24 Stunningly Beautiful Places In The Southwest You Need To Visit Before You Die

Mountains, canyons, rivers, and crests all day.

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San Xavier Del Bac is a Spanish Catholic mission located on the Tohono O’odham San Xavier Indian Reservation. You can also enjoy Indian Fry Bread or Indian tacos right outside the mission.

Shiprock is a natural rock formation located on a Navajo reservation. It towers over the land surrounding it and this is what makes it so majestic that you need to see it for yourself.

Big Bend National Park is the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert in the United States. Hundreds of bird species take shelter here and it's perfect to go bird-watching.

The Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge is a United States National Wildlife Refuge located in Colorado. You can enjoy the sights by four-wheeling, horseback, or even just take a stroll through the dunes.

Arcosanti is an experimental town developed by Architect Paolo Soleri. You can take a personal tour of Arcosanti and learn all about the utopian world Soleri wanted to create before his recent death.

Cochiti is a historic pueblo on the National Register of Historic Places. Check out these cone-shaped mountains for yourself, or else you may not believe they are real.