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Oatman, Arizona

Oatman Ghost Town

This Wild West ghost town on Route 66 is filled with wild burros.
Williams, Arizona

Flintstones Bedrock City

An homage to everyone's favorite prehistoric cartoon family.
Tombstone, Arizona

Boothill Graveyard

A segregated cemetery in Tombstone, Arizona, provides a window into the Old West.
Peach Springs, Arizona

Caverns Grotto

In a 345-million-year-old cave that's 200 feet underground, dinner awaits.
Amado, Arizona

Longhorn Grill and Saloon

This giant steer-skull edifice refuses to die.
Winslow, Arizona

Standin' On the Corner Park

This public square capitalized on a single Eagles reference to bring some life back to an Arizona town.
Jerome, Arizona

Jerome's Sliding Jail

A Wild West jailhouse that slid down the mountainside.
Williams, Arizona

Sultana Bar

Bootleggers ran booze beneath this building before (and after) Route 66 appeared beside it.
Sahuarita, Arizona

ASARCO Mission Mine and Mineral Discovery Center

One of the largest open-pit copper mining operations in the entire country.
Picacho, Arizona

Battle of Picacho Pass Monument

A stone pillar marking the location of the westernmost battle of the American Civil War only honors one side of the conflict.
Tucson, Arizona

Tucson's Retro Airport Control Tower

This iconic 1958 tower welcomes air travelers to Tucson with neon-lit letters and architectural style.
Goodyear, Arizona

Phoenix Trotting Park

This abandoned horse racing track was an exercise in hubris from its inception.
Payson, Arizona

Camp Verde to Payson Mail Route Memorial

The handsome statue is a tribute to the post riders who traversed 52 miles of tough Arizona terrain.
Tucson, Arizona

Fort Lowell

Visitors to this public park will also find the ruins of an old western fort.
Willcox, Arizona

James Garfield Memorial Fireplace

This fireplace-turned-monument pays tribute to the assassinated U.S. president.
Florence, Arizona

Tom Mix Monument

At an isolated roadside rest area stands a monument marking where famous Western star Tom Mix died in 1940.
Tucson, Arizona

San Xavier Co-op Farm

Run by members of the Tohono O'odham Nation, this community farm nurtures traditional desert cultivars.
Camp Verde, Arizona

Verde Valley Ancestral Garden

Inside this garden, visitors are offered a glimpse into how inhabitants of the region survived centuries ago.
Jerome, Arizona

Puscifer the Store

Inside this store, a mysterious statue draws visitors from the world over.
Yarnell, Arizona

Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial

The stone circle honors the 19 firemen who perished during the Yarnell Hill Fire.
Prescott, Arizona

Old Governor's Mansion

Arizona's first government hub is a rustic cabin now preserved as part of a historical museum.
Tucson, Arizona

Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum

The sprawling attraction boasts a collection of more than 150 historic wagons.
Tucson, Arizona

El Tiradito

Make a wish at what might be America's only Catholic shrine to a sinner.
Rimrock, Arizona

V Bar V Heritage Site

The largest and most well-preserved petroglyph site in the Verde Valley.