Arizona’s culinary offerings form the central part of its WTM highlights as food and drink are fast becoming popular among tourists, with Tucson, Mesa and Phoenix all getting in on the act.
Mesa recently launched a Fresh Foodie Trail featuring culinary and agritourism experiences in Greater Phoenix.
Tucson has been named a UNESCO City of Gastronomy, the first city in the US to earn this honour.
For those who like a tipple, there are bonded wineries in the north-central and southern part of the state, with additional wineries, wine tasting rooms and various wine-themed activities happening throughout Arizona.
Fans of microbrewers can enjoy the Flagstaff-Grand Canyon Ale Trail in northern Arizona complete with passport for tours and discounts.