Hit the Road With Arizona Hotels & Sights the Whole Family Will Lo…

Hit the Road With Arizona Hotels & Sights the Whole Family Will Lo…

Arizona. It’s home to “The Valley of the Sun,” the Grand Canyon, world-class golf, spas and museums. And when it comes to road-tripping, there are plenty of Arizona hotels dotting the state’s cities and highways that make getting away from it all comfortable, functional and affordable. So pile the kids into the car and hit the road – and discover all this oasis in the desert has to offer.

Route 66
Arizona is home to the longest original stretch of “The Mother Road” in America – and is filled with beautiful sights, kitschy shops, great diners and friendly faces.

Start your journey with an overnight stay in Williams. In the morning, excursion up to Grand Canyon National Park, where you can hike one of America’s most iconic areas, study ancient petroglyphs and enjoy a picnic in the great outdoors. Afterward, head to Flagstaff for the night and unwind at an Arizona hotel surrounded by the pictureque beauty of this mountainous university town.

The next day, visit the city’s Museum of Northern Arizona, where you can learn about the land and peoples of the Colorado Plateau. Afterward, grab a bite at the 50s-style Galaxy Diner and browse the shops along Route 66 and Flagstaff’s quaint downtown. In the evening, take a tour of Lowell Observatory and see the telescope used to identify Pluto.

After another overnight stay in Flagstaff, take to the road and visit the dusty towns of Holbrook and Joseph City – where you can stop at Rock Art Canyon Ranch, which is a working cattle ranch that offers tours of a spectacular rock art site in Chevelon Canyon. Afterward, it’s on to Winslow, Arizona, where you can stand on the corner the Eagles made famous.

The Valley of the Sun
For those who prefer sunny skies and an urban ecosystem, book a few Arizona hotels in “the Valley” and soak up the sights and sounds of America’s fifth-largest city.

Beginning in the West Valley and traveling East, some of the must-see places on every tourist’s list include:

o Phoenix International Raceway. break up tickets to a NASCAR race and watch as your favorite drivers go head to head.
o Challenger Space Center. In Peoria, the whole family can enjoy some hands-on fun and activities designed around the NASA space program.
o Heard Museum. Located in Downtown Phoenix, this world-class museum are home to some of the finest Native American works of art, annual Native American festivals, seasonal markets and more.
o Taliesin West. At the foothills of Scottsdale’s McDowell Mountains, Taliesin West showcases Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural radiance, in addition as the breathtaking Sonoran desert that surrounds it.

For those in town for the Valley’s mythical shopping, golf and spas, you’ll find an range of Arizona hotels near some of the top locations, including Chandler fact Center & Scottsdale fact Square, in addition as Troon North Golf Club, the Scottsdale TPC, and already accommodations just steps from the luxurious spa at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge.

Just 120 miles from Phoenix you’ll find Tucson – Southern Arizona’s largest city and the perfect place to serve as your home base for day trips around the vicinity.

On your first day in town, simply check into your hotel and analyze the city. Take a walk by the University of Arizona (and catch a Wildcats game if you can), meander streets of the historic El Encanto Estates and use some time shopping at Old Town Artisans in downtown Tucson’s El Presidio Historic District, where you’ll find six adobe buildings filled with shops, galleries and cafes.

The next day, take a excursion to the Tohono O’odham Nation’s Mission San Xavier del Bac and analyze the complicate details that make this “White Dove of the Desert” one of the finest examples of Spanish Colonial architecture in the United States.

In the morning, head over to Sabino Canyon Recreation Area and take a tram ride by some of the most picturesque scenery in Southern Arizona, including enormous Saguaro cacti, tough canyon walls and wildlife populations you won’t see anywhere else. With the tour over, head back toward your Tucson hotel and stop by the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, which showcases the Southwestern art of Ettore “Ted” DeGrazia. After lunch, make your way to the Pima Air & Space Museum, where more than 250 aircraft are on characterize, including a replica of the Wright flyer and the famous SR-71A Blackbird.

With so many Arizona hotels near one-of-a-kind destinations, all you really need to enjoy an unforgettable road trip is a thirst for adventure. So book your vacation time and plan to hit the open road!

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