Arizona is a state in south west America that is also known as the Grand Canyon State. It was the 48th state to be added to America and is home to a fascinating variety of cultures. The terrain in the state also varies dramatically as does the climate. Arizona is bordered by New Mexico, Utah, California, Nevada and the Mexican state of Sonora. Being one of the four corner states this is a great place to start a road trip!
Arizona has a mild climate during the autumn, winter and spring which is when most tourists choose to visit. Summers can be extremely hot but due to the varied terrains there are still cooler areas for tourists to visit. In fact, you can even choose to go on a winter sports holiday in Arizona during the winter months as snowfall is common in the elevated parts of the state and there are a number of ski slopes to enjoy.
Things to See and Do
Arizona is such a varied state that there are numerous things to do to suit all tastes. Some of the most popular include:
- Visiting the Grand Canyon – this should be a must see!
- Visiting one of the many state parks
- Enjoying the culinary delights of Tuscon
- Visiting the Arizona Grand Spa in Phoenix
- Checking out (or even participating in) one of the festivals held in the state each year
Like most states in western America the best way to travel around is by car. Car hire Arizona is the best option as it enables you to travel where you want, when you want. You can use the anycarhire.com search facilities to compare the prices of the car hire companies operating in the state and book before you travel.