The Road Less Traveled

Rediscover Road Trips

We’ve designated 2022 as the Year of Arizona Discovery, and we're sharing some great itineraries covering the whole state to inspire your wanderlust.

From Arizona's small-town streets to the unique landscapes of our state and national parks, these trips are designed with fun in mind. Be sure to check back as we post new itineraries and stories throughout the Year of the Road Trip!

The emblem of Historic U.S. Route 66 is painted in white on a stretch of road in the desert illuminated by a setting sun.
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Road Trip Itineraries

Mitchell Tenpenny's Bucket List

Nashville recording artist Mitchell Tenpenny chose beautiful Arizona to film his 2021 single "Bucket List." To kick off Arizona's Year of the Road Trip, our "Bucket List" itinerary allows you to follow along Mitchell's footsteps.

See his list

Ready. Set. Go.

Arizona Winter Itineraries

Road Trip Itineraries

Wonderful Winter Day Hikes

With more mountains than Switzerland, the number of hiking trails in Arizona is mind-boggling. From Tucson's Sabino Canyon to Thumb Butte in Prescott, explore these six natural areas for a perfect wintertime trek.

Road Trip Itineraries

Touring Tribal Lands in Arizona

From cultural etiquette to tour suggestions, here's everything you need to know about visiting the many tribal communities in Arizona.

Road Trip Itineraries

Arizona Canyons

Arizona, the Grand Canyon State, home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, is also home to a plethora of lesser-known canyons that are also quite grand ...

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Inspiration

Family Activities

Awesome Grand Canyon Fun for Families

Experience Arizona's world-famous landmark through the eyes of a child (although these family friendly activities promise fun for all ages).

Outdoor Adventures

5 Amazing Alternative Adventures in Arizona

Explore the most underrated places in Arizona. Whether it’s crowds, triple-digit temperatures or last-minute closures, it’s wise to have a few...

Itineraries

The Wild Bunch

Pack up the family for some fun in Arizona in the great outdoors. For fans of sleeping in tents, wandering in the wild, and traversing the...

Road Trips & Tours

What to Do in Arizona if You Have 3, 5 or 7 Days

Whether you have the weekend or a full week to vacation in Arizona, we have the perfect itinerary for you. These multi-day Arizona road trips...

Road Trips & Tours

48 Hours in Bisbee

How is it that a once-raucous, 1880s mining camp morphed into—according to Sunset magazine—"the best small town to live in in the West"? Easy....

Must Do

Southern Arizona's Hidden Gems and Secret Places

Arizona is famously known for the Grand Canyon, but it's the smaller, quirkier, hidden and off-the-beaten-path spots that lend charm to our...

Road Trips & Tours

48 Hours in Pinetop-Lakeside

Pinetop-Lakeside enjoys a well-earned reputation as a summer escape, but when cooler weather arrives, this mountain town shows a whole different...

Outdoor Adventures

Short Trips to Scenic Drives

Venture off the beaten path to take in Arizona's diverse topography.

Eat & Drink

Wineries in Arizona

Arizona’s diversity shines through in its people, its experiences and even its landscapes — a choice few of which present the perfect conditions...

Explore

Road Trips & Tours

In Arizona, road trips are as much about the journey as they are the destination. No matter where you go, you're sure to spy sprawling expanses...

Cruise America RV in Southern Arizona
Southern Arizona

Hitting the road in an RV or camper? Here are some further destination ideas from us and our partners at Cruise America.

Note: Clicking on the above links will take you to Cruise America's website.