Eastern Arizona Travel Guide


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Plan Your Eastern Arizona Vacation

As a state of dramatic natural wonders, Eastern Arizona is often overlooked. This is unfortunate, as it’s one of Arizona’s great outdoor playgrounds. In the White Mountains, northeast of Phoenix, you can hike, fish, swim, and at night gaze upward at millions of twinkling stars. The region’s winter sports are just as varied: you can ski downhill or cross-country, snowboard, snowshoe, and snowmobile. Any time of year, you can glimpse age-old fossils and brilliant colors on a drive through the Petrified Forest, where the Painted Desert showcases hues of red and orange you never thought existed in nature.


Eastern Arizona Hotels

Most places supply clean rooms without many frills. These aren’t the world-class resorts and spas of Phoenix, but that... read more


Eastern Arizona Restaurants

Luxury travel this is not. Fine dining is difficult to find; home-style cooking, steakhouses, and the occasional authentic... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Eastern Arizona

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Eastern Arizona Experiences


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