Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and its largest city. It is the 6th largest city in the nation and is still growing. Growth in Phoenix was estimated at 2.8% between 2010 and 2012. Phoenix is a city that offers world-class dining and entertainment, big-league sporting events and renowned museums with a backdrop of the gorgeous Camelback Mountains. The city is a perfect starting out place for your exploration of Arizona, and you don’t even have to go very far, as there are many lots for sale in Arizona within an hour’s drive of Phoenix that are very affordable.
The first trip many people take is north to the Grand Canyon. One of the wonders of the world and most breathtaking spectacles in the US, the Grand Canyon is a colorful chasm more than a mile deep and 277 miles long. It is a must-see for any nature lover, and on the drive north you will enjoy the stark desert, mountain views and ponderosa pine forests that characterize the land for sale in Arizona’s Northern half.
Flagstaff, one of the larger cities in this area, has an elevation of more than a mile and is surrounded by pine forests. It has an old-fashioned charm heightened by Route 66 which winds through its downtown and continues west through other classic Arizona towns such as Williams, Seligman and Kingman.
Arizona has a great wild-west history and tradition. The town of Wickenburg, about 60 miles north of Phoenix, is famous for its working ranches and western theme. Further south you can visit the famous town of Tombstone, home of the fight at the OK Corral, which is still a living town and tourist destination today. Many of these western towns are surrounded by a great deal of open space and people looking for land for sale in Arizona often find what they are looking for here.
Did you know that there is cheap property in Arizona near art colonies and old Spanish missions? This amazing land for sale in Arizona in near the southern towns of Bisbee and Tubac. Bisbee has a preserved turn-of-the-century downtown crowned by an Art Deco courthouse. It is a small town brimming with artists and antique shops. Tubac is a centuries-old town that was once the site of a Spanish Colonial Presidio and is now home to the Art Colony of Tubac.
Once you own a piece of land for sale in Arizona, you are poised to explore all the state has to offer. For an unforgettable encounter with Arizona nature, take a trip to the Painted Desert area. Experience one of the world’s largest and most vibrantly colored assemblies of petrified wood, historic structures and archeological sites at Petrified Forest National Park. Explore more than 700 miles of shoreline at Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States. Enjoy boating and other water sports on Lake Havasu. Or enjoy the tranquil and secluded Monument Valley on the Arizona-Utah border. There is practically no end to the natural wonders available to you.