20 Reasons to Love Fall in Arizona

Adios, Arizona summer. Fall brings with it a slew of fun things. In case you've forgotten what the Copper State has to offer, thanks to spending the last few months cooped up in air-conditioned bliss, here are a few of our favorite things to get you up and at 'em.

Driving North to See the Leaves Change Craving more than just a hot season and a cold season? Lucky for us Valley dwellers, Northern Arizona and its full range of seasons are easily accessible. Spend a few hours driving and you'll be rewarded with scenery that gets prettier with each minute. Heading up that way is always a fun excursion, especially when the leaves are starting to change -- something of an anomaly to those of us living down here.

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Alexandria Conrad