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Quartzsite Introduces New Trolley Service

The Town of Quartzsite is now offering a trolley service that connects the Quartzsite Town Park with various destinations within Quartzsite, including Main Street, Main Event, and special event sites along Kuehn Road and the La Posa Campground. The route … Continue reading

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The World’s Largest Parking Lot

Every winter, hundreds of thousands of snowbirds with RVs descend on the tiny desert town of Quartzsite, Arizona. For a few months, this dusty little place on I-10 morphs into what National Geographic calls The World’s Largest Parking Lot. Quartzsite … Continue reading

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2014 Quartzsite Show Dates Announced

What is Quartzsite? Quartzsite is located in western Arizona, 20 miles east of the Colorado River on I-10. In 1856, settler Charles Tyson built a fort at the present site of Quartzsite to protect his water supply. Fort Tyson soon became … Continue reading

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2014 Quartzsite Sports, Vacation & RV Show Dates Announced

Every January something happens that is hard to believe, unless you have seen it! According to the Arizona Highway Department, as many as 750,000 to 1,000,000 people, mostly in recreational vehicles, converge on the sleepy little desert town of Quartzsite, located … Continue reading

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Quartzsite: Front Page Focus of National Media…for All the Wrong Reasons

It’s not the first time the desert town of Quartzsite off Interstate 10 in western Arizona, has been the focus of national news reports—and it undoubtedly won’t be the last. But this may be the only time the dusty community … Continue reading

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Quartzsite 2013 Show Dates Announced

What is Quartzsite? Quartzsite is located in western Arizona, 20 miles east of the Colorado River on I-10. In 1856, settler Charles Tyson built a fort at the present site of Quartzsite to protect his water supply. Fort Tyson soon became … Continue reading

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2013 Quartzsite RV Show Dates Announced

Every January something happens that is hard to believe, unless you have seen it! According to the Arizona Highway Department, as many as 750,000 to 1,000,000 people, mostly in recreational vehicles, converge on the sleepy little desert town of Quartzsite, located … Continue reading

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Quartzsite: A Gem in the Desert

So exactly what is Quartzsite? The World’s Largest Flea Market! A dusty destination in the middle of nowhere—but, come January, the little town of Quartzsite transforms into the vendor capital of the world and becomes the largest gathering of RVs … Continue reading

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Quartzsite, Arizona: What’s the Attraction?

Founded in 1856 as a fort by settler Charles Tyson, Quartzsite, Arizona earned its geological-sounding name during a short-lived mining boom in 1897. Every January and February, a dusty Arizona town in the middle of nowhere becomes the largest gathering … Continue reading

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2012 Quartzsite Show Dates Announced

What is Quartzsite? Quartzsite is located in western Arizona, 20 miles east of the Colorado River on I-10. In 1856, settler Charles Tyson built a fort at the present site of Quartzsite to protect his water supply. Fort Tyson soon … Continue reading

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