Arizona is a state with many contrasts. It offers warm deserts, huge cities, quiet forest, snowy mountain peaks, cool lakes and breathtaking canyons. If you are looking for land in Arizona you will find many lots in undeveloped areas that are nevertheless within an hour of a bustling city. Seeking acreage for sale in Arizona? There are many parcels of 5 acres, 10 acres or larger in the northern part of the state. Arizona truly has something for everyone. 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.