- CAREFREE – One of the world’s largest sundials anchors a colorful and eclectic desert garden in Carefree. This time-telling sculpture measures 90 feet in diameter and points to the North Star. The metal gnomon (which casts the shadow on the sundial) stands 35 feet and stretches 62 feet.
- YARNELL -- The deadly Yarnell Hill fire that killed 19 firefighters and caused heavy property loss in Yarnell also damaged the Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains. The shrine has been a Yarnell landmark since it was built in the 1940s by the Wasson family. Tucson artist Felix Lucero had to develop a slow-setting ...
- TUCSON -- The majority of Arizona's humans are residents of Phoenix, a sprawling megalopolis known as "the Valley of the Sun." But most of the state's hobbits and trolls live in Tucson, in a small oasis known as "the Valley of the Moon." Back in the 1970s, George Phar Legler, a mailman with a big ...
- ORACLE -- Martin Salter wasn't a trained artist, but his work is highly regarded in this community. Salter was a mining engineer who loved art and wanted his town to be a place of culture, so he created art objects and placed them at strategic sites.
- Some creative landmarks dot the landscape around Yavapai County – the Hwy 89 frog, the SR 96 duck and the Date Creek skull. Each delicately painted boulder is visible roadside. The latest landmark on our radar is this frog rock located near the ghost town of Cherry.
- Those who drive by an old warehouse in downtown Phoenix might think it's a hasty repair job thrown onto the side of the structure because the entire surface is covered with highway signs. Signs like "Do Not Pass," "Reduced Speed Ahead," and "Keep Right Except to Pass."
- PRESCOTT -- Yavapai County is a dandy place for those people who delight in seeking out giant frogs. Their most famous destination is a 16-ton boulder painted to look like a frog that sits along Highway 89 north of Congress. But there's another, more sophisticated, oversized pond dweller...
- The Robert L. Duffy High School takes academic architecture all the way to the outer limits of the universe. The small campus in downtown Phoenix is eye-catching because all four buildings are large monolithic structures with domes painted to look like the planets.
- Since 1997, a giant baby has fascinated motorists along Interstate 10 west of Phoenix. The humungous infant was seated in an unplowed field north of the freeway near the Cotton Lane exit, and appears to be playing with toy tractors and adults.