on the world’s tables.

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Ranching & Agriculture

The Iconic Landscapes interactive map showcases Arizona’s famous features with the web’s most exciting digital media. Click on the map and navigate to your favorite points of interest.

Montezuma Well - Under Arizona
Montezuma Well

Located in Verde Valley, Montezuma Well is a 10,000-year-old sinkhole with a continuous flow of water. Find additional flythroughs, gigapans, and videos on the Iconic Landscapes interactive map.

Grand Canyon
A virtual tour of the Grand Canyon

A virtual tour of the Grand Canyon

Past Features

One of only four states capable of growing citrus commercially, Arizona is the nation’s second...
Acreage has shrunk, but cotton yields are high thanks to new technology, streamlined irrigation…...
Explore ranching’s 300 year history and learn how the families who raise Arizona beef on our 3,800...
What makes Arizona agriculture unique? After cattle, cotton, and citrus, discover our cornucopia of...
Explore the river that carved the Grand Canyon and the agreements and distribution systems that...
NASA, the Department of Defense, and the U.S. Military all test products on some of the largest...
MCAS Yuma is the busiest air station in the Marine Corps and the third busiest in the Naval service...
Located in Cochise County, Fort Huachuca is the home of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and the...
Tucson International Airport is home to the Air National Guard's premier F-16 fighter pilot...
This year Luke AFB has been selected as USAF’s F-35A Lightning II pilot training center and Davis-...
The interactive Recreation and Cultural Sites map is a new tool to customize outdoor adventures or...
The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world. However, Arizona’s...
Seasonal rains quench plant life and spur the growth and life cycle of desert dwellers. What...
Enjoyed by people, vital to wildlife, and essential to the health of the desert, Arizona’s wetlands...
Coal, natural gas, and petroleum are Arizona’s primary energy resources. Ongoing innovations are...
Arizona uses geothermal energy in aquaculture and agriculture. Discover the worldwide possibilities...
See Arizona and stay cool with kayak or rafting adventure, fast action on a big lake, or a lazy...
Don’t let the dry climate fool you! Lakes and rivers stocked with trout, bass and catfish offer...
We’re known for desert heat, but skiing is a thriving activity during winter months. Arizona boasts...
Windswept mesas, colorful canyons, and sandstone spires meet quaking aspens and ponderosa pines in...
Arizona’s Sky Island mountain ranges provide a respite from the heat and a habitat for some of the...
Become an expert on desert ecology with games and galleries from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum....
Explore Arizona's geography, climate and ecosystems. Locate species with the Arizona HabiMap, a...
Arizona is known as one of the richest mineral zones in the world.
Arizona has led copper production in the U.S. since 1910 and still enjoys that distinction,...
With 350 quarries of minerals and rocks and a total economic impact of $2.86 billion, Arizona’s...
What shaped the landscape we see today? Today’s Arizona landscape is home to plateaus, monuments,...
Relive history, walk ancient roads, discover natural and cultural treasures, or find a new...