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Greater Arizona Vacation Partners

Lost Dutchman State Park. Photo courtesy Arizona State ParksArizona State Parks

Explore hidden gems in Arizona’s State Parks. Take a hiking trip, view geologic wonders or fish in remote areas.

Arizona Office of Tourism - Couple hiking in the Grand CanyonArizona Office of Tourism

Visit the legendary Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and Arizona’s most identifiable – and breathtaking – landmark. Request your Arizona Visitors Guide!

Northern Arizona Vacation Partners

Chairlift at Arizona Snowbowl near Flagstaff. Courtesy photoArizona Snowbowl

In the summer, escape the desert heat by visiting Arizona Snowbowl near Flagstaff. Enjoy live music, adventure, family fun, and romance among the cool pines. Dine mountainside at the Agassiz Lodge.

Sedona Arizona red rocks and cactusSedona, Arizona

Welcome to Sedona, Arizona! This land that is called Red Rock Country is a four-seasons playground for everyone! from historians, geologists, archeologists, artists, art collectors, adventurers, and especially for curious outdoor enthusiasts who love spectacular scenery.

Arizona Route 66 coming into KingmanKingman, Arizona

Kingman is the Heart of Historic Route 66 between the Grand Canyon Skywalk and Grand Canyon National Park. Drive two hours North through ranch land and the Hualapai Valley Joshua Trees Forest to the Skywalk, or take scenic Route 66 East to the National Park. While in Kingman enjoy the Historic Downtown’s four museums and a self guided walking tour of more than 40 sites on the National Registry of Historic Places.

Grand Canyon Lodge Terrace. Photo by NPSGrand Canyon North Rim Lodge

Located within the Park the historic Lodge is nestled on the north edge at 8,100 ft with inspiring views of the Canyon. Featuring 218 guest rooms and cabins and various dining venues to fit your schedule.

Lake Powell houseboat at nightPage, Arizona | Lake Powell

Lake Powell. Colorado River. Glen Canyon Dam. Slot Canyons. Fishing. Biking. Hiking. Navajo culture. Houseboats. Got your attention? Page Lake Powell, Arizona!

Lake Powell MarinaLake Powell Resorts & Marinas

Lake Powell is the ultimate playground with nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline, perfect weather and some of the west’s most spectacular scenery. Rent a houseboat or enjoy our resorts and take a guided tour.

The Rotunda Museum at the Lowell Observatory in FlagstaffLowell Observatory

Located in downtown Flagstaff, the gateway to the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory offers a vast public program including telescope viewing, world-class quarterly exhibits, daytime tours and multimedia shows

Rodeo in Williams, Arizona. Courtesy photoWilliams, Arizona

Williams is the Gateway to the Grand Canyon® and a true western community with cowboys ready to welcome you on Route 66.

Phoenix/Central Arizona Vacation Partners

Phoenix Arizona Musical Instrument Museum exhibitMusical Instrument Museum

Ranked the #1 attraction in Phoenix on TripAdvisor, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) features nearly 6,000 instruments and artifacts from around the world and includes exhibits dedicated to Elvis Presley, Taylor Swift, and more!

Southern Arizona Vacation Partners

Yuma Farm Dinner. Courtesy Photo.Yuma, Arizona

The real farm to table: Yuma produces 90 percent of North America’s leafy vegetables during the winter. Pick them yourself, then eat the culinary-student-prepared meal.

Utah Vacation Partners

Four Corners School of Outdoor Education. Courtesy photoFour Corners School of Outdoor Education

The Four Corners School of Outdoor Education’s new campus, the Canyon Country Discovery Center, offers hands-on educational experiences about the Colorado Plateau through interactive learning exhibits, and adventure education field trips.

The Wave in Kane / Kanab County, UtahKanab, Southern Utah

Stay in one place while visiting a multitude of national parks and national monuments in our area: Grand Canyon, Zion, Grand Staircase-Escalante, Bryce Canyon, Cedar Breaks, Pipe Spring, and Glen Canyon/Lake Powell.

Chimney Rock in Capitol Reef National Park. Courtesy Wayne County, UtahCapitol Reef Country

Capitol Reef Country, has a diversity of landscape like no other area in the state! red rock formations and canyons, arches, plateaus, pristine meadows, alpine forests, as well as lush green valleys and astounding desert landscape.

Arches National Park near Moab, UtahMoab, Utah

Where Adventure Begins and your gateway to national and state parks, a plethora of recreation, and relaxation. Southeast Utah’s top destination vacation location.

Ruby's Inn in UtahRuby’s Inn

Ruby’s Inn is the closest lodging to Bryce Canyon National Park. We offer the finest in Accommodations, RV Park/Campground, Restaurants, and Western Activities, in the Bryce Canyon area.

An overhead view of Salt Lake City in UtahVisit Salt Lake

Long-known as the most convenient gateway to America’s most stunning national parks, Salt Lake offers endless options and experiences for anyone and everyone.

Snow Canyon State Park in UtahUtah State Parks

Explore the history and beauty within Utah’s 43 state parks. Journey along meandering trails and waterways, discover artifacts or sleep under the stars.

Nevada Vacation Partners

Visitors looking at a lizard at Springs Preserve in Las Vegas NevadaLas Vegas Springs Preserve

The “birthplace of Las Vegas,” the Springs Preserve features botanical gardens, interactive exhibits, hiking and biking trails, galleries, museums and special events.

Colorado Vacation Partners

Black Canyon of the Gunnison in ColoradoSouthwestern Colorado

Showcasing the entire Southwest corner of Colorado, this Travel Region boasts of internationally-acclaimed National Parks and Monuments such as Mesa Verde, Chimney Rock, Hovenweep, and the Black Canyon; world-class river systems of the Gunnison, Colorado, and Dolores.

"Painted Wall" in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison. Photo by NPS Lisa LynchMontrose, Colorado

Montrose, Colorado, the gateway to the Black Canyon, is the perfect place to host your visit to the Park. This beautiful, All-America City, is nestled within easy reach of a remarkably vast selection of great Colorado vacation experiences. Stray beyond the ordinary and unearth an adventure that is uniquely your own.

Mesa Verde National Park lit up at nightDurango, Colorado

From fly-fishing, zip lining and mountain biking, to biking, skiing, rock climbing and golfing; outdoor enthusiasts will be amazed by the playground Mother Nature has provided in Durango, Colorado.

Cliff village at Mesa Verde National Park in ColoradoMesa Verde Country

Only in Mesa Verde Country can you witness centuries-old cities of stone materialize before your eyes, watch as Native American dancers weave spells of enchantment and travel the Trail of the Ancients, the only National Scenic Byway dedicated to archeology.

Overlooking Silverton, ColoradoSilverton, Colorado

Plan your winter or summer adventure in this historic Victorian mining town located at 9,318 feet in southwest Colorado. In the summer, you can ride the narrow gauge railroad, visit heritage attractions, go four-wheeling, raft, hike, and fish. In the winter, ski at Silverton Mountain, snowshoe, and snowmobile to your heart’s delight.

Barn in Delta County in ColoradoDelta County, Colorado

Delta County is located in western Colorado at the base of Grand Mesa, the largest flat top mountain in the world. An agricultural and heritage hotbed, this region is home to delightfully diverse Cedaredge, Crawford, Delta, Hotchkiss, and Paonia. Our story is about agriculture pioneers, mining, land, and water development.

An autumn lake reflection in Pagosa Springs ColoradoPagosa Springs

Known for its amazing hot springs, endless outdoor activities and nearby Chimney Rock National Monument, Pagosa Springs is the perfect destination to explore southwest Colorado and the awe-inspiring beauty.

Grand Junction was named Colorado's Wine Country due to its 22 wineries and burgeoning wine culture. Courtesy photoGrand Junction

Just a few hours west of Denver, Grand Junction provides visitors of all ages a truly unique Colorado experience. Named Colorado’s Wine Country due to the 22 wineries and burgeoning wine culture, there are many other things also unique to the area.

New Mexico Partners

Kids at the Trading Post in Gallup, New Mexico. Courtesy photoGallup, New Mexico

Gallup is the one true place that offers enticing outdoor adventures while seamlessly blending awe-inspiring art and rich culture deeply rooted in Native American tradition and its People.

Couple hiking near Grants, NMGrants, New Mexico

There is a place where Route 66 winds through enchanted mesas and towering sandstone bluffs. Where ancient pueblo cities reach to the sky, subterranean adventures tunnel below, and rolling greens are par for the course. Explore Grants!

A sunset falls behind the mountains of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Photo by Michael BarleyAlbuquerque, New Mexico

Experience the diverse cultures, authentic art and vibrant traditions of Albuquerque. From hot air balloons rising with the sun to the year-round mild climate! adventures abound. (Photo by Michael Barley)

Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness. Photo courtesy Farmington, New MexicoFarmington, New Mexico

Farmington is your ticket to unlimited adventure. Rugged, wild scenery coupled with unique culture, it’s here that outdoor lovers and active families thrive. (Photo of Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness)

Tours & Tour Operators

Hiking tour of the Grand Canyon. Photo courtesy of The World OutdoorsThe World Outdoors

The World Outdoors offers multi-day guided hiking tours of Grand Canyon National Park including Rim-to-Rim hikes, overnight stays at the iconic Phantom Ranch and El Tovar, and exploration of Havasu Falls. We also offer all-inclusive hiking and multi-sport tours of other US National Parks. Sign up to hear more about our trips and to receive special offers.

Photography Workshops

Milky Way over Zion National Park. Photo by Rob Wood Photography2017 National Parks Night Skies Photo Workshop Series

Experience national parks in a way that very few people ever will. Sign up for one of our six night skies workshops in 2017 and learn how to shoot the stars and the Milky Way with iconic national park landmarks in the foreground. Locations include Canyonlands (Apr 23-24), Zion (Apr 26-27), Grand Teton (Jun 22-23), Great Sand Dunes (Jul 24-25), Yosemite (Aug 22-23), and Saguaro (Oct 18-19).