11 of the Best (and Most Offbeat) Attractions in Arizona!

Arizona is a state full of many interesting yet unusual places that sure add to its uniqueness. Let us look at the 11 offbeat tourist attractions in Arizona that you just cannot miss!

1. Flintstones Bedrock City, Williams, AZ

Inspired from the adored cartoon series The Flintstones, Bedrock City is located a little north of Williams, Arizona that features lifelike replicas of the popular show.

2. Mystery Castle, Phoenix, AZ

Built in the 1930s by Boyce Luther Gulley, the Mystery Castle gets its name because of the mysterious disappearance and death of the owner. Also the place set in the foothills of the South Mountain is constructed with stone cement and recycled material.

3. Biosphere 2, Oracle, AZ

While the rest of the world is still wondering about the possibility of survival in outer space, Biosphere 2 has made it possible! Well, not literally. This place was designed so as to experiment life in a foreign world. The people that live or work in here have tried to create a self-sustaining world in this dome. Biosphere 2 is located a little bit north of Tucson. If you are wondering what Biosphere 1 is as well, it's earth!

4. Wigwam Motel, Holbrook, AZ

The Wigwam Motel is a relic of the Route 66 days. Peppered with tents and campsites, this place was also featured in the Pixar movie "Cars."

5. Meteor Crater, Winslow, AZ

In Winslow, Arizona there is this 4,000-foot-wide hole that is known to be the best preserved meteor crater on earth!

6. The Domes, Casa Grande, AZ

The bizarre setup and intriguing dome like structure was built as an electronic manufacturing location, however The Domes is also rumored to be a place of satanic rituals and dark magic.

7. Airplane Boneyards, Tucson, AZ

Sounds creepy and scary right? No, the place doesn't have bones. Instead it offers a strange collection of old, battered, and abandoned airplanes. Situated next to the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, it features the largest collection of scrap parts and old airplanes.

8. The Bridge to Nowhere, Baldy, CA

This 800-foot suspension bridge located in Southwest Arizona sits isolated on a desert rock surrounded by sand dunes. The bridge is no longer in use, and hence leads to nowhere.

9. World's Smallest Museum, Superior, AZ

Set in U.S. Highway 60, this museum is only 134 square feet! Take a leisurely stroll down historical periods of the Old West. It includes artifacts, local mining operations, and the advancement of technology in Arizona.

10. The Sundial, Carefree, AZ

The Sundial in Carefree, Arizona offers the third largest sundial in the western hemisphere! Built in 1959, this 90-foot-long sundial points to the North Star and is made of steel and anodized copper.

11. The Underground Suite, Peach Springs, AZ

The Grand Canyon Cavern Underground Suite set in Peach Springs, Arizona is among the oldest, largest, and creepiest motels in the world!

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