9 Underrated Places In Arizona That Even Natives Have Never Heard Of

Arizona is full of hidden gems—so many, in fact, that you could search for a lifetime and still not discover them all. In no particular order, here are nine of our favorite lesser-known spots in the Grand Canyon State that are so underrated, native Arizonans don’t even know they exist!

Please note: some of these places may be temporarily closed or have altered hours due to COVID-19. Be sure to check before visiting.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate

How many of these underrated places have you visited? Did we miss your favorite spot? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section, and check out our previous article to learn about another ancient petroglyph site in Arizona.

Address: Meadview, AZ 86444, USA
Address: 4070 S Avenida Saracino, Hereford, AZ 85615, USA
Address: Madera Canyon, AZ 85614, USA
Address: 27 E Ramsey Canyon Rd, Hereford, AZ 85615, USA
Address: 3711 W Deer Valley Dr, Glendale, AZ 85308, USA
Address: 12500 W Swift Trail, AZ-366, Safford, AZ 85546, USA
Address: 9277 Fossil Creek Rd, Strawberry, AZ 85544, USA
Address: Window Rock, AZ 86515, USA
Address: Painted Desert Rim Dr, Winslow, AZ 86047, USA