Setting up “home base” in Arizona’s centrally-located Verde Valley brings you close to a great variety of fun and educational activities as well as amazing landscapes.
ARIZONA travel stories
Take a behind the scenes look at some of Arizona’s best attractions and activities. You’ll be inspired to make Arizona your next vacation destination.
It takes your breath, standing at the edge of this colossal bowl-shaped basin, 550 feet deep, carved into the high desert of Arizona.
Route 66 is alive and well in Williams, Arizona. What an adorable town! We had such fun there, staying an extra night at Grand Canyon Railway Hotel after our train ride, so we could soak up the small town vintage ambience and its classic Route 66 style.
The National Geographic Visitor Center is home to the World’s most watched IMAX® film ever. Grand Canyon – The Hidden Secrets, a spectacular 34 minute film, explores the innermost depths of Grand Canyon, taking viewers to places they could never go all through the startling immersive reality of IMAX®.
Arizona is home to one of the largest natural landmarks in the world—and no, we’re not talking about the Grand Canyon! Located just 20 miles west of Winslow and 35 miles east of Flagstaff in northern Arizona, Meteor Crater houses the best preserved meteorite impact site on earth.
In its infancy the caverns, like the Route 66 highway itself, provided the tourist with opportunity for raw adventure. Walter Peck, discoverer of the caverns, provided access to the scenic wonders down below with a bucket, a winch, and a rope, a device derisively dubbed dope on a rope.