Here Are The 13 Most Incredible Natural Wonders In Arizona
In all honesty, I personally think the Grand Canyon State is one huge natural wonder; it’s difficult to travel through the state and think any part of the landscape doesn’t have some breathtaking beauty. Some of these places are easily considered to be natural wonders in Arizona. Here are some of our favorite locations that would be a part of any highlight reel of our state’s amazing landscape.
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Natural Wonders In Arizona
What are the best outdoor adventures in Arizona?
There are many ways to have an outdoor adventure in Arizona. If you’ve already visited all the well-known wonders, take a look at some other spots like Cataract Canyon. The Glen Canyon National Recreation Area encompasses over one million acres of beautiful landscape, including gorgeous winding, deep blue waterways through uniquely shaped canyons. It makes for an excellent boating spot. For a more extreme adventure, Rappel Arizona offers all sorts of high-up rope activities like obstacle courses or actual rappelling down rocky cliffs. There are activities for beginners and experienced thrillseekers alike.
Which hidden gems in Arizona should I visit?
The most beautiful places in Arizona aren’t always the most well-known. While spots like the Grand Canyon is absolutely stunning, it’s also pretty busy. For a lesser-known spot without as much foot traffic but equally worthy views to marvel over, try visiting the Aspen Nature Loop near Flagstaff. While Arizona is stereotypically considered a desert-filled state, this aspen grove proves otherwise. The trail is 2.5 miles long and it’s especially worth visiting in the fall when the tree leaves become a golden color. Keyhole Sink, located near Williams, is another great example of a hidden gem. While the canyons here aren’t quite as high as others in the state, the picturesque waterfall, history, and more make it worth a visit.
What are the coolest attractions in Arizona?
Explore the many things to see in Arizona by visiting some of the coolest attractions in the state. For a literal cool – as in cooling – thing to do during summer, a trip tubing down the Salt River is certainly a great idea. To experience some of the architectural beauty of Arizona, take a look at the Biosphere 2 in Oracle or the unique cliff-side Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona. You can say you’ve been to the highest heights of Arizona by climbing Humphrey’s Peak in Flagstaff, the state’s highest peak.