Slot Canyons. Gently carved from the Navajo sandstone over the course of countless millenniums. Original image from Carol M.… Slot Canyons. Gently carved from the Navajo sandstone over the course of countless millenniums. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Saguaro Sentinel. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhanced… Saguaro Sentinel. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhanced… Free Photo from public domain license
Rainbow across a dirt road near the settlement of Antares in northwestern Arizona. Original image from Carol M.… Rainbow across a dirt road near the settlement of Antares in northwestern Arizona. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Monument Valley, a Navajo Nation tribal park whose red-sandstone formations on the Colorado Plateau lie mostly in Arizona but… Monument Valley, a Navajo Nation tribal park whose red-sandstone formations on the Colorado Plateau lie mostly in Arizona but… Free Photo from public domain license
Huge cumulus clouds seem to swoop low over the Round Valley near Springerville, a community near the New Mexico border in the… Huge cumulus clouds seem to swoop low over the Round Valley near Springerville, a community near the New Mexico border in the… Free Photo from public domain license
Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
Spectacular rainbow outside the settlement of Humbolt-Dewey, near Prescott in Central Arizona. Original image from Carol M.… Spectacular rainbow outside the settlement of Humbolt-Dewey, near Prescott in Central Arizona. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
The Wigwam Motel on Route 66 in Holbrook, Arizona, where one can indeed “spend the night in a wigwam.” The… The Wigwam Motel on Route 66 in Holbrook, Arizona, where one can indeed “spend the night in a wigwam.” The… Free Photo from public domain license
Monument Valley, perhaps the most enduring and definitive images of the American West. Original image from Carol M.… Monument Valley, perhaps the most enduring and definitive images of the American West. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
At Horseshoe Bend on the Colorado River in Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… At Horseshoe Bend on the Colorado River in Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
Slot Canyons. Gently carved from the Navajo sandstone over the course of countless millenniums. Original image from Carol M.… Slot Canyons. Gently carved from the Navajo sandstone over the course of countless millenniums. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Monument Valley, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Monument Valley, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Free Photo from public domain license
Saguaro cacti at sunset outside Tucson, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Saguaro cacti at sunset outside Tucson, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
Historic Route 66 Motel sign, Kingman, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Historic Route 66 Motel sign, Kingman, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
View of Monument Valley in Arizona, USA. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… View of Monument Valley in Arizona, USA. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
Saguaro Cactus near Tucson in Arizona, USA. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Saguaro Cactus near Tucson in Arizona, USA. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
The stars and stripes, American flag. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… The stars and stripes, American flag. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
Light streams in to an Arizona "slot canyon" near Page. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Light streams in to an Arizona "slot canyon" near Page. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
Giraffe at the Phoenix Zoo in Phoenix, Arizona. Opened in 1962, it is the largest privately owned, nonprofit zoo in the… Giraffe at the Phoenix Zoo in Phoenix, Arizona. Opened in 1962, it is the largest privately owned, nonprofit zoo in the… Free Photo from public domain license
A slot canyon, formed by rushing water through porous rock. In this case, red sandstone. Original image from Carol M.… A slot canyon, formed by rushing water through porous rock. In this case, red sandstone. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Janet Echelman’s 2009 public-art, illuminated sculpture, “Her Secret is Patience,” in downtown… Janet Echelman’s 2009 public-art, illuminated sculpture, “Her Secret is Patience,” in downtown… Free Photo from public domain license
Wranglers of the historic Lazy B Ranch on the New Mexico border — in fact, entered from New Mexico — in eastern… Wranglers of the historic Lazy B Ranch on the New Mexico border — in fact, entered from New Mexico — in eastern… Free Photo from public domain license
An elegant, modernist home’s view of the Phoenix Area’s “Valley of the Sun,” accented by an… An elegant, modernist home’s view of the Phoenix Area’s “Valley of the Sun,” accented by an… Free Photo from public domain license
Flowers at the Desert Botanical Garden. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Flowers at the Desert Botanical Garden. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
Arizona's Grand Canyon Watch Tower. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Arizona's Grand Canyon Watch Tower. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
Saguaro Cactus near Tucson in Arizona, USA. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Saguaro Cactus near Tucson in Arizona, USA. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
Monument Valley, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Monument Valley, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Free Photo from public domain license
Stunning Light Shaft, Arizona Slot Canyon. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Stunning Light Shaft, Arizona Slot Canyon. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
Bell Gas Sign in Truxton, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Bell Gas Sign in Truxton, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
Corvette Car outside the Route 66 Hackberry General Store in Hackberry, Arizona. Original image from Carol M.… Corvette Car outside the Route 66 Hackberry General Store in Hackberry, Arizona. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Bougainvillea explode with color outside this Tucson, Arizona, cottage, which, like many modest homes in town, turn mundane… Bougainvillea explode with color outside this Tucson, Arizona, cottage, which, like many modest homes in town, turn mundane… Free Photo from public domain license
Corner of an eclectic gift shop and convenience store mere feet off historic U.S. Route 66 in Seligman, Arizona. This stretch… Corner of an eclectic gift shop and convenience store mere feet off historic U.S. Route 66 in Seligman, Arizona. This stretch… Free Photo from public domain license
An old general store in the tiny settlement of Hackberry along what’s left of the classic Route 66 two-lane road that… An old general store in the tiny settlement of Hackberry along what’s left of the classic Route 66 two-lane road that… Free Photo from public domain license
Action scene featuring a fireball explosion at Old Tucson, a movie studio and theme park just west of Tucson, Arizona. Built… Action scene featuring a fireball explosion at Old Tucson, a movie studio and theme park just west of Tucson, Arizona. Built… Free Photo from public domain license
The solitary-confinement “dark cell” at the Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park in Yuma, Arizona. Opened… The solitary-confinement “dark cell” at the Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park in Yuma, Arizona. Opened… Free Photo from public domain license
The 1905 Hopi House, built to resemble a Hopi Tribe pueblo, at Grand Canyon National Park, which protects a steep-sided and… The 1905 Hopi House, built to resemble a Hopi Tribe pueblo, at Grand Canyon National Park, which protects a steep-sided and… Free Photo from public domain license
A fearsome dinosaur menaces at the Painted Desert Indian Center in Sun Valley, Arizona. Original image from Carol M.… A fearsome dinosaur menaces at the Painted Desert Indian Center in Sun Valley, Arizona. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
A portion of the in the “Granite Dells” — exposed bedrock of estimated-1.4-billion-year-old igneous-rock… A portion of the in the “Granite Dells” — exposed bedrock of estimated-1.4-billion-year-old igneous-rock… Free Photo from public domain license
Arizona's Painted Desert. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Arizona's Painted Desert. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
Cacti and flowers near Tucson. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Cacti and flowers near Tucson. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
View of Monument Valley in Arizona, USA. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… View of Monument Valley in Arizona, USA. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
Vintage auto — and restaurant — along historic U.S. Route 66, once the two-lane “Mother Road” between… Vintage auto — and restaurant — along historic U.S. Route 66, once the two-lane “Mother Road” between… Free Photo from public domain license
Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
Monument Valley, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Monument Valley, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Free Photo from public domain license
A young burrowing owl has found a haven — conviently provided in a piece of storm pipe at the Phoenix Zoo in Phoenix… A young burrowing owl has found a haven — conviently provided in a piece of storm pipe at the Phoenix Zoo in Phoenix… Free Photo from public domain license
Pete’s, a vintage gas station in Williams, Arizona, a town of just 3,000 or so residents but a well-known place among… Pete’s, a vintage gas station in Williams, Arizona, a town of just 3,000 or so residents but a well-known place among… Free Photo from public domain license
What many Arizonans lack in natural grass in that desert state, they make up with creative landscaping, including… What many Arizonans lack in natural grass in that desert state, they make up with creative landscaping, including… Free Photo from public domain license
The Double Eagle Trading Company in Williams, a small town in northern Arizona, south of Grand Canyon National Park. Original… The Double Eagle Trading Company in Williams, a small town in northern Arizona, south of Grand Canyon National Park. Original… Free Photo from public domain license
Navajo Eula Matene hold three-month-old Leon Clark on a ridge in the Arizona portion of Monument Valley, a red-sand desert… Navajo Eula Matene hold three-month-old Leon Clark on a ridge in the Arizona portion of Monument Valley, a red-sand desert… Free Photo from public domain license
Cotton ball-like clouds drift over the remote terrain near the northern Arizona town of Page. Original image from Carol M.… Cotton ball-like clouds drift over the remote terrain near the northern Arizona town of Page. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
A rather sublime-looking tiki head stands outside the gift shop of the old Ranchero Motel in the tiny settlement of Anteres… A rather sublime-looking tiki head stands outside the gift shop of the old Ranchero Motel in the tiny settlement of Anteres… Free Photo from public domain license
Cotton field near Safford in eastern Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Cotton field near Safford in eastern Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
Artwork on water towers along a remote Arizona road leading to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, a red-sand desert region… Artwork on water towers along a remote Arizona road leading to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, a red-sand desert region… Free Photo from public domain license
Exterior view of the drafting studio at Taliesin West, renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home and school in the… Exterior view of the drafting studio at Taliesin West, renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home and school in the… Free Photo from public domain license
Plantings at the Desert Botanical Garden, a 140-acre botanical garden in Phoenix, Arizona, that features many examples of the… Plantings at the Desert Botanical Garden, a 140-acre botanical garden in Phoenix, Arizona, that features many examples of the… Free Photo from public domain license
Wildflowers in the harsh Arizona desert. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Wildflowers in the harsh Arizona desert. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
The Painted Desert Inn, originally built of petrified wood and other native stone and modified to this adobe configuration in… The Painted Desert Inn, originally built of petrified wood and other native stone and modified to this adobe configuration in… Free Photo from public domain license
Grand Canyon Panorama. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Grand Canyon Panorama. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
Light beams into an Arizona "slot canyon" near Page. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Light beams into an Arizona "slot canyon" near Page. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
Light pours through an opening in an Arizona "slot canyon" near Page. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Light pours through an opening in an Arizona "slot canyon" near Page. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Free Photo from public domain license
Historic Route 66 Motel sign, Kingman, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Historic Route 66 Motel sign, Kingman, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
Bell Gas Sign in Truxton, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Bell Gas Sign in Truxton, Arizona. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
Contestants in the Bentley’s Scottsdale Polo Championship at the WestWorld, a multi-use events facility in Scottsdale… Contestants in the Bentley’s Scottsdale Polo Championship at the WestWorld, a multi-use events facility in Scottsdale… Free Photo from public domain license
Cacti at the Desert Botanical Garden a 147-acre botanical preserve in Phoenix, Arizona. Founded by the Arizona Cactus and… Cacti at the Desert Botanical Garden a 147-acre botanical preserve in Phoenix, Arizona. Founded by the Arizona Cactus and… Free Photo from public domain license
Carnival rides and games, including a Ferris wheel, in Phoenix at the annual Arizona State Fair, which has been held since… Carnival rides and games, including a Ferris wheel, in Phoenix at the annual Arizona State Fair, which has been held since… Free Photo from public domain license
Cacti at the Desert Botanical Garden a 147-acre botanical preserve in Phoenix, Arizona. Founded by the Arizona Cactus and… Cacti at the Desert Botanical Garden a 147-acre botanical preserve in Phoenix, Arizona. Founded by the Arizona Cactus and… Free Photo from public domain license
View of spectacular Monument Valley, one of the most-photographed scenic locations in Arizona, on Navajo lands east of the… View of spectacular Monument Valley, one of the most-photographed scenic locations in Arizona, on Navajo lands east of the… Free Image from public domain license
Creative "diver" neon sign at the old Starlight Motel in Mesa, a small Arizona city that became one of sprawling Phoenix's… Creative "diver" neon sign at the old Starlight Motel in Mesa, a small Arizona city that became one of sprawling Phoenix's… Free Image from public domain license
Tower of the Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona, Arizona, a small city and popular tourist attraction thanks to its red… Tower of the Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona, Arizona, a small city and popular tourist attraction thanks to its red… Free Photo from public domain license
The Superstition Mountains, a condensed chain of peaks near Tortilla Flat, Ariizona, east of Phoenix, are a designated… The Superstition Mountains, a condensed chain of peaks near Tortilla Flat, Ariizona, east of Phoenix, are a designated… Free Photo from public domain license
Spray ponds at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, near Tonopah, Arizona, 50 miles west of Phoenix, serve as a backup… Spray ponds at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, near Tonopah, Arizona, 50 miles west of Phoenix, serve as a backup… Free Photo from public domain license
Colorful Indian, or Indian-style, tipis and a freight wagon at the Double Eagle Trading Company in Williams, a small town in… Colorful Indian, or Indian-style, tipis and a freight wagon at the Double Eagle Trading Company in Williams, a small town in… Free Photo from public domain license
Black bear on the move at Bearizona, a drive-through wildlife park featuring a variety of North American animals outside the… Black bear on the move at Bearizona, a drive-through wildlife park featuring a variety of North American animals outside the… Free Photo from public domain license
Flag bearer in Phoenix at the All-Indian Rodeo, a featured competition, open only to Native Americans with proof of tribal… Flag bearer in Phoenix at the All-Indian Rodeo, a featured competition, open only to Native Americans with proof of tribal… Free Photo from public domain license
The “sheriff” of Old Tombstone, now an Old West tourist attraction in southeastern Arizona. Original image from… The “sheriff” of Old Tombstone, now an Old West tourist attraction in southeastern Arizona. Original image from… Free Image from public domain license
A saguaro cactus dominates the scene at dusk in the garden of the White Stallion Ranch, a dude ranch outside Tucson, Arizona.… A saguaro cactus dominates the scene at dusk in the garden of the White Stallion Ranch, a dude ranch outside Tucson, Arizona.… Free Photo from public domain license
Young fans of the Colorado Rockies major-league baseball team wait and hope for player autographs at a Spring Training game… Young fans of the Colorado Rockies major-league baseball team wait and hope for player autographs at a Spring Training game… Free Photo from public domain license
“Ocean-to-Ocean Bridge” is an odd name for a span in Yuma, Arizona, more than 170 miles from the Pacific Ocean… “Ocean-to-Ocean Bridge” is an odd name for a span in Yuma, Arizona, more than 170 miles from the Pacific Ocean… Free Photo from public domain license
Some of the stunning red rocks for which Sedona, in nothern Arizona, is famous. These are some of the most-photographed… Some of the stunning red rocks for which Sedona, in nothern Arizona, is famous. These are some of the most-photographed… Free Photo from public domain license
This is not a fire in the distance, near the settlement of Ganado on Navajo Nation land in far northeast Arizona. It’s… This is not a fire in the distance, near the settlement of Ganado on Navajo Nation land in far northeast Arizona. It’s… Free Photo from public domain license
There was a time when the signs for every decent motel in Tucson shimmered in neon vibrance along the “Miracle… There was a time when the signs for every decent motel in Tucson shimmered in neon vibrance along the “Miracle… Free Image from public domain license
View from a bend in the Colorado River of Glen Canyon Dam, outside Page, Arizona. Original image from Carol M.… View from a bend in the Colorado River of Glen Canyon Dam, outside Page, Arizona. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
One of several four-legged residents of the Forever Home Donkey Rescue & Sanctuary, a private facility in the Cochise County… One of several four-legged residents of the Forever Home Donkey Rescue & Sanctuary, a private facility in the Cochise County… Free Photo from public domain license
Guides (ahead and behind) lead visitors on a mule ride down Bright Angel Trail into the gorge at Grand Canyon National Park… Guides (ahead and behind) lead visitors on a mule ride down Bright Angel Trail into the gorge at Grand Canyon National Park… Free Photo from public domain license
Saddle-bronc contest in Phoenix at the All-Indian Rodeo, a featured competition, open only to Native Americans with proof of… Saddle-bronc contest in Phoenix at the All-Indian Rodeo, a featured competition, open only to Native Americans with proof of… Free Photo from public domain license
Scene in the Arizona portion of Monument Valley, a desert region on the Arizona-Utah border known for the towering sandstone… Scene in the Arizona portion of Monument Valley, a desert region on the Arizona-Utah border known for the towering sandstone… Free Photo from public domain license
The Grand Canyon excursion railroad runs, complete with train-robber “shootouts,” from Williams Arizona, up to… The Grand Canyon excursion railroad runs, complete with train-robber “shootouts,” from Williams Arizona, up to… Free Photo from public domain license
Mock shootout, strictly for visitors’ benefit, in Old Tombstone in southeast Arizona. Original image from Carol M.… Mock shootout, strictly for visitors’ benefit, in Old Tombstone in southeast Arizona. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Horses running near a settlement called The Gap, on the remote Navajo Nation’s lands in far-northeastern Arizona. This… Horses running near a settlement called The Gap, on the remote Navajo Nation’s lands in far-northeastern Arizona. This… Free Photo from public domain license