Featured Arizona Attractions
There is simply no place on earth like Lake Powell. Over 185 miles long, with more shoreline than the entire west coast of the United States, teeming with things to see and do, it’s a water destination like no other. There’s fishing its sapphire-blue waters, wakeboarding, waterskiing, tubing, hiking, and nearly a hundred canyons to explore. Lake Powell awaits with dazzling red rock cliffs, beaches of fine salmon-colored sand and brilliant blue waters. [Read more ...]
Information: 800-255-5561; Travel-Forever.com/13azha
Information: 800-477-7238; www.raftarizona.co
Exciting world class whitewater rafting trips through the Upper Salt River Canyon close to Phoenix and Tucson! Expect challenging whitewater with professional guides on every boat. No previous experience is required. We are proud to offer award winning service. This is NOT a mild water tubing trip in Phoenix, it is the real deal between Globe and Show Low. We use only top-notch equipment including self-bailing boats. [Read more...]
Information: 1-800-231-7238 or www.inaraft.com
Information: 602-542-4174; AZStateParks.com
Located a short distance from the Las Vegas Strip in Lake Mead National Recreational Area, the Black Canyon, is truly one of those unique places to visit. Experience scenic Black Canyon on the magnificent Colorado River on rafts that launch from the base of Hoover Dam. Cameras will capture extraordinary views of Hoover Dam and remarkable sightings of majestic desert big horn sheep, osprey and more! [Read more...]
Information: 800-989-7800; Travel-Forever.com/13azhb
For a Grand getaway of three, five, six, nine, or fourteen days, take a Canyoneers’ adventure on the mighty Colorado River through Grand Canyon. There’s something for everyone: the exhilarating rapids, the majestic scenery of the inner canyon, great outdoor meals, river and canyon history, tall tales, and a whole lot more.
Information: 800-525-0924 or 928-526-0924; www.canyoneers.com
Greg Lawson Galleries in Sedona is a welcome sign for Arizona’s world visitors. International photography, Arizona photography, Sedona photography ─ it’s all here.
Information: 928-204-4744; www.greglawson.com
For more than 50 years, the Kitt Peak Visitor Center (KPVC) has functioned as part museum/science center, part interpretive center, and part comfort station, with transitory duties as auditorium, classroom, and media center — all in the midst of the world’s largest astronomical observatory.
The Hohokam, the ancestors of the Akimel O'odham (Pima), constructed the Mesa Grande temple mound beginning in AD 1100 and continuing to at least AD 1400. Self-guided tours of the Hohokam mound are available Thursday through Sunday. Guided tours led by archaeologists may be arranged for groups of ten or more people prior to your visit. [Read more...]
Information: 480-644-5907; mesagrandeculturalpark.org
Don't miss your opportunity to experience the most scenic track in the NASCAR circuit at ZOOMTOWN, U.S.A.® Phoenix International Raceway. Experience speeds of more than 100 m.p.h. by driver favorites including Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Gordon in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Sunday, Nov. 10. [Read more]
Information: 866-408-RACE; www.phoenixraceway.com
Your unforgettable Sedona experience must include spending time at internationally renowned Tlaquepaque (pronounced T-la-keh-pah-keh), Arts & Crafts Village. Nestled beneath the shade of the sycamores on the banks of beautiful Oak Creek in Sedona, Tlaquepaque is the most distinctive shopping experience to be found in the Southwest. [Read more]
Information: 928-282-4838; www.tlaq.com
Located in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Temple Bar Marina offers easy access to Lake Mead’s hundreds of miles of shoreline and crystal clear waters. Take in views of giant monoliths like the Temple, Napoleon’s Tomb and Mushroom Rock from a powerboat or spend the day tempting a plentiful array of bass, catfish, trout and more. [Read more ...]
Information: 800-255-5561; Travel-Forever.com/13azht