The 4 Best Places to Watch Arizona Sunsets
Arizona has the Best Sunsets: Here's Where to Watch Them
Now that spring has arrived, we are all itching to get back outside again. One fun way to enjoy this nice weather is to start chasing sunset views! There are a lot of sunset destinations in Arizona, but here we mention some of the spots that deserve to be at the top list. If you love sunsets, then these destinations are must-visit places in Arizona. Here is the list of places with the best sunsets in Arizona:
1. Horseshoe Bend in Page, Arizona
Horseshoe Bend is one of the most popular destinations in Northern Arizona, and if you ever visited this place, then it is very easy to understand why. Horseshoe Bend is a horseshoe-shaped, incised meander of the Colorado River, and it is only a 15-minute drive from Page, Arizona. It became so popular in the past few years that the managers of the site began charging visitors. You can drive a car to visit the Horseshoe Bend, or book a tour (drop-offs are not allowed).
One of the biggest reasons for the popularity of this destination is the beautiful, and amazing sunset views. Horseshoe bend faces west making it a perfect spot to view sunsets. You can expect a lot of crowds at Horseshoe bend, especially around golden hour. As it is close to town and easily accessible, this is one of the most visited sunset spots in Arizona.
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2. Monument Valley, Navajo Tribal Park in Arizona
Monument Valley is a unique and unforgettable place to visit. It has headlined in many great films over the years, including movies starring John Wayne. If you want to imagine yourself in the heart of a great western movie, look no further!
Monument Valley is the perfect place in Arizona to enjoy the sunset, as the vibes, the people, the food, the views, and all the bright, orange colors are stunning. If you are planning to visit Monument Valley, then viewing a sunset here is a must! Enjoy it on the open road, or parked but don't forget to bring your camera. Monument valley tribal park entry fee is $20 / vehicle (up to 4 passengers) or $10 per person. Fair warning - the nearly 17-mile drive is not recommended for all types of vehicles. The roads are bumpy, so make sure to take a jeep, truck, etc. to accommodate for this.
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3. Cathedral Rock in Sedona, AZ
Another great sunset destination is Cathedral Rock in Sedona. Located between Prescott and Flagstaff, Cathedral Rock is a part of the red rock formations that make up Sedona. It is also one of the most popular spots in Sedona
Cathedral Rock is said to be the most photographed spot in Arizona, and we understand - there are so many photo opportunities at the top! The sunset view from the top of the trail is incredible and truly unforgettable. Cathedral rock trail is considered a moderate hike, though some may find it difficult. If you can make the trek, the view from the top will surely exceed your expectations.
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4. The London Bridge in Lake Havasu, AZ
There is so much to see and do in Lake Havasu, but one of the things we recommend is to enjoy the sunset at the London Bridge. The total length of this historic bridge is 930 ft and was originally built in 1830, and then reconstructed in 1971. It is at the heart of the city and a must-see for anyone visiting Lake Havasu.
Spend the day enjoying some of the many attractions located near the bridge - You can visit the Bridgewater channel, take a boat tour of Lake Havasu, play a round of golf, relax on London Bridge Beach, and more! As evening approaches, head over to the London Bridge for breathtaking sunset views.
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