The Hidden Beaches Road Trip That Will Show You Arizona Like Never Before
Beaches aren’t exactly abundant here in The Grand Canyon State, but we do have more than you might think. Summer was made for relaxing, and these sandy oases will help you do just that. The dog days don’t have to get you down. Get ready to experience the six best beaches in Arizona. This hidden beaches road trip will show you Arizona like never before.
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This great state is known for its mountains, but there are still plenty of gorgeous beaches in Arizona. Among them are Yuma’s Gateway Park and Prescott’s Goldwater Lake. The Scott Resort and Spa offers a pristine beach atmosphere in the middle of Scottsdale. Visitors love sinking their toes in the sand and relaxing by the refreshing waters.
What are the best beach towns in Arizona?
Yuma is a scenic beach town that’s home to Gateway Park. This lovely haven is surrounded by The Colorado River, and it’s full of soft sand and scenic picnic places. The town of Globe is another popular beach destination. With its epic canyons and wilderness hikes, the Globe beach in Arizona is one-of-a-kind.
What beaches have the clearest water in Arizona?
River Island State Park in Parker, Arizona is home to the clearest water in the state. People love coming here to fish, kayak, and relax along the lake. Salt River Canyon Wilderness Area, located in Globe, Arizona, is another destination that boasts crystal clear water. This is the perfect place to embark on an adventurous river rafting adventure. The Scott Resort and Spa in Scottsdale also has gorgeous, clear water. This luxurious hotel will make you feel refreshed and renewed.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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