This 73-Mile Arizona Scenic Drive Winds Through An Abandoned Village And Ancient Volcano
Hikes are great and all, but sometimes, it’s nice to enjoy Arizona’s boundless beauty from the comfort of your vehicle. There’s no better place to do just that than the 73-mile Sunset Crater and Wupatki National Monuments Scenic Drive, which cuts through the Painted Desert en route to two of our state’s most iconic wonders.
Have you ever taken this epic scenic drive? If so, tell us all about your experience in the comments section below! Check out our previous article for another scenic drive in Arizona that isn’t too far from this one.
Address: 6082 Sunset Crater Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86004, USA
Address: Wupatki National Monument, 25137 North Wupatki Lane, Flagstaff, AZ 86004, USA
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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.
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