The Top 5 Fun Day Trips — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:
P.O. Box K,
Jerome, AZ 86331
Once an old mining camp, Jerome is alive with writers, artists, artisans, musicians, historians and families. The city is known as the “Largest Ghost Town in America.”
1010 S. Main St.
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
Surrounded by the red rocks of Sedona, Mingus Mountain to the west and the Mogollon Rim stretching north and east, Cottonwood is located in the Verde Valley. Come visit the Verde Valley Wine Trail, Clemenceau Heritage Museum, Tuzigoot National Monument and more.
1360 N. Broad St.,
Globe, AZ 85501
Located along the Historic Old West Highway, visit the Salado Indian Ruins at Besh-Ba-Gowah Archeological Park, walk historic downtown and its antique shops; or visit the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts.
303 N. Beeline Hwy.,
Payson, AZ 85541
Considered the Festival Capital of Arizona and situated in the world’s largest group of Ponderosa pines.
201 S. Cortez,
Prescott, AZ 86303
Arizona’s territorial capital is the perfect place to escape summer heat.