- One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves. Machiavelli Niccolo
Travel to Arizona, USA
This slot canyon in the north of Arizona is situated in Navajo Nation, just a short drive outside of Page. Needless to say, it’s reason enough to visit Arizona. You’ll need to book a tour in advance to avoid disappointment (you cannot visit the canyon unless with a Navajo guide), as they regularly book out a few days in advance.
Horseshoe Bend on the Colorado River is a marvellous site to see – and best of all, it’s free to visit! Just drive up to the parking lot, walk about 10 minutes and you’re there. No barriers, no observation deck, just pure natural beauty. Combine this site with a visit to Antelope Canyon, as each attraction are just a few minutes drive apart.
The Senoran Desert
The Senoran desert is filled with Saguaro cactus’ – so if you’re looking for an authentic Arizonian desert adventure, look no further. A great place to base yourself for hiking in the area would be Scottsdale, AZ, a city located just outside of busy Phoenix.
Sedona’s Hiking Trails
Perhaps nowhere is as pretty as Sedona and the surrounding area – so be sure not to miss this hidden gem on your Arizona adventures. There are oodles of great hikes in the area, so if you’re interested in getting outdoors and capturing those amazing views, be sure to spend a few days here. Great hikes: Devil’s Bridge, Bell Rock Trail, Cathedral Rock.
This attraction is perhaps the safest dangerous-looking natural wonder you will find. It is around 40 minutes to hike from the parking lot (each way), and is best viewed at golden hour (the hour before sunset). Just be sure to pick up the pace on the way back, as you don’t want to be hiking in the dark.