Breathtaking places to roadtrip in Northern Arizona

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Picturesque places just a few hours from Phoenix

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PHOENIX- Arizona is full of beautiful views, red rocks, deep canyons, tall monuments and more but depending on the region, it has a few key gems.

Northwest Arizona features breathtaking landscapes, mountain towns and attractions. We’ve put together a few things to do in the beautiful Northwest Arizona.

Grand Canyon is known across the nation and for good reason. The canyon stretches 277 miles long and up to 18 miles wide. The beautiful canyon is home to dozens of tourist attractions and activities for the whole family. On top of seeing the breathtaking view of the canyon, other activities include camping, lodging, hiking, donkey riding and more. Check out more information here.

Kaibab National Forest is a vast location full of canyons, mountains, prairies, lakes and more. The national forest sits right next to the Grand Canyon, making it that much more beautiful in interesting. The recreation options can vary from fishing to horse back riding to hunting to taking a picnic. The options are endless! Check out more information on their website.

Lake Mead National Recreation Area covers 1.5 million acres of canyons, mountains, two lakes and valleys right on the Arizona-Nevada border. With such a massive area of land, you can imagine how endless the opportunities are to get out and enjoy nature. We could go on forever but a few things to do are bike, scuba dive, horse-back ride, hike, hunt, go boating, etc. You get the point. Check out the website for more information.

Pipe Spring National Monument is to home to a lot of rich history and culture about the American Indians and Mormon pioneers that used the land. It is now a national monument full of educational experiences like guided tours, talks and demonstrations and more. Find out more information here.

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