Even Wyatt Earp got the hell out of Arizona and went to San Francisco. It's damn hot: On June 29, 1994 in Lake Havasu City the mercury climbed to 128°! Phoenix hit 122° on June 26, 1990.
Planning that great American summer vacation to the Grand Canyon? Hold off. The Grand Canyon has been there for millions of years, and it's not going anywhere. Plus, the United States has an a number of other incredible natural (and unnatural) tourist sites that are a must see.
We've compiled a list of alternatives to an Arizona vacation in the lead sidebar titled "NON–ARIZONA VACATION IDEAS." Each destination is linked to a website with details.
If you're a Hispanic-American driving to the Grand Canyon, you risk the humiliation of being racially profiled and quite possibly arrested for not having your "papers." Until this law is repealed, please take an alternative vacation instead. Until then, enjoy photographs instead.