Top 10 places for you to visit in Arizona


Traveling is what we all were missing during a hard time of the pandemic. Travelling cleanses our system with a fresh breeze of positivity and happiness as we get to meet new people. If you are searching for the best place, my dear friend Arizona is the best place to visit. 

Arizona, a south-western state of the USA, which shares a border with New Mexico, is a destination every traveler has on his/her list. And why not? 

It is home to one of nature’s best formations, i.e., The Grand Canyon. And adding to this list, Arizona is also famous for Monument Valley, Lake Powell, Phoenix, and many other magnificent places. 

So, here’s a list of Top 10 places for you to visit when you are next time (or first time) in Arizona.

Top 10 places to visit in Arizona 

Following are Top 10 places for you to visit when you are next time (or first time) in Arizona. 

#The Grand Canyon

How can this place not top the list? Without visiting The Grand Canyon, a visit to Arizona is just a waste of money. Who will ever want to miss the opportunity to visit one of nature’s best creations where one will get the best views and hike or raft the nearby Colorado River.


Phoenix, the capital of Arizona, is a city that bathes in the Sun almost all year long, i.e., 360 days. It is one of the most populated cities in Arizona. Top attractions in Phoenix include Musical Instrument Museum, Desert Botanical garden, Camelback Mountain, South Mountain Park, Hole in the Rock. Phoenix is also known for its lively nightlife.


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A perfect place for Wild West history enthusiasts and western film enthusiasts. O.K Corral Theatre in Tombstone still re-enacts an 1881 cowboy fight, a treat for the enthusiasts. This city has managed to keep its original courthouse and Old West graveyard perfectly intact, worthy of a one-time visit.


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Sedona is a desert town located in the center of Arizona. This city is known for its scenery, red rocks, spiritual teachings, and enlightenment. Native Americans believe that these beautiful red sandstone formations of the Rock State Park are not the only feast to one’s eyes, but they also have spiritual powers. They are believed to have healing powers. Apart from the red stones, Sedona is also famous for hiking trails, picnic spots, Antelope Canyon, Airport Mesa, Slide Rock State Park, Wine tours, Vortexes, etc. beautiful starry night sky.

#Lake Powell

Lake Powell is a lake that lies on the Arizona-Utah border. It is the second-largest artificial lake in the USA. This site attracts visitors mainly for water sports. It offers various water sports like water skiing, sidebar, boating, Stand-up Paddling, tubing, waterboarding.

#Monument Valley

If you plan to visit Monument Valley, you need to keep certain things handy like water, sunscreen, etc. This place lies on the outer line of Arizona and has Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, which catches the eyes of travelers. It might astonish you that few sites here at Monument Valley can only be visited under the supervision of a certified guide. If you visit Monument Valley, make sure you click the picture because it seems like this place belongs to mars.  


Tucson is the second-largest place to visit in Arizona and an educational hub for many who are thinking of traveling to Arizona for education. This is the place for you. It is rich in its culture, well maintained. You will experience the world’s best food here as it was given the title by UNESCO “world’s city of gastronomy.” Tucson is a must-visit for you if planning to visit Arizona. 


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No! No! we are not talking about our favorite character Chandler Bing from F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Neither the lives here nor this city is named after him. But I promise this place provides as much as an unlimited fun package as our Sarcasm King. This city is not only home to Arizona’s Railway Museum, but also you get to go around the Desert Breeze Park by sitting in one of the vintage ones. How cool is that? Other fun places to go in this city are Gravity Extreme Zone, Veterans Oasis Park, and Tumbleweed Park, a park having playgrounds with themed zones. 

#Superstition Mountains

It is the most visited place in Arizona as it is most soothing and well known across the US and Arizona. The closest locations to the Superstition Mountains are Tortilla Flat, Superior, and Mesa. These places also attract travelers and provide the best places to stay. The superstition Mountains are elevated, and there is as such no significance to this arid place. 

#Petrified National park

It is believed to be a land for dinosaurs in the past. Petrified National Park is a popular place in Arizona. It has a wide variety of flora and fauna, which can grow in this arid land. It has most of those rare species to be found which are more minor in number, which is why this place is home to many researchers and pantologists. You can visit this place too to witness the arid state of nature and its beauty.

These were some of the best places to visit in Arizona. These places are full of culture, a positive vibe, and everything that you demand during traveling. If you are visiting India, Chandigarh is the place for you; You can visit Romantic places in Chandigarh with your love interest. 

Vansh Sharma
Vansh Sharma
Graduate in Journalism and Mass Media. For me, writing is a free flow of thoughts and opinions that brings reality in a formative way. I am a keen observer of society and nature, hence my writing shares a dramatic arch with deep rationale. Writing and reading make me think deeper and help me draw a contrast to understand better. I have written research papers and am on the verge to complete more. You can walk with me from Cinema, lifestyle & everyday speculations to technology, health, and education.


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