Adventure in the American Southwest
The American Southwest is brimming with adventure, expansive landscapes and delicious food. There is nothing I love more than a jaw dropping sunset after a day of red rock adventures with a mouth full of green chiles. This guide is catered to those who want to see, experience, eat and soak up the majesty that is the American Southwest.
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Where to stay across the American Southwest
Family-owned inn in Zion featuring a hot tub, heated outdoor pool and a large grassy property perfect for a family adventure in the National Park.
Hilton Vacation Club Sedona Summit
This no-frills hotel is located within a 10-minute drive from iconic trails in Sedona — perfect lodging for the active traveler.
Centrally located near hiking with great evening activities (think: making s'mores and live music).
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Things to do across the American Southwest
National and State Parks in the American Southwest
Visit Valley of Fire outside of Vegas. Easy drive and amazing sites.
Zion National Park. Hike the Narrows and Angels Landing. Not for the faint of heart! Pro tip: Angels Landing now requires a permit ahead of time.
Visit Kanab, Utah and take an ATV sand buggy tour with Kanab Tour Company. Visit a slot canyon and try sand boarding!
Painted Desert and the Petrified Forest. Spend the day cruising through the park, some light hiking trails and plenty of pull overs for great photo ops
Grand Canyon — speaks for itself.
Sedona. Enjoy the 2 most popular and scenic hikes, Devils Bridge and Cathedral Rock. Then, enjoy a spa day at Sedona's New Day Spa, yoga or visit an energy vortex!
Places to eat & drink across the American Southwest
Places to eat in Sedona, Arizona
Mole — best green chile margarita.
Elote — best restaurant in Sedona. Make a reservation well in advance, they can book up to 60 days prior!
Smoothie bowls at Berry Divine Acai Bowls.
Places to eat near Zion National Park in Utah
Oscars Cafe — best breakfast options and amazing green chile smothered burritos.
Zion Canyon Brew Pub — great place for a burger and a beer after a long day of hiking!
Feel Love Coffee — great coffee spot with vegan baked goods and snacks! Right outside the park!
Where to eat in Page, Arizona (near Horseshoe Bend)
Sunset 89 — there are very few restaurants options in this area, but this place had the most amazing cocktails, clever appetizers and an amazing view!
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