Be one with nature and then unwind in luxury in Southwest USA
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Arizona and Utah have a unique culture and landscape that bring you closer to nature. It is a diverse region offering the red rock vistas in Sedona, the immense river valley of The Grand Canyon and the iconic arches of Utah. It is a place to embark on adventures like no other. You can immerse yourself in nature and then choose how to end your day in either a tent under the stars or in a luxury cabin.
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Where to stay in Arizona and Utah
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Sorrel River Ranch Resort
A destination in and of itself, Sorrel River has amazing views, its own farm, horseback riding and more.
The View Hotel
A stunning desert retreat nestled in the heart of Monument Valley, offering guests unparalleled panoramic vistas of the iconic red rock formations and the enchanting Navajo Tribal Park, making it a truly unique and immersive Southwestern experience.
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Things to do in Arizona and Utah
Sedona Hot Air Balloon Ride
Start your day soaring over the majestic red rocks of Sedona while the sun rises.
Go hiking in Boynton Canyon
Take a hike on the Sedona trails with the most unforgettable scenery in the country.
Visit the Haunted Town of Jerome, AZ
On your ride from Sedona make a stop to do some shopping and grab a hamburger and shake at Haunted Hamburger.
Glamp under the stars
Spend the night in a tent with a private bathroom minutes away from the Grand Canyon.
Swim at the bottom of the Grand Canyon
Journey down famous Route 66. When you reach the bottom, take a swim in the Colorado River with the massive towering walls of the Grand Canyon surrounding you.
Be engulfed by Monuments
Experience Monument's Valley's 17-mile Navajo Tribal Park. See for yourself the most photographed point on Earth.
Raise your adrenaline on a 4x4
Go off-roading on the Hell's Revenge trail in Moab. The sharp dips and steep climbs make this a must-do for daredevils.
Get wet and wild rafting on the Colorado River
Hop on a raft and paddle down the Colorado while taking in the Moab scenery.
Experience the wild west by horse
Experience the wide open sky and towering mesas from a different view, horseback!
Places to eat & drink in Arizona and Utah
Che ah Chi at Enchantment Resort - Get ready for a hike with a green protein smoothie or if it's a pool day, have a Bloody Mary.
Ti-Gavo - Enjoy southwest flavors under the stars surrounded by Boynton Canyon
Haunted Hamburger - After climbing the steep steps in Jerome, enjoy the No. 1 burger in Arizona and a giant boozy milkshake.
Moab Brewery - Refresh after a day of rafting and kick back with a beer and an order of desert chicken wings.
River Grill -have a memorable meal sourced from Sorrel River's on-site garden.
Epic Bar at Sorrel River Ranch -Enjoy a crafted cocktail or glass of wine at the bar or outside on the deck with views of the Colorado River.
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For more travel tips, check out Fora Advisor Lauren Martin’s guide, Adventure in the American Southwest.