South of Flagstaff AZ, Arizona
South of Flagstaff
AZ Arizona is a great vacation spot. It is surrounded by world famous
scenic wonders. A trip to South of this region makes a fantastic
getaway. You'll be able to take easy day trips to famous sites like
Grand Canyon ~ One of the seven wonders of the natural world... and the most famous of them all.
Grand Canyon is a must-see on any western US vacation. Spectacular
views of the canyon are available at several South Rim (nearest
Flagstaff AZ) locations.
Canyon river rafting trips must be booked well in advance. Hiking into
the canyon or trips into the canyon by mule must also be arranged well
Sedona, Arizona ~ A resort destination of unique natural beauty and world class accommodations.
like a jewel in the midst of majestic red rock monoliths, and at the
mouth of Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona is renowned as one of the most
beautiful places in the US. Sedona boasts world class resorts,
restaurants, and shopping. But...there are accommodations to fit your
budget and schedule, even for any last minute vacations.
Petrified Forest ~ Giant trees turned to stone are the natural wonder preserved in this National Park..
~ An ancient desert with sands and rocks of many beautiful pastel hues,
piled one atop the other. The Painted Desert is located near the
Petrified Forest. These two natural wonders can easily be combined into
one sightseeing adventure.
Meteor Crater ~ Where the astronauts trained for missions to the moon. This huge crater was formed by a meteor striking the earth here.
~ Home of the largest group of Native Americans... the Navajo people.
The Navajo Reservation is by far the largest in the US. The Navajo
Nation stretches north from Flagstaff to Utah, and east from Flagstaff
into the state of New Mexico. The Navajo people are world famous for
their beautiful artworks:
-Turquoise and silver jewelry
-Paintings and drawings
-Sculptures and bronze castings
-Rugs, blankets, and wall hangings
Trading posts and roadside sales stands dot the reservation.
~ Located on the Navajo Reservation north east of Flagstaff, this
famous valley has been featured in numerous western movies and artistic
and panoramic views of this high desert valley studded with soaring
stone monuments sculpted by wind and weather are breathtaking. Any last
minute vacations to South of Flagstaff will be a spontaneous adventure
that you'll treasure. Forever.
Guest Article By Fred Doyle, the owner of South of Flagstaff AZ Arizona Guide.
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