Arizona is the sixth largest state in the United States and it is also one of the most populous states amongst the 50 states in the country. The capital city is Phoenix. Arizona is also an historical city and has many spots worth visiting. Being one of the most popular tourist destinations in the US, Arizona is easy to travel to. Yet, there are some tips that can come handy when you are visiting this beautiful place.
Travel tips while in Arizona
One of the best destinations in Arizona are the deserts but when you plan to visit, do a proper planning, get all the emergency contact numbers and it is always better to travel with company than going alone.
If you wish to visit Native American sites, you should first contact the authorities to find about all the rules and regulations as there are some strict rules to abide by.
Arizona can be very hot, so it is always better to carry a water bottle with if you are visiting in summer.
If you are driving in the state, then you need to be prepared for adverse weather conditions as there can be frequent dust and rain storms.
An important point to adhere to is to prevent taking any off trails as there can be presence of abandoned mine shafts.
State-wise general tips
Phoenix: June to September months can be extremely hot and can also have rains. Best time would be March to December. It is best for day trips. Nights could be very chilly, so you need to carry some winter clothes as well. You can dress casually all the time, even to most eateries. It is more convenient to travel by cars than any other transport system.
Sedona: You need to carry only casual clothes except if you have plans to visit any fancy restaurants. The whole of Sedona is a tourist spot, so you can book a hotel anywhere. It might just take two to three days for a tour of Sedona, so you can plan accordingly. Get a rented car to make your outing smoother.
Scottsdale: The airport to alight is the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Those who arrive by car the main routes to take are Interstate 10 and 17. For any information, visit the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau at the North Scottsdale Road or the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall.
Tuscon: It is a great place for hiking enthusiasts, so carry water, wear sunscreen and wear sun protection outfits. Drive carefully.
I’m ANNA KENDRICK, a sports writer, who writes for children. I started writing when I was 15 years old. I was selling news magazines and I would read the adventure stories and I thought how wonderful it would be to write stories. Writing for children is really my niche and interest. I started writing on sports that made it possible for me to meet new people with certain stories.