Popular Cities in Arizona

Top cities in Arizona, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Phoenix #1 most popular location
If American cities are humans of different ages and styles, then New York, Boston and Chicago are the older, established types, while Phoenix is the up-and-coming 20-something just out of sch…
908travelers 139reviews 57blogs
Tucson #2 most popular location
An energetic and invigorating corner of Arizona with an unsurprisingly hefty hint of Mexico spilling over the border to it, Tucson is cupped amongst craggy desert mountains and has a slight w…
366travelers 159reviews 59blogs
Grand Canyon #3 most popular location
The Grand Canyon needs little introduction, but even knowing what to expect does little to prepare for you the breathtaking natural splendor of one of the world’s most famous sites. We’ve…
559travelers 49reviews 75blogs
Scottsdale #4 most popular location
If there was a test to dictate cities that are somewhat of an anomaly, Scottsdale could apply for entrance into the club and pass without a question asked. Located in the eastern part of Mari…
183travelers 81reviews 13blogs
Sedona #5 most popular location
An Arizona town known far more for its location than the allure of the town itself, Sedona is at the heart of a great American cruising spot (roads around here come complete with intense view…
85travelers 42reviews 27blogs
Flagstaff #6 most popular location
One moment you are traveling along the interstate enjoying the sprawling vistas offered by the desert, and the next moment you have graduated to a mountainous area covered with ponderosa pine…
69travelers 48reviews 16blogs
Tempe #7 most popular location
Much like its larger neighbor Phoenix, Tempe is a relatively young and up-and-coming city. Incorporated in 1894, Tempe is a landlocked city that has a total area of 40.2 square miles and a p…
107travelers 25reviews 9blogs
Page #8 most popular location
Page was literally created by the Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River in 1957. Once home to grazing sheep, Page grew from a remote construction camp to a small city known as the Hub of the …
16travelers 32reviews 25blogs
Mesa #9 most popular location
Mesa is close to the valley and is mostly housing, restaurants, and a little shopping. Mesa has a small old dowtown that hosts art festivals and other town events that are always fun. The t…
121travelers 4reviews 2blogs
Chandler #10 most popular location
Chandler is in the Greater Phoenix area and has developed greatly in the last 10 years. It is home to several venues that are becoming more and more popular. Downtown Chandler is filled with …
61travelers 7reviews 2blogs
Lake Havasu City #11 most popular location
Lake Havasu City is a small city that lies on the western edge of the state of Arizona, along the Colorado River, about 20 miles south of Interstate 40. The city receives its namesake from t…
15travelers 12reviews 3blogs
Williams #12 most popular location
Williams, also known as "The Gateway to the Grand Canyon", is a beautiful historic town with a delightful hotel in the center of town. The hotel sits next to the train station with trains th…
6travelers 5reviews 2blogs
Yuma #13 most popular location
The area's first settlers were Native American Tribes, whose descendants occupy the Cocopah and Quechan reservations near the city. In 1540, expeditions under Hernando de Alarcon and Melchior…
30travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Kingman #14 most popular location
A town of nearly 30,000 along the famous Highway 66 in Arizona. The railroad also runs through town. A famous early western movie star, Andy Devine, although not born in Kingman was raised …
9travelers 4reviews 2blogs
Sierra Vista #15 most popular location
Sierra Vista, Az. has a population over 49,000. The city is the economic and commercial center of Cochise County, and northern Sonora, Mexico. Sierra Vista annexed Fort Huachuca, one of the l…
43travelers 30reviews 5blogs
Glendale #16 most popular location
Glendale is a center plop on the west side of Phoenix, it is a growing old neighborhood that is quickly getting shoved out to make room for new housing, football stadiums and shopping. Glend…
36travelers 10reviews
Prescott #17 most popular location
Prescott prides itself on its friendly atmosphere and unique western setting, only 90 minutes north of Phoenix, AZ. There are more than 800 buildings that are listed in the National Register …
24travelers 6reviews
Holbrook #18 most popular location
Holbrook was founded in 1881 and is the gateway to Petrified Forest National Park. Located near many of the Indian reservations Holbrook is located in eastern Arizona and near the 3 routes th…
2travelers 2reviews 4blogs
Grand Canyon National Park #19 most popular location
Grand Canyon N.P. is a wonderful place. The south rim is a convient drive from Flagstaff. There are many overlooks there but at least half are closed to personal traffic where you have to tak…
19travelers 13reviews 7blogs
Tombstone #20 most popular location
Quite possibly one of the most famous Wild West cities in the history of America, Tombstone has been portrayed over the years in a variety of formats, ranging from film to theater to novels a…
15travelers 4reviews 12blogs
Tusayan #21 most popular location
Tusayan is a small so-called census-designated place and is not incorporated to a i.e. a village or town as of yet. It is the place closest to the Grand Canyon and as such the main base to st…
1travelers 9reviews 2blogs
Winslow #22 most popular location
Winslow, Arizona is located on Interstate 40, between Flagstaff and the New Mexico border. Mostly known from the lyrics of the song "Take It Easy", written by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey, w…
2reviews 1blogs
Bisbee #23 most popular location
Bisbee was founded in the 1800's (1880 to be exact), interesting the name of the city belongs go a Judge named DeWitt Bisbee. Bisbee is a historical mining town popular for Copper mining. The…
7travelers 14reviews 6blogs
Fountain Hills #24 most popular location
Located just northeast of Phoenix, this new bedroom community boasts large homes, shopping, recreation, and the landmark that made it famous, one of the tallest water fountains in the world.
7travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Kayenta #25 most popular location
Kayenta is mostly known as the city south of Monument Valley. Another reservation town on the Navajo Reservation without alot of traffic lights nor the glam of bigger cities. A few hotels to …
2travelers 6reviews 1blogs
Goodyear #26 most popular location
Goodyear, Arizona . . . a city with a rich, rewarding quality of life and great community spirit. Nestled near the base of the Estrella Mountains, Goodyear is one of the fastest growing citie…
17travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Casa Grande #27 most popular location
Casa Grande is a rapidly growing city in Pinal County, approximately halfway between Phoenix and Tucson. Casa Grande was founded in 1879 during the Arizona mining boom and became incorporated…
6travelers 4reviews
Peoria #28 most popular location
20travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Nogales #29 most popular location
Nogales is a small town on the Mexican border. This is a very convient drive from Tucsan and I 10 to get to Mexico. Drive South on interstate 19 and park in Nogales at a cheap supervised lo…
3travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Paradise Valley #30 most popular location
Paradise Vally is a nice suburb to live in without the hassel of Phoenix. It is just north of Phoenix on AZ 51.
4travelers 5reviews
Benson #31 most popular location
Benson is a median town with some services on I 10 east of Tucson. Nearby you can take AZ 80 to Tombstone for some old time historical fun.
2travelers 5reviews 2blogs
Show Low #32 most popular location
Population to be around the 11,000 (census 2006) and it another town on the eastern end of the Arizona. It lies on the Mongollion Rim and according to legend the name was chosen from a marath…
6travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Seligman #33 most popular location
Seligman is located in Yavapai County, Northern Arizona. The town's claim to fame is closely tied to Route 66: the longest remaining stretch of the original Route 66 runs through Seligman. …
2reviews 2blogs
Globe #34 most popular location
Globe is located in the Tonto National Forest. Mostly known as a mining and ranching town, it was supposedly named due to a globe-shape piece of pure silver found nearby.
4travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Chinle #35 most popular location
Chinle lies on the Navajo Indian Reservation and its majority of population is Navajo. It is the closest town to the Canyon De Chelly monument. Most of the town's tourism is a result from the…
4reviews 3blogs
Apache Junction #36 most popular location
Apache Junction is the last small town before you venture out into Roosevelt Hills where you will find dirt roads, hiking, three lakes, a damn, and a really good time. Apache Junction has tu…
11travelers 6reviews 1blogs
Tubac #37 most popular location
2travelers 3reviews
Wickenburg #38 most popular location
Wickenburg is a small desert town located in Maricopa County, Arizona, about 35 miles northwest of Phoenix. It has a population of about 5,000 people. The town sits at the junction of US 93 a…
5travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Green Valley #39 most popular location
Green Valley is a large town on I 19 about halfway from Tucson to Mexico, with many services. It is well landscaped and looks like a good place to live.
7travelers 1reviews 4blogs
Camp Verde #40 most popular location
Camp Verde is a small town on I 17 on the Verde River on the way to Sedona, Flag, and the Grand Canyon. There are a few services there. Camp Verde is in the scrub desert very hot in summer a…
1travelers 5reviews 1blogs
Bullhead City #41 most popular location
4travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Marana #42 most popular location
3travelers 1blogs
Supai #43 most popular location
Supai is part of the Havasupai Indian Reservation located within the Grand Canyon. It can be reached by foot, mule, or helicopter. Supai is very secluded, surrounded by red rocks and magnific…
1travelers 4reviews 2blogs
Surprise #44 most popular location
18travelers 1blogs
Oro Valley #45 most popular location
Oro Valley is a short distance north of Tucson on AZ 77. There are no services there. There you can take the scenic route to Flagstaff instead of that interstate mess in Phoenix.
1reviews 1blogs
Willcox #46 most popular location
Willcox is a small town with a population of under 4,000. Founded in 1880 as a whistle stop on the Southern Pacific Railway, it was originally named Maley. It was renamed in honor of a visi…
1reviews 1blogs
Tortilla Flat #47 most popular location
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Patagonia #48 most popular location
1travelers 13reviews 4blogs
Jerome #49 most popular location
Jerome, AZ is a historic ghost town of the old west. Jerome is high on the side of the mountains bordering the southwest edge of the Verde Valley over riche ore deposits. In 1583-1898 Sp…
1travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Gilbert #50 most popular location
47travelers 2blogs
Gila Bend #51 most popular location
Gila Bend is a small town with limited services lost in the large open desert on I 8 between Yuma and Casa Grande in far southern Arizona.
1reviews
Parker #52 most popular location
Parker, Arizona is right on the border of California and Arizona. The Colorado River is what Parker is known for. The weather is hot especially during summer months (up to 120 degrees Farenhe…
2travelers 2reviews
Oatman #53 most popular location
Oatman began as a small gold mining camp. In 1915 two miners found the mother load and that was all it took to put Oatman on the map. The town was named after a girl named Olive Oatman that…
1reviews 1blogs
Quartzsite #54 most popular location
3travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Valle #55 most popular location
1reviews
Ahwatukee #56 most popular location
5travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Heber-Overgaard #57 most popular location
1reviews
Ehrenberg #58 most popular location
Ehrenberg, Arizona is not large enough to be considered even a US Census area. Located on the Arizona side of the Colorado River just east on Blythe, California this the only thing located h…
2reviews
Catalina #59 most popular location
Catalina is a small town without services north of Tucson on AZ 77. If you want to bypass the mess of Phoenix, in a few miles turn right to stay on AZ 77 to take the scenic route to Tucson.
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Sonoita #60 most popular location
Sonoita is a very small town in Arizona, located at the crossroads of US Highways 82 and 83 if you as much as blink you will go right passed it, and I mean it literally. But it is a beautiful…
1travelers 4reviews 2blogs
Hereford #61 most popular location
3travelers 7reviews 1blogs
Douglas #62 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Rio Rico #63 most popular location
2reviews
Roosevelt #64 most popular location
Roosevelt, Arizona lies at the end of the Apache Trail, the famous road running from Phoenix to Roosevelt Dam. Roosevelt Lake lies behind the dam, and some of the most spectacular views in A…
2reviews
Superior #65 most popular location
Superior is a large town with old mineing origions. Many rockhounds stop there to collect minerals. Superipor has most services and is located on US 60 east of Phpoenix.
1travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Oracle #66 most popular location
Orical is a small town north of Tucson on Az 77 with few services. That is where Ed Abby, famous desert writer setteled down for his last years. They have the Biosphere II there for experimen…
2travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Anthem #67 most popular location
Anthem Arizona is a planned community. It is a great place to live and is just outside of all the congestion of Phoenix. This place has a great community center which even includes a rock c…
4travelers 1reviews
Buckeye #68 most popular location
The town of Buckeye, AZ is definetly all about small town living. With an area (within the municipal limits) of about 375 sq miles, and 660 sq miles incorporated, its a wonder where all the …
9travelers 1reviews
Saint Johns #69 most popular location
St Johns is a medium town with many services on US 191 on the far eastern side of Arizona South of I 40. There is not much near St Johns other than scrub desert.
1travelers 1reviews
Rimrock #70 most popular location
Rimrock is a zero town unmarked near a Forest Service Headquarters by Beaver Creek with some veins of Sedona redrock mixed in with the dark rock. There is a campground and picnic area there. …
3reviews
Wikieup #71 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Fredonia #72 most popular location
Fredona is so far North in Arizona and isolated it had a Utah area code. Fredona is a small town with many services. Fredona is a convient stop between the wonderful North Rim Grand Canyon a…
2blogs
Picacho #73 most popular location
1reviews
Elgin #74 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Cornville #75 most popular location
Cornville is a small town in the Verde Valley, very close to Sedona. it is beautiful, lush, and green. Oak Creek runs right through town, and there are many wineries in the area. Check ou…
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Peach Springs #76 most popular location
Peach Springs is in the heart of the Hualapai Indian Reservation. It is west of Flag on the historical route 66. The indians there are very low income but are very friendly. They have that ne…
2blogs
Salt River #77 most popular location
The Salt River is a small river starting in SE Arizona but forms a very large canyon where it crosses US 60. The Salt river fills the large Roosevelt Lake then flows past the damn and follo…
1reviews
Maricopa #78 most popular location
Maricopa is a city located in Pinal County. The city was officially incorporated on October 15, 2003 and was the subject of a major article in the New York Times and the town was featured on …
9travelers 2blogs
North Rim #79 most popular location
The Grand Canyon North Rim is reached through Jacob Lake then South on AZ 67. Much higher in elevation than the South Rim its much cooler in the summer and closed for five month winter due to…
2blogs
Catalina Mountains #80 most popular location
The Catalina Mts. North of Tucson have cool nights in the summer due to high altude. You travel through a number of ecological environments there from tall cactus to tall Ponderosa pine and a…
1reviews 2blogs
Vail #81 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Marble Canyon #82 most popular location
Marble Canyon holds the Colorado River from the Glen Canyon damn to the Grand Canyon. Marble Canyon averages about 1000 feet deep and the east side is indian reservation while the west side i…
1reviews
Casa Rosa #83 most popular location
1reviews
Chambers #84 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Queen Creek #85 most popular location
17travelers 1reviews
Waddell #86 most popular location
1reviews
Wenden #87 most popular location
1reviews
Pinedale #88 most popular location
1reviews
Jacob Lake #89 most popular location
Jacob Lake is a small town on the Kaibab Platow. They have some services there and a N. Kaibab Nat. Forest Service headquarters. Jacob Lake is the gateway to the Grand Canyon (take AZ 67 so…
1reviews
Dragoon #90 most popular location
When you reach Texas Canyon on I 10 you have a modern rest stop on both side of the interstate that is clean. Dragoon is in the strange rock formations of Texas Canyon. Dragoon is a small cat…
1reviews
Portal #91 most popular location
Portal is a very small town with maybe no services in SE Arizona on the east side of the Chiricahua Mts.
1reviews
Nothing #92 most popular location
I guess that there is nothing to talk about here.
1reviews
Summerhaven #93 most popular location
2blogs
South Tucson #94 most popular location
South Tucson is not where I want to stay. Its a busy city with mostly slums.
1blogs
Old Tucson #95 most popular location
Old Tucson is about 15 miles SW of Tucson. It has been and still is a little turest town and mostly a movie set for cowboy-indian movies where it serves as the set for movies of Tucson from m…
1blogs
Goldfield #96 most popular location
Sitting at the foot of the Superstition Mountains 45 minutes east of Phoenix, Goldfield Gclaims to the only "authentic" ghost town in the Valley. The liveliest building in town used to be a b…
1blogs
Black Canyon City #97 most popular location
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Sonora Desert #98 most popular location
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