Arizona Travel Tips
Sure it's cheesy to proclaim, but Arizona is a state that puts the grand in Grand Canyon. A land of magnificent purple sunsets, it's a place where you can kick off your boots and sing by the campfire amid looming saguaro cacti. A place where leathery old-timers spin yarns about the bad old days - shootouts and outlaws, ladies of the night and the thrill of striking gold.
And it's a place filled with hope, where the heart of the Old West still beats strong, where somehow Native American tribes have managed to survive, and where tourists can learn about their long, tumultuous history.
Europe has its castles. Asia has its temples. Australia has its critters and Ayer's Rock. North America is no slouch, though, especially in the Arizona desert. The Grand Canyon is one of the United ...
Amazing scenery, a thriving arts scene, Native American culture, and mystical forces make Sedona and Flagstaff much more than just stopping off points on the way to the Grand Canyon. Day 1: ...
The Grand Canyon needs no introduction: considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world, it ranks highly on just about every traveler’s wish list. And with a range of different tour ...
There are plenty of different ways you can experience the grandeur of the Grand Canyon from Phoenix. Take your pick of Grand Canyon tour options starting in Phoenix and find out why Arizona is ...
Phoenix is the perfect base for your Grand Canyon and desert adventures. From land tours to heart-in-your-mouth aerial sightseeing, there's lots of different ways to get the best out of your trip ...
If the scenery looks familiar in picture-perfect Sedona, it's probably because you've seen it on the silver screen. With spindly towers, grand buttes and flat-topped mesas, it's easy to understand ...
“Our new desert camp belonged to the
Arizona desert as though it had stood there during creation.” – Frank
Lloyd Wright on Taliesin West
For something historical and inspiring to do near ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, October 2012
The Grand Canyon
is appealing year-round, but the main benefit of visiting during the
autumn season is that summer crowds have started to dwindle—and the
wettest month of the year (August) has ...
With warm weather and outdoor activities galore, Phoenix is both an engaging and easy place to travel with children.
Summers in Arizona can often be over 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38
While visitors don’t need a permit to day hike the Grand Canyon, a backcountry permit is required for those doing overnight hiking and overnight camping at rim sites other than developed campgrounds ...
Although people tend to think of the Grand Canyon
as a single location, it’s actually divided into North and South, with
slightly different hikes, weather, and experiences to offer. About 20 ...
Written by charley, USA, October 2010
This is a breath taking tour and can be romantic. We love this tour, the canyon views and then coming back into Las Vegas with sunset was out of this world. To fly is the way to see the wonderful ...
Unlike the famous South Rim and atmospheric North Rim , Grand Canyon West is not part of the Grand Canyon National Park —in
fact, it’s five hours away and is owned and operated by the ...
If you have several days in which to explore the Grand Canyon
and you’re not sure how to divide your time, the best thing to do is to
pick your ideal outdoor activity and plan around that ...
Written by Viator, August 2010
Humans started to inhabit the Grand Canyon around 2000 BC, and the area has had visitors and settlers ever since. Part of that history includes several Native American tribes, in particular, the ...
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