Horseshoe Bend

So after the Lower Antelope Canyon, the tour took us to Horseshoe Bend.  It is about a 1.5 miles (roundtrip) hike to the bend. The best news is I am getting used to hiking (inclines).  If you recall, I live in South Florida and it is very flat.

The Look of accomplishment

The views of horseshoe bend are remarkable and it is worth the trip to Arizona.  The name comes from the fact that the view looks like a horseshoe.  “The overlook is 4,200 feet (1,300 m) above sea level, and the Colorado River is at 3,200 feet (980 m) above sea level, making it a 1,000-foot (300 m) drop.”  Even better news, I am not afraid of heights, but I do respect the distance between me and the cliffs.

Horseshoe Bend

Below are some of the pictures from my tour

 

 

14 Responses so far.

  1. These pictures are gorgeous. Looks like you had lots of fun crushing some goals and seeing some amazing sights. Proud of you for accomplishing your goals girl!

  2. Sarah says:

    That looks absolutely beautiful. You are so lucky to be able to witness that. I hope to one day…maybe when the kids are older!

  3. Yuen Mi says:

    These pictures are beautiful. What a gorgeous place. Would love to visit here if I ever have the opportunity.

  4. Amber Myers says:

    I love this area! So pretty, your photos are fabulous. I wish I lived closer.

  5. Wow, so beautiful!

  6. Susan Croox says:

    So glorious! I haven’t been to Arizona in a while, but this inspires me!

  7. andrea says:

    I have never been to AZ but I hope to go next year. My husband just had AZ added to his territory so I will have to send him your post. Super cute pics too

  8. Katriza says:

    I’m so close to Arizona but have never really stopped and looked around! I would love to check this out! So beautiful!

  9. amanda says:

    i am going here next month! even more inspired after seeing your photos – thanks!!!

  10. It totally looks like a horseshoe. Congratulations on these great pictures. YOu look awesome as well 🙂 Warm regards!

  11. Oh my gosh just WOW and WOW .. a serious case of Wanderlust right about now! LOVE IT!

  12. Elena says:

    It’s amazing how stunning these photos are! Aaaand a new place has been added on my travel list. Thank you!

  13. Tracy says:

    oh my gosh! Looking at your photos I am sure the place worth the visit. It is so beautiful! 😀 You must be very excited when you were there.

  14. I love Horseshoe Bend so much! I just wish I could hike down to the bottom and camp. I was jealous of the people I could see down there when I went. XD

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