In 1539, a Spanish advance party was set to explore the Southwest. The leader of that expedition is believed to have walked through Arizona, and there are markings that many believed were made during that trip.
Most people are squeamish about the notion of consuming recycled wastewater. But experts say we might have to get used to the idea, given our current drought and the growing population in the Southwest. How does that water get clean enough to drink?
It’s referred to as the grand dowager of Arizona resorts. In the late 1800s Castle Hot Springs became a secluded getaway for the sick — and the wealthy. It closed nearly 40 years ago and hasn’t been used much ever since. Check out the historic site, before it’s sold to the highest bidder.