They stay because—they really like deserts and sweating their rear ends off when the rest of the country is enjoying a white Christmas! Anyone that has lived in the Grand Canyon State knows that black leather interior is a cruel joke in the summer. In 120-degree heat you could leave a raw steak on the passenger seat for an hour-long shopping trip and it’ll be ready to eat on the drive home. This is why they’ve all mastered the two-finger turn and various hovering methods to get themselves home, all while wearing shorts.
You come for the Grand Canyon and some stunning views of cacti, sand dunes, and sun-bathing reptiles.
Nothing like miles and miles of the scorching sun. But hey, it’s considered a victory if you take a bite of anything without getting a mouthful of sand, right?