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I did some research on that area a year or two back when I first heard about Horseshoe Bend, although I haven't managed to make it there yet! The only airport that is remotely close is in Page, AZ. Great Lakes Aviation has a number of flights there, both under their own name as well as under United codeshares. Frontier also have a small number of flights ...


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According to the Grand Canyon Site it's a great day trip from the Canyon by car. Several other sites also refer to accessing the Crater by car. Getting there: Car - Is 5.5 hours fair Based on ending next to the Crater instead of Winslow I'd say it's more then fair. Of course you could change where you start your trek to the Crater which will cut your ...


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It depends on whether you want relatively flat trails or mountain biking, as you didn't say. The Scottsdale Green Belt is a paved trail several miles in length that begins just north of Shea Boulevard and ends in Tempe. There are only a few places on the trail that require crossing a street, as there are lots of tunnels that pass below busy streets. There ...


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Do you plan to have a "base" somewhere in Arizona and start exploring from there, or are you on a trip and want to pass those places? I was stuck with a broken car in Arizona last year and a rather small town, and learned that they cancelled all bus routes to smaller towns in that area a few years ago. Even if the town was half way between Tucson on Phoenix ...


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Google Maps shows your two proposed routes as having a less than 5 mile and less than 10 minute difference. Which one is "faster" becomes almost entirely irrelevant at that point. So we're left with "more scenic." Of the two routes, one (via Payson) runs almost entirely through Tonto National Forest and Sitgreaves National Forest, while the other (via ...


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I have only been to Sedona a few times but Slide Rock and Hiking are the only two suggestions I have. If you like cliff jumping or swimming Slide Rock is a great place to start. http://azstateparks.com/Parks/SLRO/index.html Also, there is a ton of hiking and things to see. There are several great references through a google search. Unfortunately I always ...



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