14 Places That Show Off The Unexpected Beauty Of Arizona’s Deserts

Most people think of the desert and immediately think of some stereotypical sights: dry, sandy, barren landscapes that can barely sustain life. However, Arizonans (and Arizonans at heart) know that the desert comes in all forms and not only can sustain life but is home to some of the most stunning landscapes you will ever see. Here are 14 incredible examples that show off the desert’s unexpected beauty.

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/

Want to check out some more stunning examples of Arizona’s diverse landscapes? See our article, Everyone Should Explore These 12 Stunning Places In Arizona At Least Once, for ideas!