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…
904travelers 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…
363travelers 158reviews 58blogs
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…
561travelers 48reviews 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…
82travelers 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…
66travelers 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 24blogs
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…
117travelers 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 …
59travelers 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…
44travelers 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
Grand Canyon National Park #18 most popular location
18travelers 13reviews 7blogs
Holbrook #19 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
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…
16travelers 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…
5travelers 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
Benson #30 most popular location
2travelers 5reviews 2blogs
Paradise Valley #31 most popular location
4travelers 5reviews
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
Chinle #34 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
Globe #35 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
Tubac #36 most popular location
2travelers 3reviews
Wickenburg #37 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
Apache Junction #38 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…
10travelers 5reviews 1blogs
Green Valley #39 most popular location
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
Supai #42 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
Marana #43 most popular location
3travelers 1blogs
Oro Valley #44 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Surprise #45 most popular location
18travelers 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
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
46travelers 2blogs
Gila Bend #51 most popular location
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
Heber-Overgaard #55 most popular location
Valle #56 most popular location
Ahwatukee #57 most popular location
5travelers 3reviews 3blogs
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…
Catalina #59 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Rio Rico #60 most popular location
Hereford #61 most popular location
3travelers 7reviews 1blogs
Sonoita #62 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
Douglas #63 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
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…
Superior #65 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Oracle #66 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Buckeye #67 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
Anthem #68 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
Saint Johns #69 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Wikieup #70 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Fredonia #71 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…
Cornville #72 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
Elgin #73 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Picacho #74 most popular location
Salt River #75 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…
Maricopa #76 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 #77 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 seven month winter due t…
Vail #78 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Catalina Mountains #79 most popular location
The Catalina Mts. North of Tucson are cool in the summer due to high altude. You travel through a number of ecological environments there from tall cactus to tall Ponderosa pine and aspens. T…
1reviews 2blogs
Casa Rosa #80 most popular location
Marble Canyon #81 most popular location
Peach Springs #82 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…
Chambers #83 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Queen Creek #84 most popular location
17travelers 1reviews
Wenden #85 most popular location
Rimrock #86 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. …
Nothing #87 most popular location
Jacob Lake #88 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…
Waddell #89 most popular location
Summerhaven #90 most popular location
South Tucson #91 most popular location
Goldfield #92 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…
Old Tucson #93 most popular location
Black Canyon City #94 most popular location
Sonora Desert #95 most popular location