This map of Arizona shows the major cities, national parks and the surrounding states and country. The state is shown in light yellow, while the surrounding US states are orange. It borders Mexico in the south, shown in brown.
The surrounding U.S. states include Utah in the north, Nevada, California and New Mexico. The three major cities are Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson. They are all destinations, offering full service resorts with spas and golf courses.
Grand Canyon National Park is world-famous for its spectacular canyon and river views. There are many hiking trails and scenic drives which you can explore on your vacation. Petrified Forest National Park is another unique place to visit.
Visit Sedona if you want to admire majestic red rocks that surround the town. There are many scenic hikes in the area and great places to stay. After you are done exploring the canyons, visit a resort spa for some pampering and relaxation. You can also take a bike tour or a Jeep tour – your hotel concierge can recommend some good options.
Scottsdale is home to luxury resorts with sparkling pools, desert golf courses, art galleries and boutique shops.
Visit Monument Valley which has been featured in countless Hollywood movies. Admire incredible red rock formation and visit the Navajo Tribal Park. Take a Navajo-guided tour to learn about the history of the area.
The 150-acre Desert Botanical Garden just outside of Phoenix is home to over 4,000 species of cacti, trees and flowers and well worth a stop for garden lovers.