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15 Gorgeous Beaches In Arizona That You Must Check Out This Summer

It’s a shame that during the Gadsden Purchase, the southern Arizona border wasn’t drawn in a straight line. Otherwise, we would be able to call a portion of the beaches along the Gulf of California home. Until the myth of California falling into the ocean actually proves true, we have to settle for the river and lakeside beaches found across the state. Check out these picturesque views of what beaches Arizona has to offer without having to drive hours to the ocean.

What other Arizona beaches do you like to visit? Tell us in the comments below!

Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. In addition to writing, she also enjoys taking photos, running, and weaving. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats.