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Arizona Travel Guide | Part 2

As promised, here is my second Arizona travel guide! My other guide covered the Phoenix area. This focuses on the Grand Canyon and also Sedona, AZ.

The northern part of Arizona was actually my favorite aspect of my trip. I always thought Arizona was just a brown desert that was always scorching hot. Just a couple hours north of Phoenix lies beautiful forests and amazing canyons/rock formations.

If you are anywhere near Arizona, you need to go to the Grand Canyon.

I know! So beautiful and probably too many pictures, but I just couldn’t decide. The flawlessness of the Grand Canyon cannot be fully captured on camera and that is why I would recommend it to anyone. This is a wonder that must be seen in person. It is not just a “giant hole in the ground”.

There isn’t much in terms of restaurants or modern civilization surrounding the Grand Canyon. However if you need to stay the night somewhere or are searching for a hot meal, then I suggest the Cameron Trading Post. I enjoyed my stay and the restaurant and gift shop were pleasant experiences.

The view from my window. Not a bad sight to wake up to.

A popular destination in Arizona is Sedona. The first thing you notice about this place is the aesthetic. The next thing you notice is how busy it is. Every shop and every restaurant is busy.

It’s understandable though because the location is amazing and the shops are very unique. There is a chapel on a hill that is a popular spot for photographers. I went to various shops with my family. They are inspired by the landscape and are very new-age. The restaurant I went to was a pizza place and had vegan options (I forgot the name though). Surrounding Sedona, there are also stunning hikes. Sedona has so much to offer and that is why many tourists visit this town.

I am sorry about the photo overload! Sedona and the Grand Canyon are must-sees, in my opinion. Thanks for reading and I hope this inspired you to add Arizona to your travel bucket list.

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    inhiscare753
    January 10, 2019 at 4:49 pm

    Love it, great pics!!!

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      Kaley
      January 10, 2019 at 4:50 pm

      Thank you!

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    Caroline
    January 16, 2019 at 12:33 pm

    I love your pictures!! I’ve never seen the Grand Canyon with snow, it’s so beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

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      Kaley
      January 16, 2019 at 12:39 pm

      Thank you 😊 that was my first time at the Grand Canyon and I was amazed! Thanks for reading and commenting!

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    harvestingoddity
    January 17, 2019 at 4:37 pm

    Beautiful pictures, my husband and I love Arizona specifically Phoenix metropolitan area. We would love to live there some day!

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      Kaley
      January 17, 2019 at 5:03 pm

      Thank you! I would like to live there too!

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    Patty
    February 12, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    Wow your photos are amazing! I just found your blog and weird coincidence: I typed up my Grand Canyon experience from last year on my blog earlier today. There is nothing in the world that can prepare you for that sight. ❤️

    Patty x | https://www.pattycular.com

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      Kaley
      February 12, 2019 at 5:25 pm

      Thank you 😊 what a coincidence!

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