Arizona Attractions

Arizona State Attractions

Arizona, the State of the Great Canyon has a lot more attraction besides the main one which is Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural Wonders of the Earth. That is the reason why this beautiful state of mountains, canyons, and desert is one of the best loved tourist spots in the nation and throughout the world. The state is a treasure chest of a lot of Natural landscapes and forest and very diverse and rich Flora and Fauna. The painted forest and the petrified desert, the meteor crater, the havasu falls, and the Arizonan trail are only a few of the attractions this beautiful land offers.

Arizona Grand Canyon State

This is the first and the foremost attraction of the beautiful State of Arizona. The State is also nicknamed as the Grand Canyon State because of this wonderful and vast canyon which is considered as the landmark of this state. This Canyon is traced by the long and beautiful Colorado river and this was described as the grandest place on God's Earth by John Muir, a Scottish born Pioneer of conservation. The Grand Canyon National park which is bounded by the Lake Mead Recreational Area in the west and the Canyon Land National Park and the Glen Canyon in the north east has the distance between its north and south rim as 16 Km but on the road, one has to travel a distance of 346km across due to the twists and curve of it.

Arizona Grand Canyon State Information

Arizona Grand Canyon State , United States
Arizona Great Canyon State Floor Elevation approx. 2,600 feet (800 m)
Arizona Great Canyon State Long-axis Length 277 miles (446 km)
Arizona Great Canyon State Width 4 to 18 miles (6.4 to 29 km)
Arizona Great Canyon State Coordinates 36°06′N 112°06′W

Arizona Great Canyon State Seasonal Packages & Deals

Attraction Name Offer Price City
Stay and Ski Weekend Special One Night Stay and 2 Hour Jet Ski Rental for $100 NA Lake Havasu City
Splash into $avings Mesh goody bag NA Scottsdale
Grand Canyon Self Guided South Rim Camping Family Camping NA Prescott
Bass Pro Shop & Stay Summer Package Enjoy a $10 Bass Pro Shops gift card $79 - $82 Mesa
Tee for Two Four Season Resorts NA Scottsdale
"Awesome Arizona" Motorcycle Tour 7 Day / 6 Night guided motorcycle tour NA Phoenix
AAA Bed & Breakfast Bed & Breakfast in a Four Diamond property NA Litchfield Park
Inn at Eagle Mountain 'Just for 2 Package' Just for 2 Package $89 - $300 Fountain Hills
Stay and Skyride Free Ski Lift Lodge and Cabins NA Flagstaff
Authentic Arizona Escape Golf Resort & Spa Experience $259 - $359 Litchfield Park
Prescott Day Hikes Half day and full day guided day hikes in Prescott $75 - $215 Prescott
August Special! NA $109 - $155 Flagstaff
Grand Canyon Self Guided Outfitter Package hiking trip $495 - $895 Prescott
Inn at Eagle Mountain 'Just for 2 Package' Inn at Eagle Mountain 'Just for 2 Package' $89 - $300 Fountain Hills
Grand Canyon - Rim to Rim Hike Fully guided hiking experience $1295 - $1595 Prescott
Grand Canyon - South Kaibab to Bright Angel Fully guided hiking experience. $895 - $1095 Prescott

Biosphere Two

This is one of the many fascinating attractions in Arizona and is an airtight replica of the earth's environment which was designed in the 1980's. Though this project started with the aim of making seven people from different country to live inside this artificial environment for a period of two years, it was later discontinued due to certain physical and social problems. Today this project Biosphere two is one of the best attractions in Arizona serving as a interactive science centre for the people.

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

The Arizona Sonora Desert Museum founded in the year 1952 by William Carr and Arthur Pack, is a natural history Museum, botanical garden and world renowned zoo all under the same spot. This museum located at Tucson, dedicates itself in conserving the Sonora Desert, its natural plants and animals. The Desert Museum also provides a number of educational programs to maintain and improve the collection of plant and animal in the museum.

San Simon Valley

This vast area of public land located at Stafford provides unlimited recreational opportunity in its five hundred thousand acres of land. Unique opportunity for off highway vehicle riding and hot water bathing can be experienced at Hot Well Dunes Recreational Area located at the heart of the San Simon Valley. You can also enjoy watching the wildlife species like dove, deer, javelin and quail in this special recreational area.

The Havasu Falls

The Havasu Falls is one of the most beautiful water falls on earth any one will ever come across. The Havasu Falls has a brilliant color of emerald green and blue which gives it and the surrounding a near paradise look. It can be visited by hiking into the heart of the Grand Canyon or by charting a copter to the site.

Navajo Nation

This is another must visit attraction at Arizona which was established back in 1923. A number of national monuments, recreational areas, historic sites and tribal parks are present inside the Navajo Nation Territory. This most sophisticated Native American government in the United Sates is indeed a unique Arizonan attraction.

Phoenix

Phoenix, the State capital of Arizona has a lot of must visit spots inside it. The Museums, the botanical Garden and the art Galleries in the metropolitan area of Phoenix and the casinos and shopping malls makes it one of the best loved cities in the United States. The Mystery Castle, a 18 room castle built in the 1970's by Boyd Gulley a runaway from home and the Rosemount copper mine are other attraction at the city. The Arizona trail, a hiking trail for cross country skiers is also one of the beautiful ways to enjoy the natural beauty of Arizona in Phoenix.

Flagstaff

Flagstaff is also one of the best attraction spot in the state. One can enjoy skiing at the Arizona Snowbowl located at the Flagstaff. The Sunset Crater national monument and the Wupatki national monument at this historical down town are also a must see in Arizona. Flagstaff also has other beautiful spots like the Mormon Lake, the largest natural lake in the state and the Arthurs Lake Complex twenty miles south east of Flagstaff which are also the best place to enjoy fishing, sailing and enjoy the breeze.

Arizona has even more attraction spots to its credit which makes the state the best loved tourist spots and the must see for nature lovers and adventure lovers.

Arizona Family and Kids Attractions

Attraction Name Location
The Arboretum at Flagstaff Flagstaff 4001 S Woody Mountain Road Flagstaff AZ 86001-8775 Telephone: (928) 774-1442
Grand Canyon Railway 233 N Grand Canyon Blvd., Williams AZ 86946 Telephone: 1.800.THE-TRAIN(1-800-843-8724)
The Sedona Heritage Museum Sedona Historical Society P. O. Box 10216 Sedona, AZ 86339 Telehone: 928.282.7038
Lowell Observatory 1400 W. Mars Hill Rd., Flagstaff, AZ 86001 - Telephone: (928) 774-3358
Museum of Northern Arizona 3101 N. Ft. Valley Rd. Flagstaff, AZ 86001 Telephone 928-774-5213
Meteor Crater Visitors Center Meteor Crater Enterprises Inc. P O Box 30940 Flagstaff, AZ 86003-0940 Telphone: 800-289-5898, 928-289-5898
John Wesley Powell Museum John Wesley Powell Memorial Museum #6 N. Lake Powell Blvd. P.O. Box 547 Page, AZ 86040; Telephone:(928) 645-9496
Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts NA
Slide Rock State Park 6871 N. Highway 89A Sedona, Arizona 86336 Telephone : (928) 282-3034
Red Rock State Park 4050 Red Rock Loop Road Sedona, Arizona 86336 Telephone: (928) 282-6907
Arizona Snowbowl Highway 180 and Snowbowl Rd, P.O. Box 40, Flagstaff, Arizona 86002, Telephone: 520 779 1951
Arizona Science Center Telephone: 602-716-2000
Phoenix Zoo Phoenix Zoo 455 North Galvin Parkway Phoenix, Arizona 85008 Telephone: 602.273.1341
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Telephone: 480-874-4682