Best Arizona Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

Top Arizona Weekend Getaways and Day Trips
This list represents the most popular Arizona Weekend Getaways and Day Trips. Use this list to plan your next Arizona vacation. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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1. Payson, Tonto Natural Bridge, Kohl's Ranch, Christopher Creek, & Woods Canyon Lake Weekend Getaway
Beginning with Payson, this excursion features a scenic Arizona highway, elegant in every season. You’ll cross the Fort McDowell Indian ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Payson, AZ - Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff

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Grand. As in huge, as in great, as in stupendous. There is no word in our language that better describes the canyon than its very ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Tusayan, AZ - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

3. Arizona Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on Arizona excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state region by region and contains ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Phoenix, AZ - Fodor's USA

4. Cave Creek, Carefree, and Bartlett Lake Weekend Getaway
This day trip begins at Cave Creek and offers a peek into the not-so-distant past. Along the way, you see the Phoenix urban area at ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cave Creek, AZ - Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5. Flagstaff, Arizona Weekend Getaway
Often called “The City of Seven Wonders,” Flagstaff is approximately two-and-a-half hours north of Phoenix, an easy day trip by Arizona ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Flagstaff, AZ - Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff

6. Canyon de Chelly National Monument Scenic Drive
Like Bandelier National Monument, Canyon de Chelly is a dual-purpose facility. It preserves both Native American civilization as well ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Chinle, AZ - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

7. Arizona Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
The tourism industry in Arizona has, literally, one colossal advantage – the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River. It’s the single most ...
Published by Rough Guides Phoenix, AZ - The Rough Guide to USA

8. Amado, Green Valley, and Madera Canyon Weekend Getaway
This day trip is devoted to manufactured wonders of the high-tech world. Because of the time involved for the tours, if you want to ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Green Valley, AZ - Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff

9. Lake Havasu City: A Desert Surprise Weekend Getaway
Hey, fella; wanna buy a bridge? How about a beach community—in the middle of the Mojave Desert? Improbable as it sounds, the “beach ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Lake Havasu City, AZ - Quick Escapes: Las Vegas

10. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona Weekend Getaway
When Theodore Roosevelt first visited the Grand Canyon in 1903,he said: “Leave it as it is.You cannot improve on it. What you can ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Tusayan, AZ - Fodor's Great American Vacations

11. Tubac, Tumacacori National Monument, Sasabe & Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico Weekend Getaway
This day is filled with arts and crafts and great shopping. It’s not recommended for non-shoppers, but anyone with even a passing ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Nogales, AZ - Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff

12. Grand Canyon's North Rim Scenic Drive
Grand. As in huge, as in great, as in stupendous. There is no word in our language that better describes the canyon than its very ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Jacob Lake, AZ - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

13. Grand Canyon: Get Acquainted with a Western Legend Weekend Getaway
If you live in the West, there’s an incontrovertible truth: You have to see Grand Canyon at least once—and not just from the air. ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Tusayan, AZ - Quick Escapes: Las Vegas

14. Greer, South Fork, and Sunrise Weekend Getaway
Greer is perched at 8,525 feet, which makes it an ideal destination year-round. The area is a sportsman’s paradise that offers fishing, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Greer, AZ - Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff

15. Flagstaff: Mountain High Weekend Getaway
You may think primarily of Flagstaff as a city to go through on your way to the Grand Canyon. But if you pause there a couple of days, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Flagstaff, AZ - Quick Escapes: San Diego

16. Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon: Accessible Red Rock Scenery Weekend Getaway
You’ll find that the beautiful red-rock country surrounding Sedona is nothing short of inspirational. Set in the heart of Oak Creek ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Sedona, AZ - Quick Escapes: San Diego

17. The Amusement Parks of Arizona and New Mexico Weekend Getaway
This chapter describes these Arizona Amusement Parks: Castles & Coasters in Phoenix, Old Tucson Studios in Tucson, and Enchanted Island ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Phoenix, AZ - The Amusement Park Guide

18. Flagstaff: Where College Kids and Nature Lovers Can Get Their Kicks Weekend Getaway
Because of its proximity to the south rim of the Grand Canyon to the north and the tourism region around Sedona to the south, Flagstaff, ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Flagstaff, AZ - Quick Escapes: Las Vegas

19. Davis-Monthan Air Force Base or Pima Air and Space Museum & Saguaro National Park (East) Weekend Getaway
Currently, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is a diversified military installation. It is home to the largest outdoor aircraft storage ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Vail, AZ - Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff

20. Meteor Crater, Homolovi Ruins, Painted Desert, & Petrified Forest National Park Weekend Getaway
Meteor Crater was formed in 20,000 B.C. when a meteoric mass, traveling 33,000 miles per hour from interplanetary space, struck Earth. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Holbrook, AZ - Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff

 
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