• Arizona depends on tourist dollars. However, there's a negative consequence to tourism in the Grand Canyon State.
  • Affordable living in Arizona has an upside AND a downside.
  • Everything in the desert bites. Yes. Everything.

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From a distance, Arizona is a hot desert landscape filled with people from all walks of life. Up close, the Grand Canyon State is a land of contrasts. The state attracts people from all over with its sunny weather, natural beauty, and diverse culture.

On review, Arizona's challenges come into stark focus. The extreme heat, natural disasters, and traffic congestion might have you second-guessing life in the Sonoran Desert.

Here are some of the pros and cons of living in Arizona.

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: 11 Honest Pros and Cons of Living in Arizona

The sun always shines in Arizona. Except when it doesn't. Here are some of the pros and cons of living in Arizona.

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Californians Moving to Arizona are in For a Rude Awakening

Things are different in Arizona. If you're transplanting from California, there are some things you'll need to get used to.

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Fleeing Arizona? Here are the Top 10 States People from Arizona are Moving to Most

You might be looking for a cooler climate with four seasons. Perhaps you want to live closer to your friends and family. Or maybe you're in the middle of a big life change and ready for something different.

No matter the reason, people just like you are fleeing Arizona, and their reasons are as varied as the number of cactus we have in the Grand Canyon State.

According to the US Census Bureau, Here are the top 10 states that people fleeing Arizona are moving to.

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