Patsy's Travels


Alabama Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Georgia
Idaho Illionois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky
Louisiana Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nevada
New Mexico North Carolina Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania
South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Virginia
Washington West Virginia Wyoming
Machines Monuments Oddities Repairs
We sell stuff     The Chomko Hat


Arizona is a state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states. It is the sixth largest and the 14th most populous of the 50 states. Its capital and largest city is Phoenix. Arizona is one of the Four Corners states. It has borders with New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, California, and Mexico, and one point in common with the southwestern corner of Colorado. Arizona's border with Mexico is 389 miles long, on the northern border of the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California.
In 1858 Congress noted: "The region is all together valueless", "after entering Arizona there is nothing left to do but leave".

Population: 6.93 million (2016)
Area: 113,998 sq miles (295,254 km²)

Entered the Union: February 14, 1912 (48) Capital: Phoenix
Origin of Name: a Spanish version of the Pima Indian word arizonac for "place of the small spring" or from the Aztec's arizuma meaning "silver-bearing"
State Nickname: Grand Canyon State State Bird: Cactus Wren
State Motto: Ditat Deus (God enriches) State Tree: Palo Verde
State Flower:Saguaro Cactus Blossom State Fish: Arizona Trout
State Amphibian: The Arizona Treefrog State Animal: Ringtail Cat
State Reptile: Arizona Ridgenose Rattlesnake State Gem: Turquoise
State Butterfly: Two-tailed Swallowtail State Fossil: Petrified Wood
State Songs: Arizona March Song • Arizona State Neckwear: Bola Tie
National Parks: 3 • State Forests: 6 • State Parks: 28
Famous for: Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Painted Desert, Hoover Dam, London Bridge, Monument Valley

Famous Arizonans: Glen Campbell, Stevie Nicks, Linda Ronstadt, Tanya Tucker (singers), Cesar Chavez (labor leader), Cochise, Geronimo (Apache Chiefs), Wyatt Earp (marshall), Barry Goldwater, John McCain(politician), Helen Hull Jacobs (Tennis), Zane Grey (novelist), Sandra Day O'Connor (US Supreme Court), David Spade (comedien), Stewart Udall (Secretary of the Interior), Steven Spielberg (film director), Joan Ganz Cooney (producer of Sesame Street)


Met a man in Arizona.

He's from Arizona.

The guy has been on the road RVing for 5 years...Hasn't left Arizona yet.



Bullhead City, Arizona

Canyon Gateway RV Park, Williams, Arizona

Castle Dome Ghost Town, Yuma, Arizona

Chloride, Arizona

Chloride, Arizona Cemetery

Chloride, Arizona Cyanide Springs Ghost Town

Chloride, Arizona Miners Day Parade

Chloride, Arizona Murals

Chloride, Arizona Scenery

Chloride Western RV Park 2018

Chloride Western RV Park 2019

Chloride, Arizona Free Range Cattle

Chloride, Arizona to Bull Head City, Arizona Ride Down a 12 Mile Hill

Cottonwood, Arizona

Turquoise Triangle RV Park, Cottonwood, Arizona

Flagstaff, Arizona to Cottonwood, Arizona Ride Down an 18 Mile Hill

Flagstaff, Arizona

Twin Arrows Casino, Flagstaff, Arizona

Golden Valley


Lake Havasu City, Arizona, Home of the London Bridge

Lake Havasu City Boat Races 2018

Lake Havasu Joey Boat Ride

Lake Havasu City, Arizona VW Bus Rally 2017

Oatman, Arizona, March 2018

Parker, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

Quartzsite, Arizona

Hi Jolly Monument, Quartzsite, Arizona

Tyson's Well and Museum, Quartzsite, Arizona

Video of Trip from Needles, CA to Williams, AZ 2018 (1 of 2)

Video of Trip from Needles, CA to Williams, AZ 2018 (2 of 2)

Tuba City, Arizona

Tuba City, Arizona World War II Navajo Code Talkers

Williams, Arizona

Trip from Winslow, Arizona to Flagstaff, Arizona

Trip from Williams, Arizona To Tuba City, Arizona 2019

Yuma, Arizona

Yuma Army Proving Ground, Yuma, Arizona

Back to top


Didn't put a link on the e-mail address above. Don't want computers e-mailing us.

Copy and paste the e-mail address or type it in the To line of Your e-mail.

Copyright Patsy Wydra and/or Andy Wydra 2017 - 2020.
All rights reserved.