The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Well, Mother Nature was not interested in the shortest distance. Scattered throughout the American Southwest are a number of spots where these adolescent, free-thinking rivers chose a different path and literally did a 180.
One of the most iconic episodes of this occurred on the Colorado River just 5 miles downstream of the Glen Canyon Dam. Now presenting, Horseshoe Bend Arizona. Just a quick drive to the outskirts of Page, AZ resides one of those Instagram-wothy memories that made you jealous of that ‘one friend.’ With such easy access to this landscape photography icon, take a few moments to bask in an amazing sunset, snap a few quick photos, and be that friend this time around. There are plenty of things to do around Page, but a sunset at Horseshoe Bend should definitely make your list.