Arizona Travel Guides

From the Grand Canyon to Horseshoe Bend to Sedona, Arizona is an iconic state for outdoor recreation. The Grand Canyon should be on everyone’s USA bucket list, as it’s one of the 7 wonders of the world. But the state also has a lot of other adventures to consider!

Arizona is home to 3 US national parks - the Grand Canyon, Saguaro and Petrified Forest. Phoenix is by far the largest city in Arizona, making it a great place to fly into to start an Arizona road trip.

About 85% of Arizona is made up of national forests, national parks, wilderness areas and Indian reservations. By land area, Arizona is the 6th largest state in the US! This means that there is a LOT to discover.

If you’re interested in desert landscapes, Arizona is an incredible state to take a road trip. Check out my Arizona guides below to plan your trip.

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Best Time to Visit Arizona

Arizona gets extremely hot in the summer. For example, the normal average high of Phoenix during the summer is 95.5 °F. Therefore, it’s best to avoid visiting during the summer months.

If you do visit in the summer, stick to hiking only in the morning or evening (avoid hiking between 10AM and 4PM). Also make sure to bring a lot of water and proper sun protection. The heat is no joke!

This means that the best time to visit Arizona is in the Spring or Fall, when you’ll get to enjoy mild weather. Winter brings occasional snow, but is also a nice time to visit as long as you check road and trail conditions ahead of time.

Sedona Travel Resources

Heading to Sedona soon? Here are some resources to help you plan!

Sedona Travel Guides

Sedona makes an epic Arizona vacation! From Pink Jeep Tours to incredible hiking trails to great restaurants, it’s a special place to visit.

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