Arizona is the 48th state of USA, achieving statehood on February 14th 1912. Arizona is best known for its natural beauty, rain forest, reliably sunny weather and as home to the Grand Canyon by the Colorado River. The northern Arizona region is known for its forests of pine, Douglas fir, and spruce trees; the Colorado Plateau, some mountains, with deep and large canyons. The southern region features desert climate, with very hot summers and mild winters.
Here Are The Top 5 Places To Must Visit Place In Arizona
1. Grand Canyon
One of the biggest attractions and top tourist places in America, Grand Canyon is 277 miles long, 18 miles wide and a depth of over a mile (1,857 meters),
which creates a natural attraction to tourist. Its incredible landscape, carved out by the Colorado River, it shows the power of nature and the wonder it can create. The walls of Grand Canyon glow a variety of colors in the late afternoon sun, yellow, orange, red. Visitors can see the canyon from the South Rim, where there are numerous viewpoint areas all along the road and walkway running along the canyon’s edge. The North Rim provides a different view altogether, but doesn’t go in winter.
2. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
This area is a stunning area of blue water, desert landscape, and stone walls. In addition to Glen Canyon is also home to Lake Powell, one of the largest man-made lakes in the United States. One of the area’s biggest attractions is the nearby slot canyons of Antelope Canyon. Visitors can simply walk through a narrow slot canyon with shafts of light penetrating from the top, illuminating the red walls, or repel down into a canyon. Visitors can visit Antelope Canyon on a guided tour.
3. Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam is an example of one of the world’s great engineering marvels. This giant structure, completed in 1935, across the Colorado River, links to Arizona and Nevada.
It is 726 feet high and 1,244 feet long.
Lake Mead held back by the Hoover Dam. It is the largest artificial lake in the USA. It is 110 miles long, and holds the equivalent water of two years of flow of the Colorado River. Hoover Dam is a major tourist attraction in the USA; nearly a million people visit the dam every year.
If you’re finding inspiring natural beauty, there’s no good place than the town of Sedona, which has built on the surrounding red rock mountain and buttes and the mystical relaxation they seem to inspire. There are mind-blowing views from the main highway running through the town. Sedona is known for its energy and many people considers it as a highly spiritual place. Jeep tours could take you up close to the rock formations with an off road track. Sedona is also known as one of the world’s most healing spots.
Be sure to schedule time to see the sunset or sunrise here, both of which reflect light on the rocks spectacularly and make it clear to us why Sedona called the most beautiful place in the USA as well as in the world.
5. Monument Valley
Monument Valley is a red-sand desert region on the Arizona and Utah border is known for the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.
The park is a frequently a filming location for movies, is accessed by the looping, 17-mile Valley Drive.
Famous, steeply sloped Mittens buttes can be seen from the road or overlooks from view point like John Ford’s Point.