Arizona Romantic Getaways
Hands down, Arizonans agree, the most popular spot in the state for a romantic getaway is Sedona. It's natural beauty is unmatched be any other place in the US. Mountainous red rock formations rise from the high desert floor and spiral upwards towards the sky. It is a popular town for weddings and honeymoons too. Fabulous restaurants helmed by world renowned chefs dish up Southwestern inspired culinary treats. Five Star resorts are tucked away in every nook and offer luxury and pampering. There are boutique clothing shops and more art galleries that you can probably see in a week. Sedona is also well know for it's affection for all things mystical and you can get a psychic reading at just about any hour of the day or night. Sedona can be had on a budget too. There are more affordable accommodations and even also several campgrounds along Oak Creek Canyon. Depending on the season you may need to arrive early to secure a spot to pitch your tent.
If you want a romantic getaway filled with sunshine and plenty of heat, Arizona is the perfect place for you. With desert oasis cities like Flagstaff, Sedona, Lake Havasu, Bisbee,
Winslow, Prescott, Show Low, and Chinle visitors can find an abundance
of places to stay, cuisines to eat, and romantic things to do and usually an opportunity to escape the heat.
Arizona romantic getaways can be found in every region
of this great state. Arizona's
urban centers of Flagstaff and Sedona have thriving downtowns to offer guests an a rich nightlife, culinary delights, and all the modern conveniences and entertainment options of a metropolitan city. Additionally the beautiful natural
landscape of Arizona offers outdoor enthusiast opportunities for
fun and exploration. Learn all you need to know about
what Arizona has to offer. Find romantic accommodations, destinations,
special events, entertainment, adventures and activities available
for your Arizona getaway.
Arizona's Hidden Gems
Tubac. Never heard of it? Neither have many Arizonans, except for those who are keen to the art scene. Tubac is an artist colony and the state's first European settlement, founded in 1752. This hidden gem has a 250 year old Spanish history to be told and a stunning Mission de Tumacacori which begs to be seen. This place is for the art lover who loves to shop and relax and eat, and them shop some more. There's Poston House Inn, a small historic inn with all the charm you would expect from a B&B. It's the perfect place for a quiet and relaxing retreat. Tubac is only 40 minutes south of Tucson and the perfect little place to find romance and a hidden treasure or two!
In all regions of Arizona lovers can find romantic
things to see and do at the wide variety of Arizona attractions.
The cities of Phoenix, Yuma, Scottsdale, Payson, Tempe, Tucson, Sierra Vista,
Bisbee, and Douglas are just a short distance from romantic Arizona
national parks and other attractions like Grand Canyon, Verde Canyon
Railroad, Bell Rock of Sedona, Meteor Crater, Canyon de Chelly National
Monument, Antelope Slot Canyon, Tempe's Mill Avenue, Old Town Scottsdale,
Desert Botanical Gardens, Tombstone & OK Corral, Sabino Canyon,
and Tubac Artist Community. And there are plenty of romantic Hotels
and B&B's nearby as well. So whether you're looking to find
cabin rental in the great outdoors or seeking thrills
at an Arizona theme park, you can be confident that Arizona can meet
all your romance needs. And remember that camping out under the
stars in Arizona national parks can be a great affordable
getaway alternative to hotels. Many of Arizona's national parks
and lakes have cozy getaway cottage or
lakeside romantic cabins for rent. Additionally
depending on when you're planning your romantic Arizona getaway,
you can look for special events like The Fair of Life Festival of
Arts and Crafts Extraodinare in July, Colorado River Bluegrass Festival
in February, Shakespeare Sedona in June, Pine Country Pro Rodeo
in June, Arizona Musicfest 2009 in February, Show Low Days Still
Cruizin' Car Show in June, Bluegrass Music Festival in August, The
Annual Fall Festival Arts & Crafts in September. Events like these
can offer romance seekers opportunities to really experience the
unique charms of Arizona, even if you only have time for a quick
weekend getaway. Whatever
your tastes, Arizona's attractions will help make your romantic
getaway extraordinary and memorable!
For additional Arizona romantic travel information
contact the Arizona Office of Tourism at 1110 W. Washington
St., Ste. 155 Phoenix, AZ 85007 Telephone: 602-254-6500 or 888-520-3433.