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Mountain High, Canyon Low: Arizona’s Most Thrilling Adventures

Tour an abandoned ghost town. Explore a Wonder of the World. And take a swim in paradise on earth. Arizona is filled with unbelievable expeditions!

For travel nurses in Arizona, incredible experiences are never far off. In addition to a mild climate and great nursing placements, the Southwest is known for adventure. Arizona is packed full of outdoor escapades, stunning views, and relaxing getaways. We’ve collected a few of our favorites you can get dreaming. Just remember that getting started is just a phone call or a form submission away!

Chase Some Waterfalls

It’s a long, hot trek [more than ten miles each way] to the Havasu Falls, but the consensus is that it’s absolutely worth the effort. Located within the Grand Canyon near Supai, Arizona, the pristine blue-green waters look like a swimming pool—and you can, indeed, take a refreshing dip among the area’s many beautiful waterfalls. Camp at the falls and spend a few days exploring some of the most beautiful scenery in the world.

Revive the Old West Spirit

Love the Wild West? You can still find it in Arizona today. Arizona is filled with ghost towns—relics of a boom-and-bust mining economy. Once a thriving city of 15,000, Jerome is now a well-preserved and picture-perfect example of a historic Western town, perched on Mingus Mountain. Visit the Jerome State Historic Park for an overview of the town’s history and then take a haunted tour after dark.op-

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Go Off-Road in Sedona

While Arizona’s rock formations are breath-taking from a distance, they’re even better when paired with a little adrenaline. There’s no better way to see the Sedona’s famous red rocks than from a pink Jeep. These raucous and rugged tours traverse unbelievable terrain, conquering the steep inclines of the Broken Arrow trail and offering unique views of the area’s dramatic scenery. The knowledgeable tour guides will teach you about the history of the area—and all you need to do is hang on for dear life.

Get Deep at the Grand Canyon

A visit to Grand Canyon National Park should be a no-brainer. One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations [with five million visitors a year], the immense canyon lives up to its reputation with unforgettable vistas and its sheer magnitude. Skip the mule tours and take a few days to explore the area—there’s plenty of hiking to experience and lookouts to visit. Plus, you’ll get the chance to take in some canyon sunrises and sunsets.

Ready to make the leap and check out Arizona? Visit our Arizona page for tons of ideas on fun things to do—and an extensive list of great nursing placements.

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