The Great American Southwest Road Trip: A Travel Guide
Looking for a wild adventure? Well, the American Southwest has you covered. From Utah’s giant, red mesas to Arizona’s deep, deep canyons and Nevada’s vast deserts to the sparkling coast of California, this road trip guide will take you through four spectacular states. So, fill up the gas tank, get your snacks together and buckle up because you’re about to embark on an adventure of a lifetime.
Home to “The Mighty 5”, Utah is one of those states that you fall in love with. Carved by wind and rain, this naturally sculpted landscape seems like another planet. Take Scenic Byway 12 for a breathtaking drive through twisting canyons.
With stunning landscapes similar to Utah, Arizona is known for it’s windswept caves and the infamous Grand Canyon. If you’re going to do one thing in Arizona, it should be visiting the awe-inspiring natural wonder. Whether you visit the north rim or south rim, you’re in for an experience of a lifetime.
Best known for the bright lights of Las Vegas, Nevada is surprisingly beautiful with its startling deserts and red rock formations. There’s lots to do for people of all ages and even families! Spend time exploring The Strip and Fremont Street, but don’t miss out on the natural beauty outside of the bustling casinos.
The state that has it all. From dry deserts to the sparkling ocean, from snow capped mountains to giant Redwood forests, the “Golden State” really does shine. Take your time and make sure not to miss out on Yosemite National Park. It’s stunning.
It you’re running low on time, GC Flight offers affordable helicopter tours to the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas. It’s a quick and easy day trip full of adventure. Call 800-871-1030 for reservations!