Top 10 Places to See in Arizona

Don't Miss Top Ten Places to See in Arizona

You could spend many years in Arizona exploring all the state has to offer and still not see it all. Here is our list of the top ten places to see in Arizona and experience a slice of the southwest.

We put together, in no particular order, a list of what we think are some of the best sights in the state of Arizona to experience. If you are visiting Arizona once in your lifetime and are looking for a good overview of the state here are some of the not to miss sights.

  1. The Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon Arizona Vacation

Grand Canyon

The  greatest natural attraction in Arizona is the Grand Canyon. Make this a must see on your trip here.

2.The Heard Museum

 

Heard Museum

Heard Museum

The Heard Museum is a great way to learn about the Southwest and is a popular attraction in Phoenix.

3. Take a Hike

Hike in Arizona

Camelback Hike

 

Take a hike! There are so many beautiful trails in Phoenix and throughout Arizona. Some of the best in the country. Whether you choose an urban hike at South Mountain, a desert hike in Tucson or an adventurous hike  in Grand Canyon; if you visit Arizona you need to lace up your boots and take a hike.

4. Visit the Sonoran Desert Museum

Hummingbird in aviary

Hummingbird in aviary

Visit Tucson to see desert animals, hummingbirds and plants all in one place at the Sonoran Desert Museum

5. Papago Park (Zoo & Gardens)

View from the Hole in the Rock

View from the Hole in the Rock

Papago Park has a kid friendly hike and is home to both the Phoenix Zoo and the Desert Botanical Gardens.  This stop is three attractions all in one spot.

6. Old West Ghost Towns

Arizona old west ghost town

Goldfield Ghost Town

Visit one of the many old west ghost towns in Arizona. Arizona embodies the spirit of adventure.

7. Sedona

Two Nuns

Two Nuns

See the red rocks of Sedona and explore Oak Creek.

8. Saguaro National Forest

Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park

See a forest of saguaro cactus at Saguaro National Forest in Tucson. You won't see this anywhere else in the world, the saguaro is a symbol of the southwest and only grows in the Sonoran Desert.

9. Montezuma's Castle

Montezuma

Montezuma

Arizona has many ancient Native American ruins. Montezuma's Castle   is a well preserved part of Arizona's history and is easily accessible for everyone.

10. Lake Powell & Antelope Canyon 

Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon

Page, Arizona is home to stunning landscapes including Lake Powell,  Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend to name a few.

Click to see top attractions for kids or to read about other things to do in Arizona. Explore and have a great vacation!

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