Our newest book, which includes Arizona Highways iconic photography and maps, is sorted by region and is written for car-campers and families. Detailed information about accessibilty, amenities and fees is included for each campground.
Note: Dates and activities could change. Before planning to attend events, phone for fees and to confirm days and times.
National Arbor Day Celebration; April 25; Pinetop-Lakeside; 928-368-8696; www.pinetoplakesideaz.gov. Celebrate the Earth with a tree planting, the presentation of the Tree City USA Award and a brief education program at Blue Ridge Junior High School.
61st Anniversary & Barbecue Contest; May 3; Show Low; 928-532-4140. Show Low City Park hosts a barbecue contest featuring more than 20 contestants. Categories to be judged include barbecued chicken, ribs, brisket and pork.
Salt River Canyon Bike Ride; May 3-4; Globe;www.bikegaba.org. Test your endurance on an 85-mile bike ride with approximately 8,500 feet of climbing. The course takes you from the mining town of Globe up through open desert vistas, down into the Salt River Canyon and up into the ponderosa pines of the White Mountains.
5th Annual Classic Route 666 Blast from the Past Oldies Car Show; May 24; Alpine; 928-339-4082; www.cruisinarizona.com. The Coronado Trail Cruizers host 125 pre-1980 vehicles in 20 classes, plus participant judging and a 50/50 raffle, on Alpine’s Main Street.
Main Street Farmers’ Market & Art Walk; May 24-September 27; Show Low; 928-532-4124; www.showlowfarmersmarket.com. Festival Marketplace features local produce growers, food-product producers, artisans and craftspeople on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Riverside Music Fest; May 31; Greer;www.mollybutlerlodge.com. Live music, burgers, brats, wine and beer in the fresh mountain air of Greer.
DiningWhether you find yourself famished in Flagstaff or starved in Sonoita, there are many great spots to find a bite in Arizona... [more]