Top 10 Places to Visit in Arizona

Discover the best places to visit in Arizona including incredible national parks, historic towns and cities, scenic mountains, engineering feats, and much more!.


Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

One of America’s most famous attractions, the Grand Canyon is a massive canyon carved over several million years by the Colorado River. In addition to scenic drives, visitors can enjoy adventurous activities here such as hiking, mountain biking, rafting, fishing, and helicopter tours. The Skywalk features a glass-bottomed floor for exceptional views of the canyon making for an unforgettable experience.


Sedona Arizona


Sedona is nestled among a geological wonderland with scenery that makes your heart leap. Multi-hued stone formations jut upwards from the desert floor creating a vivid, mesmerizing setting that changes hourly with the light. Surrounded by 1.8 million acres of national forest land, visitors have access to activities including trails for hiking and biking weaving among the bristling forest of pinnacles, spires, buttes and domes.


Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam

In the early 20th century, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation devised plans for a massive dam on the Arizona-Nevada border to tame the Colorado River and provide water and hydroelectric power for the developing Southwest. The largest dam in the world at the time of its completion in 1935, this National Historic Landmark stores enough water in Lake Mead to irrigate 2 million acres and serves as a popular tourist destination.


Monument Valley

Monument Valley

The Monument Valley is one of the most majestic and most photographed points on earth. This great valley boasts sandstone masterpieces that tower at heights of 400 to 1,000 feet. framed by scenic clouds casting shadows that graciously roam the desert floor. The angle of the sun accents these graceful formations, providing scenery that is simply spellbinding and overwhelms not just by its beauty but also by its size.


Havasupai Falls

Havasupai Falls

Havasupai Falls Arizona is a major destination for hikers who want to visit the blue green waterfalls. Hidden in the Grand Canyon, and difficult to get reservations for, this paradise is for those who can plan ahead and enjoy hikes as it requires a 10 mile hike each way to the beautiful blue green waterfalls of Havasupai. The Havasupai people live near the Havasupai Falls in the Supai Village.


Flagstaff Arizona


The destination for all seasons, Flagstaff is alive with cultural diversity, beauty, history and recreational and scientific opportunities. At a cool 7,000-foot elevation, located in the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest, Flagstaff is near seven national parks and monuments and 80 miles from the Grand Canyon. Northern Arizona is also rich in Native American history and culture with nearby Navajo and Hopi reservations.


Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon

The mysterious and haunting beauty of Antelope Canyon awaits the adventurous traveler who seeks to discover one of the most spectacular yet little known attractions in Arizona. Antelope Canyon is a popular location for photographers and sightseers, and a source of tourism business for the Navajo Nation. Private tour companies have been permitted to offer tours since 1987 and is accessible by tour only.


Tombstone Arizona


Legends of the Old West live on in the national historic landmark of Tombstone, “The Town Too Tough To Die.” Walk along the town’s wooden boardwalks, browse in the many shops that offer western souvenirs and apparel, then sip a sarsaparilla in an authentic saloon. Walk the very same streets here in Tombstone that Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp, Johnny Ringo, Ike Clanton and a host of other Western Legends.


Lake Havasu

Lake Havasu

Lake Havasu City is known as “Arizona’s Playground” featuring all the adventure you can handle, from boating and off-roading to hiking and fishing, make this one of the coolest Arizona vacation spots. This is also one of the most family-friendly Arizona vacation spots. Kick back on our safe, sandy lake beaches, marvel at the London Bridge or explore Lake Havasu’s 60 miles of pristine navigable waterways.


Jerome Arizona


America’s largest ghost town located high on top of Cleopatra Hill between Prescott and Flagstaff is the historic copper mining town of Jerome, Arizona. Once known as the wickedest town in the west, Jerome was a copper mining camp, growing from a settlement of tents to a roaring mining community. Jerome is a photographer’s paradise from its external appearances it hasn’t changed much in nearly 100 years.