Top 10 Things to do in Northern Arizona
Let us help you plan your Arizona Vacation with these TOP 10 things to do in Northern Arizona. Learn about some of the best attractions, museums, parks and more in Flagstaff, Williams and the Grand Canyon.
Northern Arizona offers a rich landscape of unique attractions, parks and museums that the entire family can enjoy. From the best preserved meteorite impact site to a wildlife drive thru park with bears, Northern Arizona is must-see region of the Grand Canyon State.
1 | Bearizona Wildlife Park
This Wildlife Park in Williams allows visitors to drive into the wilderness and witness herd and pack life from the safety and comfort of a private vehicle. From adorable bear cubs to High Country Raptors, this is a must do adventure! 928-635-2289 or www.bearizona.com
2 | Experience the Impact!
Visit the world’s best preserved meteorite impact site at Meteor Crater just minutes from Interstate 40 near Winslow. The Visitor center offers guided tours, an Interactive Discovery Center, Gift Shop, Theater and more. 928-289-2362 or www.meteorcrater.com
3 | Twin Arrows Casino Resort
Located just 15 minutes East of Flagstaff the all-new Twin Arrows Casino Resort has More to Love! Play over 1,000 of the newest slots or your favorite table games on our award winning casino floor open 24/7. While you hit the jackpot, enjoy your favorite beverage including local and regional craft beers, premium mixed drinks or an assortment of complimentary sodas and coffee. Recently voted Arizona’s Best Casino Resort Destination you’ll be captivated how the Navajo culture is woven into the architecture throughout the property. 855-946-8946 or twinarrows.com
4 | Westwind Air Tours – Sedona, Grand Canyon and More!
Your one-of-a-kind Westwind Air Service adventure can begin from the front doors of your hotel or from one of several Westwind airport departure lounges. All tours begin and end with a scenic, narrated airplane ride and add many other adventures in between. Tour routes take you over the most beautiful parts of the state from the Tonto National Forest, to the vibrant red rocks of Sedona, the turquoise water and sandstone cliffs of Lake Powell, the unique monoliths of Monument Valley, and of course the indescribable beauty of the Grand Canyon. Call Westwind Air Service at (888) 869-0866 or (480) 991-5557 or westwindairservice.com
4 | Open a Window on the Universe
Peer through the telescope that Percival Lowell used to sketch Mars or the telescope that helped Clyde Tombaugh discover Pluto. Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff offers guided tours, telescope viewings and more. 928-233-3211 or www.lowell.edu
5 | The Great Chasm
12 miles wide. One mile deep. Hike the Bright Angel trail, shop for Native American jewelry, enjoy a hot cocoa at El Tovar, and float along the Colorado River. Whether you are seeking adventure or solitude, The South Rim at the Grand Canyon has it all. 928-638-7888
7 | Get Your Kicks on Route 66
Whether it is through preservation of the still existing historic buildings and vintage signs, or the cruising experience overall, we love to be connected to our love of the road. Visit the towns of Williams, Flagstaff, Winslow and Kingman for a trip back in time. experiencewilliams.com
8 | Hon-Dah Resort Casino + RV Park
The White Mountain Apache Tribe owns and operates one of Arizona’s most beautiful resort and entertainment destinations. Hon-Dah Resort Casino and Conference Center features a luxury hotel, with 128 upgraded oversize rooms and the largest conference facility in northeastern Arizona. Or, if you prefer, stay in the 358 space RV Park with full hook ups and facilities. Hotel: 800-way-up-hi (800-929-8744), RV Park: 928-369-7400 or hon-dah.com
9 | Hover Over it All at Grand Canyon West
The Skywalk, managed by the Hualapai Tribe, consists of a horseshoe shaped steel frame with glass floor and sides that projects about 70 feet (21 m) from the canyon rim. Tours also include other points of interest and unique canyon views. 928-769-2636
10 | Hoover Dam
The crown jewel of dams of its day and a proud Arizona Landmark, the Hoover Dam vaults up from the floor of the Black Canyon between Arizona and Nevada. A colossal feat of man, the dam is located at the bottom of Lake Mead. 702-494-2517
11 | Step back in Time
The Petrified Forest has plant and animal fossils going back over 200 million years. Some petrified logs found in the park measure over 190 feet! 928-524-6228
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