You know a place is tough to get into when there’s a long line, a velvet rope and someone at the door with a clipboard.
Yet the most difficult places to visit in Arizona have none of that. Some don’t even have indoor plumbing. What they have are stunning views and extremely limited access.
Fortunately, you have alternatives. The backup sites may not be quite as spectacular as the originals, but it beats staying at home and moaning about life’s inherent unfairness, as you did when “Hamilton” came to town.