The Road Less Traveled

Rediscover Road Trips

We’ve designated 2021 as the Year of the Road Trip, 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 tip of a white canoe, facing toward an arched bridge, glides on the water. Green trees and hills surround the water
Patagonia Lake State Park (Credit: An Pham)


Route 66: Hackberry to Seligman

Historic US Route 66—the Mother Road. Watch as we travel to meet the route's unique people and places—from Hackberry, northeast of Kingman, to Seligman, home of Angel Delgadillo, who led the efforts to preserve Route 66.

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Arizona Summer Itineraries

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10 Affordable Arizona Staycations for Families

Whether you’re planning a family reunion or holiday "travel," Arizona makes it easy to vacation en famille.

Road Trip Itineraries

Shore Thing: Arizona's Best Beaches

Known for its iconic deserts, Arizona surprises with sandy beaches perfect for lounging or launching a water adventure. Grab your sunscreen and set out for fun!

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Pool-side Fun at Arizona's Resorts

Desert dwellers seeking fun in the surf and sun can find bliss not far from home, via a splashy resort staycation.

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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).

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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...

Family Activities

Kid-Friendly Arizona

From the Wild West and wildlife to child-friendly museums and the Grand Canyon, Arizona has a lot to offer families.

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...

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Arizona Road Trips for Two

Some lovebirds are adventurers at heart. Others prefer luxe leisure all day long. These three Arizona itineraries take you on romantic getaways...

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Official State Travel Guide

Start planning your Arizona vacation with the Official State Travel Guide – available in print, electronically, or both.


Appreciate AZ

The Arizona Office of Tourism and the © Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics have forged a partnership to promote sustainable tourism...


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.