You can get your Twilight fix right in the desert. Think lush forests and towering pines all just a road trip away from Phoenix. The Mogollon Rim in Arizona boasts brilliant landscapes that'll satisfy any Twi-hard fan.

This is the kind of place that'll transport you to Washington's coveted forests. Forming the southern portion of the Colorado Plateau, the Mogollon Rim spans across the Coconino National Forest with stunning views that go on for miles. 

A woodland area such as this is perfect for an array of activities including hiking, sightseeing, and biking.

You can take a trip up north to Payson and get your Edward or Jacob fix any day of the year.

Just imagine, you're exploring around the Cullen's house and they'll be with you in spirit, of course.

The Mogollon Interpretive Trail is an easy, one-mile loop that offers stunning views of the vista below. With an abundance of trees, it'll transport you to the forests' from Twilight minus an angry vamp chasing after you. 

The best part? It's completely free to visit and is perfect for pets who want some fresh air. 

A variety of trees, bushes, and shrubs can be found in the area including pine trees, Pacific willow, and Bebb's willow.

Along the trail, you can stop and admire an Arizona sunset or take a break with a view. 

According to the website, thousands of people visit this spot annually and it's no wonder why

Your journey will take you along the edge of the red rock rim where you'll be in awe of the scenery around you.

Views without the sweat never looked so good. Grab your fellow Stephenie Meyer fans and get ready for an unforgettable adventure that Bella would approve of. 

All you need now is for Jacob to rush out of the bushes and join you for a stroll. Even if he doesn't, you can just pretend that he does.

Mogollon Rim Interpretive Trail 

Difficulty: Easy

Length: One-mile roundtrip

Location: Payson, AZ

Why you need to go: You can go on a super easy hike that takes you through forests out of Twilight


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