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10 Epic Things To Do in Page Arizona


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Page, Arizona, a desert gem tucked away in the American Southwest, has managed to catch the attention of nature lovers and thrill-seekers alike.

With a landscape that looks like it was Photoshopped by Mother Nature herself, featuring stars like Antelope Canyon and the one and only Horseshoe Bend, Page has become the ultimate playground for those seeking a dose of excitement and awe.

So, strap on your hiking boots and grab your sunscreen as we dive into this wild and wonderful world of Page, Arizona.

Natural Wonders

Antelope Canyon

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No, you won't find actual antelopes here having tea and crumpets. But you will discover the mesmerizing Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon.

These narrow sandstone canyons have been sculpted by time, wind, and water into something that seems like it belongs on another planet.

Join a guided Navajo tour and be prepared to have your camera work overtime. These slots are practically begging to be photographed.

Horseshoe Bend

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Imagine a river doing its best impression of a contortionist and you've got the Horseshoe Bend. This bend in the Colorado River is so sharp it could give a pretzel a run for its money.

Strap on those hiking shoes and tackle a 1.5-mile scenic hike that rewards you with a view that's like a postcard on steroids. A 1,000-foot drop into emerald waters? Check. Panoramic views that'll make your jaw drop? Double check.

Lake Powell

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Now, I don't know about you, but when I think of desert landscapes, I don't usually picture bodies of water that could rival the Caribbean.

But here we are, at Lake Powell, a reservoir so big it's basically the ocean's overachieving cousin. Rent a boat, a kayak, or a paddle board, and get ready to pretend you're an adventurer exploring uncharted waters.

Plus, rumor has it the fish here are entirely the fashionistas – the bass and trout have the most fabulous scales in town.

Outdoor Adventures

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

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Think of this place as nature's version of a buffet – you've got towering cliffs, secluded canyons, and more wildlife than you can shake a stick at.

And who knows, maybe you'll be lucky enough to witness a staring contest between two bighorn sheep – the winner gets the last patch of grass.

River Rafting on the Colorado

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Buckle up (or should I say "life vest up") for a wild ride along the Colorado River. If roller coasters and water slides got together and had a baby, it would be river rafting.

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned rafter, there's a tour for you. Hold on tight as you bounce through rapids and soak in the mind-blowing scenery – just don't forget to paddle occasionally, unless you're into going in circles.

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Cultural and Educational Attractions

John Wesley Powell River History Museum

This place isn't just about pretty landscapes; it's about the stories behind them.

Get ready to dive into the fascinating history of the region. From the early explorers who were probably asking for directions every five minutes, to the legendary Powell Expedition.

Interactive displays here are like the wise old sages of museums. They'll teach you things you never knew you needed to know.

Native American Dance Performance

It's time to put on your cultural hat (metaphorically, of course) and witness the mesmerizing dance performances by the local Native American tribes. The beats are so infectious, that even the rocks start tapping their feet.

The colorful costumes and intricate moves are a testament to centuries of history and tradition, giving you a sneak peek into the region's vibrant tapestry.

Day Trips

Monument Valley

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Ready to take your adventure beyond Page? Monument Valley is just a day trip away, and it's like stepping into a Wild West movie set.

Giant sandstone buttes and mesas provide the backdrop for some of the most iconic Western imagery in existence.

Join a guided tour or take the reins yourself. Either way, prepare for your jaw to spend the day on the floor.

Grand Canyon's North Rim

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If you've ever thought, "Hey, the Grand Canyon is cool and all, but I wish it were a bit more exclusive," then the North Rim is your answer.

With fewer crowds and equally mind-blowing views, it's like the VIP section of nature's nightclub. Hike, gawk, and take more photos than your camera can handle – this hidden gem is worth its weight in golden sunsets.

Bryce Canyon National Park

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Now, if rocks could win awards for being quirky and unique, Bryce Canyon's hoodoos would have their own shelf full of trophies.

These funky rock formations come in shades of red, orange, and white, creating a landscape that's as close to a Dr. Seuss book illustration as you can get.

Whether you're hiking the rim or going full-on spelunker into the canyon, your camera's memory card will be sweating from overuse.


Page, Arizona isn't just a place; it's an experience. From the jaw-dropping beauty of Antelope Canyon to the mind-bending bend of Horseshoe Bend, this region knows how to leave a lasting impression.

Whether you're chasing adrenaline on the Colorado River, soaking in cultural performances, or embarking on day trips that redefine the term "epic," Page has you covered.

So pack your sense of wonder and your hiking boots – Page, Arizona is waiting to sweep you off your feet. And hey, with our Horseshoe Bend and Page AZ Tour, you won't miss a single beat of this desert symphony!

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We hope we’ve given you all the information you need to make the most of your day. Your vacation is extremely important to us so if you have any questions feel free to reach out at aloha@shakaguide.com.

For more detailed information to help you plan, check out our Horseshoe Bend and Page Itinerary and Know Before You Go article.

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