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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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