The Chicago Tribune ran an article titled "A look at Arizona, from A to Z" by Gary A. Warner.
It was re-published on September 9th on the Orange County Register (Gary's regular gig) it can be read here.
(Photo by Craig Antill)
Each entry had a paragraph about it. Here goes:
C- Colorado River
D- Davis-Monthan- military aircraft boneyard
E- Earp- as in Wyatt, Morgan , and OK
G- Glendale- Cactus League action
H- Hubbell Trading Post- straight out of the Old West
I- Interstates- recommend you get off some, especially I-40- get on 66
J- Jack Rabbit Trading Post- a Route 66 original tourist trap
K- Kartchner Caverns- "discovered" in 1974, kept secret until 1988
L- Lowell Observatory- where poor old Pluto discovered in 1930
N- North Rim- of what?
O- Oatman- burros and gunfights, what elkse could you ask for?
P- Pizzeria Blanco- NY Times called it "Pizza Nirvana"
Q- Quartzsite- rock-hunting paradise, rock shows, bluegrass, chili
S- Skywalk- Wheeeee!!!
T- Trains- Southwest Chief, Sunset Limited, Grand Canyon Railroad
U- Unit, Big- Must've had hard time coming up with this one
V- Valley Ho Hotel- retro-cool Scottsdale place with $500 room rates in winter
W- Window Rock- Administrative center of Navajo Nation
X- X-Diamond Ranch- low-key dude ranch
Y- Yavapai County- home of Arcosanti, an architecture-ecology experiment
Z- Zagat- popular pollsters
Keep on Down that Two Lane Highway. --RoadDog