Southern Scenic Drives

Montezuma Canyon Road

Nearly five centuries ago, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado’s expedition crossed into present-day Arizona, following the San Pedro River north in search…
Western Scenic Drives

Lake Havasu City to Parker

Colorado River, Western Arizona There’s plenty to see along Arizona’s “West Coast,” where the Colorado River forms our state’s western border. But…
Central Scenic Drives

Apache Trail

Tonto National Forest, Superstition Mountains What are you going to remember about 2020? Actually, don’t answer that; this is a family magazine. But…
Central Scenic Drives

Cherry Creek Road

Prescott National Forest, Verde Valley It takes a lot for a scenic drive to become a Scenic Drive. That’s a goofy way of saying we at Arizona…
Eastern Scenic Drives

Greens Peak

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, White Mountains The San Francisco Peaks, Escudilla Mountain and Big Lake are just a few of the Arizona locations…
Central Scenic Drives

Greenback Valley Road

Sierra Ancha, Tonto National Forest “Over the river and through the woods” isn’t a saying you’d expect to apply to the Sonoran Desert, but Greenback…
Northern Scenic Drives

Forest Road 700

Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff The ponderosa pines that cover a wide swath of Arizona made Flagstaff the vital Northern Arizona city it is…
Southern Scenic Drives

Bonita Canyon Drive

Chiricahua National Monument, Chiricahua Mountains Every year, Chiricahua National Monument gets only about 60,000 visitors — roughly as many as you…