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Arizona’s name originated from the Spanish, Arizonac, and the Native American name “al? ?onak” or  “small spring”. Arizona women were granted the right to vote in 1912, eight years before national suffrage movement. Nearly one-fourth of Arizona is reservation land and twenty-two American Indian communities currently live within the state’s borders. Arizona is the sixth largest state in the United States at approximately 114,000 square miles. The saguaro cactus blossom is Arizona’s official state flower. Arizona became The United State’s 48th state on February 14, 1912. The state’s highest point is Humphrey’s Peak at 12,633 feet. Its deepest area is clearly the Grand Canyon, which is more than a mile deep.

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Featured Arizona Hotel

Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton

Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton

  • AAA Four Diamond Hotel
Our 5-Star classification designates those select properties that provide exquisite service and amenities. The discriminating traveler will find the accommodations, ambiance, dining, and staff assistance of the highest caliber. These properties offer the utmost in luxury and will provide an outstanding experience.
Scottsdale, Arizona

Built as one of Phoenix's first resorts in 1929 at the foot of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, this upscale resort has hosted heads of state and celebrities. Guest rooms, suites, and 1- to 3-bedroom Haciendas combine classic elegance with modern sanctuary.

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