Grand Canyon National Park
The Grand Canyon is one of the greatest natural wonders in the world and is located just a few hours north of Phoenix. Hiking and wildlife viewing are main attractions when you visit the canyon.
"A powerful and inspiring landscape, Grand Canyon overwhelms our senses through its immense size.
Unique combinations of geologic color and erosional forms decorate a canyon that is 277 river miles (446km) long, up to 18 miles (29km) wide, and a mile (1.6km) deep." Learn more about visiting this natural wonder at the Grand Canyon National Park website.
The red rock formations surrounding Sedona, AZ draw thousands of visitors each year. "Sedona's main attraction is its array of red sandstone formations. The formations appear to glow in brilliant orange and red when illuminated by the rising or setting sun. The red rocks form a popular backdrop for many activities, ranging from spiritual pursuits to the hundreds of hiking and mountain biking trails." Learn more at Wikipedia.