OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide

Sightseeing in Arizona - what to see. Complete travel guide

Grand Canyon Tour Most tourists traveling to Arizona pay their attention to the only one attraction, the world famous Grand Canyon. However, there are many notable places in the state, including arid deserts and verdant oasis, spacious plateaus and high mountains; they are very close and form a landscape of indescribable beauty.
Arizona can be called the cradle of true American cuisine without any doubt; this is here where indigenous residents of the United States come from and where the country's largest Indian … Open
The Grand Canyon is called the most striking attraction of this place for a reason; the area of the national park is more than 5000 square kilometers. River Canyon is the largest in the world; tourists have an opportunity to admire its beauty during a walk or take a helicopter tour along Colorado River. The Archaeological Museum of Tusayan storing thousands of priceless artifacts is situated in the park. Near the museum there are observation towers, from which you can also enjoy the splendor of these places. In 2007, one of the most unusual attractions, Grand Canyon SkyWalk glass bridge, was opened. It is located just above the bottom of the canyon at an altitude of 1.2 km. It resembles a huge observation deck in a horseshoe shape with a radius of 21 meters.
There is another natural attraction near Grand Canyon, the huge Barringer Meteor Crater. Diameter of the crater is 1,250 meters and the depth is 174 meters. Near the crater there is a museum with an exhibition devoted to meteorites. During the tour, you can learn a lot about the development of American astronautics. Copyright
A significant part of the population is represented by Indians, so this area has unique cultural traditions. Tourists go there in search of ‘the real America;’ there you can get … Open
Arizona has dozens of beautiful natural parks and reserves: Painted Desert Park, Rainbow Forest Reserves and Petrified Forest, Lake Powell and the lovely picturesque foothills of Santa Catalina. The capital, Phoenix, is a city located in the southern part of the state. Here visitors can see unique architectural monuments, visit a variety of museums and exhibition centers, as well as stroll through its amazing old streets. The city has a zoo, a botanical garden and Scottsdale settlement that is a real historical museum under the open sky. Arizona offers travelers a lot of prospects for an exciting and memorable stay.
Orion Dawn Every city of the state has its own inimitable historical and cultural symbol. In Tucson, there are a lot of interesting museums, including the Arizona State University Art Museum. When walking along the city, you can admire beautiful historical constructions. The atmosphere in some streets has not changed for over a hundred year.
Traveling through the territory of the southern state, it’s difficult to imagine that amazing cultural and historical sites are hiding among desert landscapes. The state has a huge … Open
The reservation San Javier located in the city surroundings is very interesting from the historical point of view. Here, you can admire constructions built in the colonial period by Spanish settlers. In the colonial epoch, a lot of luxurious residences and palaces were built here. They look really impressive in the midst of natural landscapes.
Day to Night in Tempe The tiny town of Flagstaff can really surprise its guests too. It is located in the very beautiful submontane area, at the height of 2 000 m above sea level. In this city, there is the historical observatory that has turned into one of the largest research centers in the USA for the years of its existence. Nowadays, you can take interesting excursions around the astronomical center where you can learn about the studies conducted here and look at the starry sky through powerful telescopes. The other unusual city attraction is the “Museum” Club opened in 1931. Since that time, the club has not changed at all. Even items did not change their “location”.
Walks through the unique natural sites are not the only entertainment that can be offered by Arizona. The world-renowned Reid Park Zoo that is considered one of the best on the planet is … Open
In Arizona, the very interesting historical festival called “The Renaissance” is annually held. It is celebrated in February. The place of the never-ending holiday is the picturesque valley located in the surroundings of Phoenix. The festival lasts for over a month. Its guests can see different historical installations, visit noisy fairs, and enjoy street musicians’ performances. The important attributes of the festival are food entertainments. You can taste here dishes cooked according to the old recipes.
St Marys Basilica In late March, the Ostrich Festival is held in Arizona. The main event here is ostrich races. The festival also includes interesting music performances. Its visitors can visit an exotic zoo here. There are different rides and playgrounds for children, so it can be interesting for the whole family.
Arizona - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6

City tours, excursions and tickets in Arizona and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Arizona
♥   Castle 'Mese Castle' Mese, 87.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Arizona
♥   National Historical Park 'Pecos' , 101.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'High Point' , 103 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   City Park 'Xeriscape Garden' , 113.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'South Mountains' , 120.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Arizona from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Painted Desert

From the series “Top 11 Most Unusual Deserts on the Planet”
Travellers who decide to visit one of the most amazing deserts of the planet will be able to observe an unusual phenomenon. Sometimes, the desert air is heated to such a degree, that mist of pink or purple is generated from the dust. It’s a great experience to watch this haze. Researchers found out that millions of years ago, a significant part of the current desert was covered with dense forests. Today, in the southern desert region, you can see the petrified trees, which are remnants of a once vast and mighty pine forest. … Read further

Phoenix Observation Tower

From the series “Elegant Architectural Structures for Fans of Skywalks”
It's planned to use the tower as an exhibition center. Some of its space will be covered and available for use all year round. As organizers of the project say, the tower will be so large that it can be seen even from space. Height-lovers will be attracted by the chance to enjoy panoramic city views. They could add some options to their favorite entertainment - for example, visit an art exhibition or have a dinner in a restaurant. … Read further
Car rental on Rentals in Arizona

Preferred to Open 9 New Hotels in 2022

In September 2022, the Sommerro hotel in Oslo will start operating in a carefully restored 1930s Art Deco building. This building is a true landmark of Frogner, a historic neighborhood of the Norwegian capital. A multi-million-dollar renovation carefully turned the largest preservation project in Norway into a modern hotel with 231 rooms, including 56 residences. Preferred will open five more hotels in 2022, namely, The Wall Street Hotel in New York, Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences on Singer Island (Florida, the US), TOA Hotel & Spa in Zanzibar, Pendry hotel in Washington, and Pendry Park City hotel in Utah. Read this


Search touristic sites on the map of Arizona

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Touristic areas
Attraction parks
Aqua parks
Train stations
Bus stations
Fuel stations
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Sightseeing in regions nearby Arizona

All about Arizona, USA - sightseeings, attractions, touristic spots, architecture, history, culture and cuisine. Prepare your trip together with - find out the 'must see' things in Arizona, which places to visit, which excursions to take, where the breathtaking views are waiting for you. Planning your trip with this travel guide will help your to get the most out of Arizona in few days. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
Weegschaalstraat 3, Eindhoven
5632 CW, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | About us
Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018