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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

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.

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.

Hey, we take what we can get.


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

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

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.

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

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.

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

20. Spring training games are a way of life.

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 🔥

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

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


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

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.

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