Must see locations – Arizona is best known for the Grand Canyon, the mile-deep chasm carved by the Colorado River. Flagstaff, a ponderosa pine–covered mountain town, is a major gateway to the Grand Canyon. Other natural sites include Saguaro National Park, protecting cactus-filled Sonoran Desert landscape. Tucson is University of Arizona territory and home to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and so much more.
In addition to the many hidden gems of Arizona talked about on the podcast, the following are the top 20+ must see locations that millions visit each year. We will keep adding to our resources pages to help visitors and locals alike find their way! If you know of others that should be listed here, please share!
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Vermilion Cliffs National Monument
Montezuma Castle National Monument
Petrified Forest National Park
The Painted Desert
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Coconino National Forest
Lake Mead | Hoover Dam
Canyon De Chelly National Monument
Saguaro National Park
Antelope Canyon at Page
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Tumacacori National Historical Park
The Arizona Office of Tourism and the © Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics have forged a partnership to promote sustainable tourism practices across Arizona’s spectacular landscapes and unique destinations. Because people form lasting connections with nature when they understand how to protect it. Here is where you can find information to equip you with Leave No Trace knowledge and skills to protect Arizona’s iconic natural features while enjoying these spectacular destinations.
It begins with The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace.
- Plan Ahead & Prepare
- Stick to Trails
- Trash Your Trash
- Leave What You Find
- Be Careful With Fire
- Respect Wildlife
- Share the Outdoors
More information can be found HERE.