3,928 mountain peaks & summits
more mountains than any one of the other mountain states (Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming)

26 peaks that are more than
10,000 feet in elevation

Mount Lemmon
in the Santa Catalina Mountains is the southernmost ski resort in the United States

Near Yuma
the Colorado River’s elevation dips to 70 feet above sea level, making it the lowest point in the state.

Disparate climate
can yield both the highest and lowest temperatures across the nation in the same day.

Largest contiguous stand of ponderosa pines
in the world stretching from near Flagstaff along the Mogollon Rim to the White Mountains region

6th largest state in the nation
covering 113,909 square miles

Arizona has 90 wilderness areas
while the Midwest as a whole has 50.

Nearly 5 million people visit Grand Canyon National Park each year.
In 2016, the park has already attracted 6 million visitors.

Four 1,300-foot skyscrapers
piled on top of each other would not reach the rim of the Grand Canyon.

48th state, becoming the last of the
contiguous states on Feb. 14, 1912

Salt Lake City, Denver and Boise are three shining examples from the U.S. Mountain West.

 

Erase any vision you might have of a guest ranch, especially the “City Slicker” version. While there are are lots of great options that fit this model in the U.S. Mountain West and work well for groups seeking a western experience, let’s add resort to the name/equation, big visions and thousands of acres for herds, crops and people to play and it becomes completely different but with similar authenticity and friendliness.

 

Chateaux at Deer Valley Residences Available for Nightly Rentals