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Canyons & National Parks

Overview

  • Flight Time: 10 Hours
  • Time Zone: UTC -8:00
  • Best Time to Travel: November - April

Vast, magnificent and inarguably beautiful, the Grand Canyon is easily Arizona’s most distinguishable landmark – and a natural wonder that you simply have to see to believe. Stretching 277 miles from end to end, steep, rocky walls descend more than a mile to the canyon’s floor, where the wild Colorado River traces a swift course southwest.

From the vastness of the Grand Canyon to Sedona's red rocks and the living Sonoran Desert, Arizona's landscapes are awe-inspiring. The state's spectacular canyons, blooming deserts, raging rivers, petrified forests, and scenic mountains enthrall lovers of the outdoors in pursuit of hiking, rafting, golf, or picturesque spots to watch the sunset. But there is more to Arizona than beautiful vistas. World-renowned spas in Phoenix provide plenty of pampering, while Native American cultures thrive throughout the state.

Arizona, a southwestern U.S. state, is best known for its reliably sunny weather and as home to the Grand Canyon, the mile-deep chasm carved by the Colorado River. Many visitors utilize Flagstaff, a Ponderosa Pine-covered mountain town, as a gateway to the Grand Canyon. Other natural features include the saguaro cactus-filled Sonoran Desert and the rugged formations of Red Rock State Park.

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Regions & Cities of Canyons & National Parks

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  • Bryce Canyon National Park - Utah
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    Bryce Canyon National Park - Utah

    Did you know that Bryce Canyon is actually not a canyon at all? Despite the name, Bryce Canyon National Park is an accumulation of towering hoodoo rock formations that create natural amphitheaters. The heart of Bryce Canyon contains the largest population of hoodoos in the world with up-close views of the red rock spires.

  • Flagstaff - Arizona
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    Flagstaff - Arizona

    Flagstaff is the ideal base for exploring the treasures of the Grand Canyon. The city is surrounded by natural wonders and some of the West's most beautiful country from the Coconino National Forest and the San Francisco Peaks to the Red Rocks of Sedona and the rugged deserts of neighbouring Native American nations.

  • Grand Canyon
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    Grand Canyon

    Listed as one of the natural wonders of the world and listed by BBC and others as one of the worlds must see destinations, Grand Canyon winds through Northern Arizona for a distance of 277 miles. The deepest portion (6,000 ft) and the widest (over 18 miles) section are located within the boundaries of Grand Canyon National Park.

  • Lake Powell - Utah
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    Lake Powell - Utah

    A Grand Canyon filled with water. That may be the best way to describe a major portion of the Glen Canyon area which is now most commonly referred to as Lake Powell. Whether you want to swim in the lake, go boating, enjoy watersports, lounge on the beach, or hike and explore the rock canyons and cliffs, Lake Powell offers scenic seclusion and adventure

  • Phoenix - Arizona
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    Phoenix - Arizona

    Phoenix is the fifth-largest city United States, a bustling metropolis that beckons recreational adventurers, discerning golfers, and connoisseurs of culture and cuisine. Phoenix is also the heart of the American Southwest, where the local history is a testament to puebloans, cowboys and miners.

  • Scottsdale - Arizona
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    Scottsdale - Arizona

    Located in the lush Sonoran Desert, close to Phoenix to the east, Scottsdale is the premier vacation destination offering convenient access to an international airport.

  • Zion National Park - Utah
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    Zion National Park - Utah

    Follow the paths where ancient native people and pioneers walked. Gaze up at massive sandstone cliffs of cream, pink, and red that soar into a brilliant blue sky. Experience wilderness in a narrow slot canyon. Zion’s unique array of plants and animals will enchant you as you absorb the rich history of the past and enjoy the excitement of the present day.

Resorts & Hotels of Canyons & National Parks VIEW ALL

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  • Little America Hotel
    Flagstaff - Arizona

    Little America Hotel

    Inviting hospitality combined with the natural beauty and serenity of Northern Arizona will instill a passion to return to this distinctive resort.

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  • Best Western Plus Ruby's Inn
    Bryce Canyon National Park - Utah

    Best Western Plus Ruby's Inn

    Ruby’s Inn is the closest lodging to Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, and is the perfect place to base your exploration of this beautiful area. You’ll enjoy Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Guided ATV Rides and Helicopter Tours.

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  • Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand
    Bryce Canyon National Park - Utah

    Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand

    The Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel offers the newest luxurious accommodations for visitors to Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.

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