When looking for Horseshoe Bend hotels and camping, you're actually looking for hotels in Page, Arizona. Page is the city that is the home and hub to some of the most spectacular attractions in the Southwest including Lake Powell, Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon and Lee's Ferry. You may have not heard of Page, AZ as it hasn't always been on the radar. But with a growing love for outdoor adventure, Page is now being recognized internationally as the place where your Southwest adventure begins. So when you're ready to book a hotel for your Horseshoe Bend adventure, remember that all hotels that are branded Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon, Lake Powell or Page are all actually just located in Page. If you'd like to stay at hotel or campsite closer to Horseshoe Bend's trailhead or Horseshoe Bend's tour companies, book at place to stay on the southwest section of Page, which will be the cluster of hotels located right off of Highway 89 as soon as you get to Page. Page isn't a very big city, so choosing any hotel in Page is pretty convenient.
If you are camping, there are several options outside of Page that may serve your needs better than actaully going into town itself depending on what ammenities you require. There are a number of beautiful locations where you can put up a tent or park your van/truck and enjoy the water and/or scenery free of charge. If you want isolation, the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (GCNRA) is 1.25 million acres, and the Arizona strip is Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that spans longer in distance than many New England states. Fnding a completely private piece of land to claim for your own up to 14 days shouldn't be difficult out here. Just make sure you know the regulations concerning overnighting including Leave No Trace rules.