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DETOURS Travel Blog

Welcome to the DETOURS travel blog, where we aim to inspire your wanderlust and cultivate an appreciation for the breathtaking landscapes of the American Southwest. From the majestic Grand Canyon to the mystical Antelope Canyon, and from the vibrant artisan community of Sedona to the iconic Monument Valley, there’s an abundance of natural beauty and cultural richness to discover. 

Tombstone Arizona Facts Ten Things - DETOURS

Ten Terrific Tombstone Arizona Facts

Deep in the southeastern corner of Arizona is a historic place known as the home of the famous Wild West silver boom, whiskey-fueled gun fights, and the most famous saloons. This epic southwest landmark...
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Visiting the Navajo Nation - Monument Valley

Visiting the Navajo Nation: Things to Know Before You Go

The Navajo have some cultural and social etiquettes that are useful for non-natives to know before visiting the Navajo Nation.
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Best Time to Visit the Grand Canyon - Mohave Sunset DETOURS

Best Time to Visit the Grand Canyon: Guide to Seasons

Guide to the best time to visit the Grand Canyon by month and season, how to avoid crowds, where to stay, what to pack, and more.
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Best Arizona Canyons - Visit Canyon de Chelly DETOURS

5 Best Arizona Canyons To See This Summer

Arizona may be known for its sunny weather and beautiful desert but its also has dozens of canyons! Here are the Best Arizona Canyons to see!
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Essentials to Pack For Your Arizona Vacation

Essentials to Pack for Your Arizona Vacation

Planning an Arizona vacation? Make sure you’re well-prepared for the Southwest’s unique climate and activities with our packing guide.
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Where to find an energy vortex in Sedona

Sedona may be famous for its red rocks, but it's also a spiritual center point. Read our guide on where to find an energy vortex in Sedona.
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Antelope Canyon Tours from Phoenix - DETOURS

Difference Between Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon

A Tourist’s Guide to prepare for your Antelope Canyon expedition! Learn the difference between Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon.
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Plan Your Next Adventure

At DETOURS American West, we offer guided tours that take you straight into the heart of these stunning locales, with options to add-on adventure activities like jeep tours, hiking, and helicopter rides. You can even customize your dream vacation to ensure an unforgettable experience tailored to your preferences. Let’s embark on this journey together, and prepare to be amazed by the wonders of the Southwest.