Arizona September 21, 2015
These 12 Towns In Arizona Have The Most Breathtaking Scenery In The State
Ready to be wowed by some stunning Arizona scenery this weekend? If you’re itching for a road trip, whether a short distance from home or a weekend trip, you should check out these towns with up-close views of our beautiful landscapes.
Nestled along the slopes of the Mule Mountains, the entrance into and drive through Bisbee offers some stunning views of southern Arizona. It also doesn’t hurt that the town has largely kept its historic structures in relatively good shape for a nice walk downtown.
2. Catalina Foothills
The main reason for visiting Catalina Foothills is for the mountains, which the city is named after. Seated right along the Santa Catalina Mountains, the city has spectacular views of the mountain and many of the neighborhoods integrate nicely with the desert landscape.
Any of the towns you visit in the Verde Valley have beautiful views and Clarkdale is no exception. The town’s views juxtapose small town living with the Black Hills of Yavapai County, the Red Rocks, and the Verde River.
How could we leave Flagstaff off this list? Good luck trying to find an ugly view in this mountain town; the San Francisco Peaks and surrounding wilderness only add to the city’s beauty.
5. Gold Canyon
You'll find plenty of spectacular views of the Superstition Mountains from both within and just outside this town.
Even though the two towns are several miles apart, I joined the Rim Country towns since they are often listed as such. You will find beautiful views of the towns and adjacent wilderness any time of year.
A town? No, but with the spectacular views of the Sonoran Desert and McDowell Mountains in this city, it’s not difficult to see why Frank Lloyd Wright chose this area for his second home.
Red rock country is really the only description you need to understand why Sedona is such a stunning place to visit or live.
The picturesque views of Sonoita make it easy to understand why the town is a popular vacation area.
Isolated and located within the Grand Canyon, Supai (also known as Supai Village) has stunning, up close views of one of the world’s natural wonders.
11. Tortilla Flat
A small town with a population of 6, it sits in some beautiful desert scenery.
This little town within Santa Cruz county has both a rich history and stunning views of the mountains that flank it.
What other places in the state would you recommend visiting for stunning views? Tell us in the comments below!