Airport Mesa Loop Trail is relatively short hike with easy access to spectacular views of some of Sedona’s most notable rock formations.
In addition to large deposits of fossilized wood, Petrified Forest National Park also features ancient petroglyphs and hundreds of acres of Arizona’s jaw-dropping Painted Desert.
Bright Angel Trail to Plateau Point is an exhilarating alternative to the more popular Rim to River and Rim to Rim hikes in Grand Canyon. This hike provides plenty of challenge, with spectacular views of the canyon and river. It also requires a shorter time commitment and no advance permit.
Much of the Grand Canyon State is desert landscape, so chasing waterfalls requires a little work, or good timing. Here are some of Arizona’s favorite waterfalls.
If you’re looking to explore some of the amazing places in Arizona, Airbnb may be the best thing that happened to you.
Cathedral Rock Trail in Sedona isn’t long, but it’s steep. It’s a challenge getting to the top of the trail, and the views are so worth it.
The Keet Seel Canyon hike experience ranks among the best in Arizona. Best of all, permits are easy to get and there is no charge for the hike, camping or ruins tour.
Unlike some of the more popular natural wonders in the Page, AZ area, Hanging Garden is a spectacular short trail that’s easy to access, with no fee.
If you decide to go for a hike on the Arizona National Scenic Trail, it’s wise to get tips from somebody who knows it well. Sirena Rana Dufault does and she has a few insights for the rest of us.
If you want to see Antelope Canyon in person but want to bypass the guided tour experience, you have a great option: Paddle a kayak from Antelope Point Marina to the end of Antelope Canyon cove, then hike up into the slot canyon.
Check out a few of these trails and you’ll quickly see that you don’t need a permit to take a world-class hike in Arizona.
Horseshoe Bend is one of Arizona’s top tourist attractions. If you’re planning to visit, these tips will help you get the most out of your experience.