State of Arizona
Arizona, located in the Western United States, is included in the Mountain West states. Arizona is well known for its dry desert climate where hot summers and mild winters are the norm. Fewer know that the northern part of Arizona is a high desert region that includes temperate summers and winter snow. There are resorts, from simple to glamorous, throughout the state offering everything from rustic cabins to complete spa holidays.
Visitors to Arizona will find golf is available throughout the year. They'll just want to pick a southern area such as Tucson or Phoenix for winter play and a northern resort like those in the red rocks of Sedona for summer rounds.
Hiking is also enjoyable year round. Flagstaff is a great summer hiking destination, while wintertime invites visits to Saguaro National Park west of Tucson.
The Grand Canyon National Park is located in northern Arizona and easily accessed by rental car from Phoenix. Page, also in northern Arizona, is an interesting location to visit on Lake Powell. Take a boat tour and visit the nearby slot canyons.