Are you looking for some great vacation ideas? Consider a trip to Arizona for your next family vacation. Arizona is home to some of the prettiest rock formations in the United States, and is home to the Grand Canyon. From major cities to mountains, canyons, deserts and forests, Arizona has much to offer. There are so many things to see and do that it is hard to choose, but here are some great places to visit on your next family trip to Arizona.
Pima Air Museum
Located in Tucson, the Pima Air and Space Museum is one of the largest air and space museums in the world. More than 300 aircraft and spacecraft are on display, including many historical aircraft. Bus tours are also available to visit the legendary boneyard, where a great number and variety of aircraft are stored.
Old Tucson Studios
Located just fifteen minutes from Tucson at the base of the Tucson Mountains is the Old Tucson Studios. Wild West entertainment is routinely shot here, and this set has been used for some of Hollywood’s most famous western movies. Enjoy some old-fashioned barbecue, cowboy gunfights and stunts, musical revues, trail rides and lots of Old West fun.
Tombstone O.K. Corral
Located about 70 miles southeast of Tucson is Tombstone, Arizona and home of the famous O.K Corral. Walk where Doc Holliday, Virgil and Morgan Earp, along with Wyatt Earp fought the Clantons and McLaurys in 1881. Watch a reenactment of the famous gunfight and get your picture taken next to one of the life-size replicas. Your kids will have a great time.
Sedona is 116 miles north of Phoenix and is well known for its natural beauty. Enjoy a jeep tour or some fabulous hiking. Slide Rock State Park and Red Rock State Park are two favorites nearby that offer some fantastic scenery and outdoor recreation opportunities.
The Grand Canyon
No trip to Arizona is complete without visiting the Grand Canyon. Words cannot fully describe it and pictures do not do justice to this 277-mile long, one-mile deep wonder. It is located approximately two and a half hours north of Phoenix, surrounded by beautiful pine trees in Northern Arizona. The Grand Canyon Railway takes you from Williams to the South Rim. This is a fun way to get there and makes the trip just that much more special.
Whether you visit Sedona, the Grand Canyon, Old Tucson or one of these other destinations, it will be a wonderful trip. Its important to make time for these special trips with your precious family. Begin planning that special family vacation today – you deserve it. Have a fun trip!