Phoenix is a vacation base and is usually a visitors first impression of Arizona. Phoenix has a great arts and culture scene, top museums, and a ton of outdoor activities. Some of the best hiking opportunities can be found in the Valley of the Sun.
What is there to do in this part of Arizona? Visit a Native American Ruin, play a game of golf, see your favorite team at Spring Training, have some prickly pear ice cream. In Arizona, you can take a step back and visit where the old west meets the metropolitan.
North Central Arizona
North central Arizona stretches from the old western town of Prescott to the ghost town of Jerome, and from the red rocks of Sedona to the White Mountain Area which is home to the Mongollon Rim in Payson.
Explore the Grand Canyon State in Arizona: