The 3 Things You Don't Want To Miss When You Visit Arizona

Plan a trip to Arizona and you'll have no shortage of amazing places to visit. This is a land full of natural wonders, and there's adventure aplenty for all.

You probably can't wait to get on the road, and experience everything Arizona has to offer, but first, let's have a look at three of the best places to visit. This way you'll have a good idea of where to start when you cross the state line into spectacular Arizona.

Grand Canyon

There are not enough superlatives to describe the Grand Canyon. It's huge. It's certainly breathtaking. Quite simply, this is one of the most famous and unforgettable places to visit in the entire world. This immense canyon was carved out of the rocky ground by the Colorado river over a period of millions of years. It's a natural wonder, over 277 miles long, and varying in width between 4 to 18 miles over its length. Every year visitors gather to look down into the one mile deep canyon, and feel a sense of awe at the sheer scale of this unique geological marvel. They have many options to view the canyon from different visitor centers, and to discover the rich history of the area. Stay until late and see the sun set across the canyon. The sunsets evoke deep feelings that feed the spirit.

Sedona

Famed for the red rocks and unique scenery, Sedona is many things to many people. It's a place of mystery and intrigue drawing the enlightened in search of a spiritual experience. It's also a land of great interest for amateur archaeology, with dozens of well-preserved prehistoric settlements and caves to explore. Sedona is a city in the Sonoran desert, but it's the red rock country that draws the tourists to the area. The famous red rocks seem to glow brilliant shades of red and orange as the sun sets and rises. This is high desert country. There are tours of every aspect of this Arizona landmark that will satisfy every traveler. Take a scheduled tour of caves and prehistoric habitats, or get out your camera and take shots of amazing scenery as you explore trails by foot and mountain bike. For the spiritually curious traveler, Sedona has long been considered a place of power. The red rock formation has become a mecca for healers and new age studies. Visit Sedona and discover strange energies and metaphysical mysteries.

Tombstone

If you have a passion for all things Wild West, Tombstone is an ideal destination. Located in Cochise County, far south of Phoenix and Tucson, Tombstone was the setting for the infamous Gunfight at the OK Corral. This deadly gunfight between the Earp’s and the Clanton’s, has gone down in legend, inspiring movies and songs. Tombstone today offers exciting tours where you'll feel as if you're walking the streets of the old west again. Listen to tales of Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp as you watch a reenactment of the gunfight.

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