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Arizona tourism officials want to capitalize on unused vacation time

Jamie Daer and Scott Dunn with the Arizona Office of Tourism discuss their virtual reality experience, which simulates mountain biking in Sedona and skydiving at the Grand Canyon. (Photo by Erica Apodaca/Cronkite News)
by in AZ Business Magazine

Visiting from Denmark, Gitee Sorensen and Gitte Ottosen came to Phoenix for an international craft and hobby trade show, but the pair extended their trip a few extra days to have a mini vacation. They made the most of their time, hitting hotspots such as Tombstone, Tucson, Apache Trail and Camelback Mountain. They said they… Read More →

Timberlake and McCartney in one week + more things to do

Justin Timberlake

It’s gonna be a hot week — and we’re not just talking about global warming’s effects on our sweltering desert. Two of our biggest musical heartthrobs are in town this week: Justin Timberlake and Paul McCartney. Plus, there will be some serious grape stomping and theatrical Tombstone shenanigans to get in on! 8/9: Justin Timberlake… Read More →

Top things to do this weekend

Country Thunder

This weekend is sure to bring some excitement to your life as we approach the middle of April. The temperatures are starting to rise and the fun is too! See a yee-hawing festival, see a blooming rose tree and see the action of an exciting sport. Don’t forget to share photos of you enjoying these… Read More →

Top 5: Southern AZ Weekend Trips (Fall-Winter 2012)

Southern AZ Weekend Trips - EAZ Fall-Winter 2012

The Top 5 Southern AZ Weekend Trips — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Bisbee 1326 W. Highway 92, #9, Bisbee, AZ 85603 (520) 432-5421 Bisbee was founded in 1880 and has since evolved into an artist colony and retirement community emphasizing monthly events and tourism. Travelers from all over the world come… Read More →

Top 5: Southern AZ Must-Do's (Fall-Winter 2012)

Kitt Peak National Observatory. Southern AZ Must-Do's - EAZ Fall-Winter 2012

The Top 5 Southern AZ Must-Do’s — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Titan Missile Museum 1580 W. Duval Mine Rd., Sahuarita, AZ 85629 (520) 625-7736 Once one of America’s most top-secret places, this National Historic Landmark site and one-of-a-kind museum gives visitors a rare look at the technology used by the United… Read More →

Top 5: Southern Arizona Day Trips (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Southern Arizona Day Trips (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Southern Arizona Day Trips — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson, AZ 85743 520-883-2702 The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place. Exhibits re-create the natural landscape of the Sonoran Desert Region… Read More →

Experience AZ Magazine Is Now Online

Experience AZ Online
by in Around Arizona | Travel

Experience AZ is officially online! offers everything found within the Experience AZ magazine, including statewide activities as well as options for lodging, dining, shopping, and so much more. But on Experience AZ’s website, you’ll always find timely deals, travel offers, articles and blogs. In fact, you — the visitor and reader — have the… Read More →

Southern Arizona Day Trips

Mission San Xavier del Bac is also known as the "White Dove of the Desert."
by in Around Arizona | Lists | Travel

Want to get away, but don’t have the time to plan a vacation? Then a short, fun day trip is the perfect option. Check out this list of southern Arizona attractions to plan a great day trip. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson 520-883-1380 The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural… Read More →

Snapshot: Tombstone, “The Town Too Tough to Die”

by in Around Arizona | Snapshot

The name of the town of Tombstone evokes strong imagery of what the Wild West really was — something right out of an old western with its dusty streets, wooden plank storefronts and faded paint wooden buildings. It also lived up to its reputation of being one of the deadliest towns in the West. It… Read More →