This Funky Little Town In Arizona Is A True Hidden Gem
Giant dinosaur statues, quirky museums, ancient petroglyphs, and an oddly futuristic Best Western hotel. What do these things have in common? They can all be found in the tiny town of Gila Bend, and it’s begging for you to visit.
Gila Bend is located just over an hour southwest of Phoenix, just off of I-8 along AZ-85. For more information about this unusual little town, visit Gila Bend’s official website here.
Have you ever been to Gila Bend? Are there any other quirky towns hiding in Arizona that are worth a visit? Let us know in the comments below. We think this one is pretty neat!
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.