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32 Signs You're From Arizona

Don't worry, it's a dry heat!

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1. Seeing a tumbleweed on the street isn't a big deal.

Sometimes I think Arizona has a lot of stereotypes that aren't true until I see a tumbleweed in the middle of the road

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4. And you know just how deadly the metal part of your seatbelt can be.

You haven't really lived in Arizona until you've gotten a seatbelt burn

5. San Diego is one of your main vacation destinations because it's only a state away.

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6. Your driver's license probably doesn't expire for another 30 years.

Me: "Arizona will be unlivable by 2050" Raquel: "Before my drivers license expires!" My expiration date is 2056

I speak from personal experience when I say people outside of Arizona WILL make fun of you for this.

7. It's pure bliss whenever the temperature dips below 90 degrees.

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Hey, we take what we can get.

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10. You can count on one hand the number of times you've been to the Grand Canyon.

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12. In the dead of summer, you only go outside after 9 a.m. if you absolutely have to due to "fear of melting."

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13. And you will absolutely park a mile away from wherever you are going if it means parking in the shade.

i think finding a parking spot with shade in arizona is almost the same as winning the lottery

15. You've gone on a field trip to the Heard Museum when you were a kid.

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16. You've heard rumors about The Old Spaghetti Factory being haunted, but it's not like that's stopped you from eating there.

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17. The term "winter coat" is not in your vocabulary.

You know you're from Arizona when people in Nebraska have to define what a real winter coat is.

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18. You've been caught in a "haboob" before.

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20. Spring training games are a way of life.

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They're the ~unofficial~ welcome of nicer weather!

22. You've used gloves just to drive your car because your steering wheel is so fucking hot.

It's that time of year again in Arizona 🔥

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24. You can spot a snowbird from a mile away, especially in this kind of traffic.

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28. You or someone you know saw the Phoenix Lights.

30. You've taken a picture of your ice cream at Churn.

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It wasn't named the best ice cream shop in Arizona for nothing.

31. You know that a Sonoran Hot Dog and a soda is one of the best combinations ever.

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32. And finally, you've taken at least one of these pictures, because there's nothing quite like an Arizona sunset.

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