Take This Unforgettable Road Trip To 4 Of Arizona's Least-Visited National Parks
By Katie Lawrence|Updated on December 09, 2022(Originally published December 04, 2022)
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 began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
All it takes is one day to explore some of the most underrated national parks in Arizona, so what are you waiting for? This 6.5-hour road trip starts at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and ends at Fort Bowie National Historic Site, making a couple of other stops along the way. Get ready to experience the very best of our state’s history and nature – with a fraction of the crowds you’re used to.
Have you ever visited any of these underrated national parks in Arizona? Would you take this road trip? Tell us your thoughts in the comments! And, before you begin your journey, make sure you check out our Road Trip Essentials Packing List & Guide. By following this guide, you’ll be prepared for a safe, exciting, and unforgettable road trip in Arizona.
If you are searching for an awesome road trip that not only takes you to hidden gems in Arizona but also to one of the best national parks in the Grand Canyon State — Saguaro National Park — check out this Arizona road trip. This scenic drive will take you from Monument Valley to Saguaro National Park and it deserves a spot on every bucket list.
What are some of the most beautiful places in Arizona that I should add to my bucket list?
The Grand Canyon State is beautiful — no questions asked. Every corner of the state has something beautiful and scenic that deserves a visit. However, if you are searching for some of the most beautiful places in Arizona that definitely deserve a spot on your bucket list, we would highly recommend the following locations: