Arizona's Painted Desert lives up to its name, but it's only one small part of an ochre stretch of the Southwest—one of our favorite drives in the entire country. On a cross-country trip, there's a leisurely way from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon's South Rim that passes by the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Lake Powell, Zion National Park, Antelope Canyon, Navajo Nation, and (finally) the Painted Desert
Seven Things to Do in Petrified Forest National Park located in Arizona, Travel the park road to see sites including Historic Route 66, Desert Views, Blue Bentonite Mesas, petrified wood, petrified logs, petroglyphs and the Painted Desert Inn.
The Grand Falls In Arizona, often called Chocolate Falls, is a natural waterfall located 30 miles northeast of Flagstaff, Arizona in the Painted Desert on the Navajo Indian Reservation. At 185 feet tall it is taller than Niagara Falls.