What to see from Phoenix to Grand Canyon?

Verde Canyon Railroad – 108 miles (ca. 174 km) from Phoenix

Verde Canyon Railroad is a railroad nature and geology show in Arizona running all over the year. The Verde Canyon can only be visited by rail. The journey includes: A 680-foot tunnel, high-desert rock faces, Sinagua Indian ruins from 600 B.C and native river flora and fauna.

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Bell Rock – 112 miles (ca. 180 km) from Phoenix

Bell Rock is red rock formation that looks like a massive bell dominating the landscape. This is a quite popular destination for nature lover. You can take one of the trail to the Bell Rock. It is recommended to arrive early in the morning to avoid crowds.

Meteor Crater – 187 miles (ca. 301 km) from Phoenix

Meteor Crater is a crater in Arizona created by a meteorite impact that about 50,000 years ago during the Pleistocene epoch. The visitor centre of the Meteor Crater offers interesting exhibitions.

Walnut Canyon – 155 miles (ca. 249 km) from Phoenix

Walnut Canyon National Monument is a popular attraction in Arizona with a scenic hiking area. The canyon rim elevation is 6,690 ft (ca. 2 km); whereas canyon’s floor is 350 ft (0.11 km) lower. The best way to visit the Walnut Canyon is hiking in the 13.4 miles (ca. 22 km) trail.

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