Scenic Day Trips

We're blessed by the fact that this huge meteor happened to fall in a centrally located area within Arizona; also, the fact that we sit just off I-40 makes Meteor Crater RV Park  a great location for taking day trips.  Numerous spectacular adventures and experiences are only an easy drive away.  Deciding to spend time with us here at our great RV Park is one of the best decisions you can make as it opens up incredible array of possibilities.  Below you'll find several of the amazing areas that are accessible for day trips from Meteor Crater. 

  • >Grand Canyon National Park Tour Show all

    Watch the sun and shadows transform the beauty of the Grand Canyon minute by minute on a day trip to this natural wonder of the world. A must-see destination for U.S. and international visitors, the 10 miles wide, one mile deep, and 260 miles long breath-taking chasm offers hiking, photographic, and sightseeing opportunities unmatched on earth. Modern visitor centers, numerous canyon overlooks, day hike trails, and restaurants and gift shops provide the visitor with a selection of indoor, outdoor, and driving activities. Scenic drive, historic sites, visitor center, shopping, restaurants, hiking. The round trip is approximately 250 miles.

  • >Mogollon Rim And Mountain Lakes Tour

    The Mogollon Rim is the southern most end of the Colorado Plateau which helps form the high country beauty of Utah and Colorado to the north. Located in the largest single stand of Ponderosa Pine trees in the United States, the forests, cliffs, mountains, and lakes of this tour can best be reached and enjoyed via your family car, truck, or motorcycle. The trip is dotted with quaint mountain towns which offer dining and shopping stops. Limited boating and fishing opportunities are also available on this tour. Scenic drive, hiking, fishing, boating.Round trip mileage is approximately 170 miles.

  • >Navajo And Hopi Nations Tour

    See American Indian crafts being created in the Navajo Nation and the oldest continually occupied settlement in North America on the Hopi Mesas. Experience the mysteries of the ancient past and unique modern culture of Navajos and Hopis who share more than 25,000 square miles of striking desert and mesa country. See areas where the people have lived nearly the same way for hundreds of years or eat in modern restaurants or shop in modern gift shops for native made jewelry, rugs, and pottery. Scenic drive, historic sites, visitor center, shopping, restaurants, guided tours. This round trip is approximately 250 miles.

  • >Petrified Forest & Painted Desert Tour

    The fascinating remains of a forest turned to stone await visitors to the Petrified Forest National Park. The 94,000 acre park includes a visitor center, restaurant, gift shop and scenic drive with parking areas and interpretative signs to help visitors understand this rare geologic phenomenon. As you visit the Petrified Forest, you'll also view the most colorful, awe-inspiring vistas of the vast Painted Desert when touring these two of the Southwest's most famous landmarks. Scenic drive, visitor center, restaurants. Round trip mileage is approximately 175 miles.

  • >San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff, Snow Bowl Tour

    Travel Arizona's High Country in the shadow of the state's highest mountains. At the base of the San Francisco Peaks is Flagstaff, a charming, historic mountain town 6,900 feet in elevation. Drive up to Arizona's premier snow ski venue and weather permitting, take the ski lift ride to the top of Arizona. Side trips include the cliff dwellings and ancient pueblos of Walnut Canyon and Wupatki, and volcanic fields of Sunset Crater National Monuments. Scenic drive, historic sites, shopping, restaurants, hiking. The round trip is approximately 120 miles.

  • >Sedona, Jerome, Camp Verde Tour

    Begin your tour by driving down mountain switchbacks through Oak Creek Canyon to the Red Rock Country of Sedona. Stop at scenic overlooks or at Native American vendors and then enjoy shopping and dining in stunning Sedona. Then it's on to the historic bustling and partially ghosted mining town of Jerome with stops at the 1800s U.S. Army Post Fort Verde (seasonal events and seasonal tours only), and the famed cliff dwelling at Montezuma Castle National Monument near Camp Verde. Scenic drive, historic sites, shopping, restaurants. Round trip mileage is approximately 125 miles.

  • >Winslow Tour

    No day trip to Winslow is complete without a self guided walking tour or breakfast, lunch, or dinner at La Posada, the original Winslow Harvey House. One of Fred Harvey's rail side restaurant hotels, it was one of the train stops that helped made rail travel civilized in the late 1800s. Historic Winslow was also shaped by gun fighters and ranchers, saloons and bawdy houses, and the Wild West atmosphere remains in Winslow. A "Standing On The Corner" monument to the Eagle's song, small hideaway shops, and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway hub make Winslow a place to explore. Historic sites, shopping, restaurants. A nearby neighbor of Meteor Crater, the round trip is approximately 40 miles.