Romantic Honeymoons

10 Most romantic honeymoon destinations in Arizona

September 28, 2011

Best places in Arizona

One of the most beautiful and vibrantly colored places on the planet, Arizona is a fabulous place for spending quality time with your partner. Be it the grand canyon or the various National parks, Arizona has a lot to offer and when it comes to a romantic holiday, it couldn’t get better. Listed here are 10 such fabulous places in Arizona which are famous not only for their natural beauty but also for making honeymoons memorable.

1. Red Rock Country


Captivating people for centuries, the red rock country is where the beauty of nature is displayed at its best. The wilderness, the red monoliths and the seclusion, all add up to make this place one of the best places for honeymooners. There are plenty of places to explore at Red Rock country, including the Oak creek, which is famous for the breathtaking vista of the rocks as well as the canyon, the sterling springs, the slide rock park, which is awesome for swimmers.

2. Tucson: The old Pueblo


The second largest city of Arizona after Phoenix, Tucson is nicknamed ‘The old Pueblo’ and boasts of a year filled with sunny days. For this reason, it is perfect for outdoor activities and recreations. There are national parks, museums, wild trails and days filled with adventure waiting for you at Tucson. Tucson is also famous for having the most number of observatories than any place on earth, with the Kitt peak being the most popular.

3. Phoenix: The valley of Sun


Counted amongst one of the largest cities of the country, Phoenix is ‘where it all happens’. Its big, busy and beautiful and you will love it. Nestled between beautifully landscaped golf courses and tennis grounds, the city has many resorts catering to the travelers. As a honeymoon couple you get a fabulous weather to welcome you and a lot of opportunities to indulge in culture, great food, recreational activities and a memorable holiday.

4. Lake Powell

Lake Powell

One of the second largest man made lakes in the United States, the Lake Powell is magical. There is no other word to describe it and your honeymoon trip here will only be spectacular. The lake offers days of sunshine, warm water, a breathtaking scenery and time filled with serenity. You can hire a houseboat, which surprisingly doesn’t require any experience, or stay at one of the many beautiful resorts around the lake.

5. The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon

Considered one of the wonders of the Natural world, the Grand Canyon is one of the topmost attraction of Arizona. The Colorado river has taken millions of years to carve out the canyon which is today 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and having a depth of about a mile.

6. Scottsdale

Scottsdale Arizona

A year of temperate climate has made Scottsdale one of the most livable city in the US and for the same reason it is a perfect destination for honeymooners as well. Filled with beautiful landscapes, golf courses and parks, there is a lot to do and see here.

7. Prescott National Forest

Prescott National Forest

This is a wonderland sort of place, filled with pine trees, placid lakes, hills, rocks and a great natural beauty. You can pick from a range of fun things to do here like rock climbing, kayaking, fishing or biking with your partner and enjoy this serene National park. There are also options for camping and if you like the idea, you can have a splendid honeymoon under the blue sky.

8. Flagstaff

Flagstaff Arizona

This mountain town has a lot to offer to its guests, from more than 200 restaurants to ranches, motels and the pristine mountain beauty. Be sure to be greeted by splendid scenery, a rich heritage and a time filled with fun and joy when you come to flagstaff.

9. Bisbee


Evolved as an artist’s retreat, Bisbee is all about narrow lanes, coffee shops, speciality shops and very friendly people. The old Victorian buildings adorn the hills and one is quickly transported to the eras gone by. A perfect place for romance, there are various artist festivals and cultural things to keep you busy while you are in Bisbee, Arizona.

10. Monument Valley

Monument Valley

One of the most popular places in Arizona, the Monument Valley can be seen in movies, brochures as well as advertisements. But the magic in the valley is monumental as the landscape and one never forgets the time spent here. The best things to do while you are here is to explore the Novajo Tribal park and the Valley Drive, both of which unviel some of the best hidden trails and landscapes of this land. Be ready to be inspired by such beauty as you enjoy a quite time with your spouse here.

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