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Painted Desert, Arizona- One of the most beautiful places I've ever seen.

Fire Wave by Eddie Lluisma on Fire Wave (AKA Strawberry Swirls, Cinammon rolls, Bacon?) This place is a must visit when your in Vallley Of Fire State Park, Nevada.

Painted Desert Arizona | Painted Desert.    None of these photos give the desert any justice there's nothing like it in this world...

Arizona's Painted Desert

Arizona’s Painted Desert is a stretch of barren badlands about 26 miles east of Holbrook on Interstate Barren and austere perhaps, but it’s panorama of rainbow colors will take your breath away.

Painted Desert, AZ  It really did look like this. Vivid colors. 2007

Painted desert, AZ, USA The Painted Desert is a United States desert of badlands in the Four Corners area from the Grand Canyon National Park into the Petrified Forest National Park.

The Amazing Colored Petrified Forest A sun-swept corner of the Painted Desert in Arizona, USA

Geologist's Rainbow, by Frank Townsley, petrified rock in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

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

14 Greatest American Road Trips

With summer gas prices expected to hit a low, there’s no better time to take a classic American road trip. Here are our ten favorite road trip itineraries, including where to stop, where to stay, and what you’ll see along the way.

Painted desert - you have to catch this desert at sunset for the colors.  Otherwise it looks like any other desert.

Rainbow Vista at Valley of Fire State Park in Overton, Nevada, USA Fire Wave Wonder by Brent McGuirt Photography

Sunset drive through the Painted Desert and Petrified Forest with kids in Arizona

Sunset drive through the Painted Desert and Petrified Forest

Painted Desert and Petrified Forest is a blip on the map when it comes to Arizona's natural wonders but it is a must stop, especially at sunset for anyone looking for a sight that will make them say WOW.

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.

The sunny state of Arizona is a place where you will not get bored quickly as there’s so many things to see and visit. Landmarks like the Grand Canyon are known all over the world. Have a look at the 15 most beautiful spots in the state of Arizona.

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.

Seven things to do in Petrified Forest National Park is located in Arizona, Travel the park road to see sites including Historic Route 66

Stone tree logs, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

Stone tree logs,Petrified Forest National Park and Painted Desert in Arizona

Painted Desert, Arizona --It honestly looked more beautiful than this in person!

Painted Desert, Arizona The Kent family vacation to the Grand Canyon, Painted desert and Sedona.

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Get ahead of the trend this fall with this one-of-a-kind handpainted jean jacket. Depicted is a beautiful desert night overlooking a highway