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Top 5: Uniquely Arizona Adventures (Fall-Winter 2012)

The Top 5 Uniquely Arizona Adventures — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Besh-Ba-Gowah

1324 Jess Hayes Rd.,
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 425-0320
globeaz.gov/visitors/besh-ba-gowah
Visitors walk through a 700-year-old Salado Culture pueblo, climb ladders to second story rooms and view the typical furnishings of the era. Artifacts are also displayed in the Besh-Ba-Gowah Museum.


Hubbell Trading Post

1 mile west of Hwy. 191,
Ganado, AZ 86505
(928) 755-3475
nps.gov/hutr
Feel the old wooden floor give slightly and squeak beneath your feet as you enter the oldest, continuously operating trading post on the Navajo Nation. As your eyes adjust to the dim lighting of the “bullpen,” you might catch the trader negotiating a deal with a Native American artist for their art.


Rawhide Western Town At Wild Horse Pass

5700 W. North Loop Rd.,
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480) 502-5600
rawhide.com
Arizona’s largest Western-themed attraction, with desert stagecoach and train rides, rock climbing, mechanical bull and more. Theatrical performances include shootouts, gun twirling and musical performances.


Arcosanti

HC 74, Box 4136,
Mayer, AZ 86333
(928) 632-7135
arcosanti.org
In 1970, the Cosanti Foundation began building Arcosanti, an experimental town in the high desert of Arizona, 70 miles north of metropolitan Phoenix. When complete, Arcosanti will house 5,000 people, demonstrating ways to improve urban conditions and lessen our destructive impact on the earth.


Mystery Castle

800 E. Mineral Rd.,
Phoenix, AZ 85042
(602) 268-1581
roadsideamerica.com/tip/94
This unusual piece of architecture, built from recycled bottles, granite and bricks in the 1930s, is a tribute from a father to his daughter. Largely constructed of native stone, the 8,000-square-foot castle contains 13 fireplaces, 18 rooms and various features of interest. Southwestern antiques furnish this unique facility.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012

 

Photo: Heard Museum - Native American Experiences

Top 5: Native American Experiences (Fall-Winter 2012)

The Top 5 Native American Experiences — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Heard Museum

2301 N. Central Ave.,
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 252-8848
heard.org
Experience myriad cultures and the art of American Indians in 10 world-class exhibit galleries, plus enjoy sculpture courtyards, superb dining and shopping for your own uniquely Southwestern gifts and art.


Hubbell Trading Post

1 mile west of Hwy. 191,
Ganado, AZ 86505
(928) 755-3475
nps.gov/hutr
Feel the old wooden floor give slightly and squeak beneath your feet as you enter the oldest, continuously operating trading post on the Navajo Nation. As your eyes adjust to the dim lighting of the “bullpen,” you might catch the trader negotiating a deal with a Native American artist for their art.


Navajo Arts & Crafts Enterprise

W. Highway 264 & SR-12,
Window Rock, AZ 86515
(928) 871-4090
gonavajo.com
The only enterprise of the Navajo Nation that specializes in handmade Navajo jewelry, such as bracelets, rings, belts necklaces and more, Navajo Arts & Crafts Enterprise also offers woven rugs and represents many artisans on and off the Navajo Reservation.


Navajo Nation Hospitality Enterprise

6677 W. Thunderbird Rd., #J176,
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-0297
explorenavajo.com
Come visit the largest Indian Reservation in the United States. The Navajo Nation Hospitality Enterprise owns and operates three properties in the heart of Indian Country — Quality Inn Navajo Nation, Quality Inn Navajo Nation Capital and the Navajo Travel Center.


The Yavapai Experience

14803 N. Hiawatha Hood Rd.,
Fort McDowell, AZ 85264
(480) 816-6465
fortmcdowelladventures.com
Learn all about the Yavapai, the tribe’s culture, history and heritage, on this two-hour cultural heritage experience from the people of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation. The professional guide will facilitate your tour with possible opportunities to interact with Yavapai tribal members as well.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012

 

Top 5 Uniquely Arizona (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: Uniquely Arizona (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Uniquely Arizona — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Arcosanti

HC 74, Box 4136,
Mayer, AZ 86333
928-632-7135
arcosanti.org
In 1970, the Cosanti Foundation began building Arcosanti, an experimental town in the high desert of Arizona, 70 miles north of metropolitan Phoenix. When complete, Arcosanti will house 5,000 people, demonstrating ways to improve urban conditions and lessen our destructive impact on the earth.


Hubbell Trading Post

1 mile West of Hwy. 191,
Ganado, AZ 86505
928-755-3475
nps.gov/hutr
Feel the old wooden floor give slightly and squeak beneath your feet as you enter the oldest, continuously operating trading post on the Navajo Nation. As your eyes adjust to the dim lighting of the “bullpen,” you might catch the trader negotiating a deal with a Native American artist for their art.


Mystery Castle

800 E. Mineral Rd.,
Phoenix, AZ 85042
602-268-1581
roadsideamerica.com/tip/94
This unusual piece of architecture, built from recycled bottles, granite and bricks in the 1930s, is a tribute from a father to his daughter. Largely constructed of native stone, the 8,000-square-foot castle contains 13 fireplaces, 18 rooms and various features of interest. Southwestern antiques furnish this unique facility.


Besh Ba Gowah

1324 Jess Hayes Rd.,
Globe, AZ 85501
928-425-0320
globeaz.gov/visitors/besh-ba-gowah
Visitors walk through a 700-year-old Salado
Culture pueblo, climb ladders to second story rooms and view the typical furnishings of the era. Artifacts are also displayed in the Besh-Ba-Gowah Museum.


Rawhide Western Town At Wild Horse Pass

5700 W. North Loop Rd.,
Chandler, AZ 85226
480-502-5600
rawhide.com
Arizona’s largest Western-themed attraction, with desert stagecoach and train rides, rock climbing, mechanical bull and more. Theatrical performances include shootouts, gun twirling and musical performances.

Experience AZ Spring-Summer 2012