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Questions tagged [arizona]

The 48th state of the United States located in the southwestern region of the country.

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Is there public access to the Meteor Crater in Arizona?

Is there public access for hiking or what not in the Meteor Crater in Arizona?
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Can I do self guided backcountry tour in Monument Valley if I have a car like Outback?

I am planning go to Monument Valley. I am going to take a new Subaru outback we got. is it possible to do self guided backcountry tour in Monument Valley if I have a car like Outback? Or you always ...
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Where and why are there metric road signs in Arizona?

A road sign from Arizona: Came across this from the web, found it curious. Traditionally the US, Burma and Liberia, I believe, don't use metric. But there are metric road signs in Arizona?
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Eco-driving betweeen Phoenix and Austin through Albuquerque

I've found out that my car is capable of doing about 2× of the city mpg if driven on highways at 50—60mph in place of 70—80mph (going 80mph appears to retain the city-spec'ed mpg in my 2.5L ...
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Antelope Canyon - Do I need to purchase a tour? How to avoid crowds and take good pictures in Antelope Canyon?

We are planning a trip to Page, AZ from CA in November. I have been looking around online and it seems like we need to purchase a tour if we want to see the beauty of Antelope Canyon. Is that true? If ...
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Question on minimum age for rental cars in USA

I am going to San Francisco on study trip around April. We have the possibility to stay longer in the USA. We only need to get to Los Angeles. So we looked for a rental car because we would like to ...
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Las Vegas to Grand Canyon, Antelope and Zion in two days

We will be checking out of our Las Vegas hotel on Feb 14, and plan to spend two nights in and around the Grand Canyon visiting it, Antelope Canyon and Zion National Park. We have to return to Las ...
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Cheapest way to get from Tucson, AZ to Boulder, CO?

I'm looking to get from from Tucson to Boulder in July this year. I've got no experience travelling in the US, so I'm not really sure where to start looking. Airfares look to be $320+. Amtrak doesn't ...
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How should I prepare for potential flooding in Utah and Arizona?

I'm planning a Southwest USA tour that can only take place in late July to early August. Roughly speaking, it's San Francisco, Yosemite, Death Valley, Las Vegas, Zion NP, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon ...
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How can I locate World War I related sites in the American southwest?

We're planning a trip through New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah. My son is studying WWI, and I'm wondering if there are any museums, still-extant factories or the like that we can tour on the trip. If ...
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Where can I find a schedule of small rodeos in Arizona and Utah?

We're making a driving trip through Arizona and Utah (and a bit of New Mexico and Colorado), and we would like to see a rodeo along the way. I'm hoping there's a central list of rodeos online so I can ...
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Wildcat trail when Valley Drive is closed

I am planning a trip to Monument Valley in March. At this period, Valley Drive is closed at 4:30 pm. Is it still possible to hike Wild Cat trail after that time, from "The View" parking lot?
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Quickest and/or most scenic route to Show Low, Arizona from Phoenix by car?

What's the best route to get to Show Low, Arizona from Phoenix. I can either go through Payson or Globe. By "best" I mean which route is faster or more scenic?
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Getting to Horseshoe Bend, Arizona?

I'm interested in getting to Horseshoe Bend, Arizona later this month, on the cheap, from Vancouver. How best to do this? Map is here The only Wikitravel page I can find is on the town of Page, ...
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Biking in Arizona: Homebase in Phoenix or Scottsdale?

I have two days of vacation before a conference in Scottsdale, Arizona and I'd love to spend them biking in the area. For (single day) biking trips in the nature, what are the pros and cons of each ...
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Method/time to see the Grand Canyon and Meteor Crater, in Winslow Arizona

So I want to visit both the Grand Canyon, and Meteor Crater in Arizona. Having little to no idea about getting around in Arizona, I'm assuming there are three acceptable options: Drive - I picked ...
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Road Trip Through Sedona, AZ [closed]

I am renting a car to take a day or two road trip from Phoenix through Sedona, Arizona on our way to the Grand Canyon. Any recommended places to stop by and see? While I'm by no means a new-age ...