Visit Arizona – In the Fall

Are you planning a long vacation or quick getaway? Arizona is the right place to go, it is the home to some of the most scenic places in the US. There are different attractions in Arizona that are popular all over the world, such as the Grand Canyon and Cathedral Rock. Here are some of the best places we’d want you to visit during your vacation in Arizona:

Cathedral Rock, Sedona

Cathedral Rock, Sedona is one of the most popular landmarks in the United States. It is situated in Yavapai County in the Coconino National Forest. The elevation of Cathedral Rock’s summit is 4,921ft, and getting to the summit is every hiker’s goal every year. It takes 1.5 miles to reach the summit and back the same way, and the incredible views during the hike (particularly at the top) make the task worthwhile. You shouldn’t miss this unique destination in Arizona.

Saguaro National Park

The giant saguaro plant which is a popular representation of the American West grows in very few places in the US. The Saguaro National Park was established to protect these gigantic and rare plants. The best time to visit this park is November through March when the weather is cooler. In February and March, the saguaro plant and some other desert plants display their colorful blooms. This park is a perfect location for pleasant hikes with families, for sport and it also allows for more interesting wilderness hikes and camping. Bikers will enjoy the Hope Camp Trail or the Cactus Forest Loop Drive.

Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is a massive crack in the Earth that is visible from the space. Visiting this amazing natural formation is always on every visitor’s list. This canyon resulted from erosions by the waters of Colorado River millions of years of years ago. There are layers of red rock bands that indicate its history on the walls of the canyon.

Most visitors enjoy their visit to the canyon from its south rim, while more adventurous visitors prefer to take mule rides, hike the walls or even enjoy the white-water rafting on the mighty Colorado River.

Antelope Canyon, Monument Valley

Antelope Canyon is located on the Native American Navajo land, east of Page, Arizona. It comprises of two slot canyons, i.e. a deep and narrow canyon which is formed by running of water on several rocks such as basalt, limestone, sandstone, and granite.

The name of the canyon was derived from the fact that many pronghorn antelopes used to live in the canyon. Cattles also grazed here. The two slot canyons are called Upper Antelope Canyon or the Crack and the Antelope Canyon or the Corkscrew.

Montezuma Castle National Monument

Montezuma Castle National Monument is about 50 miles from Flagstaff, it tells the story of the resilient, and intelligent people who built it thousands of years ago. The castle consists of twenty well-preserved rooms which were built with fieldstone glued with mud and clay mortar.

 

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