Arizona Scenic Drives | Road Trips
Arizona's rugged beauty and numerous elevations offer the driver some of the best scenic drives in the southwest. There are many scenic roads in Arizona, some of the most memorable may even be found on accident. Some of our favorite road trips to take in this beautiful state include:
Our Favorite Rides in Arizona
- Apache Trail
- Superior to Globe
- Oak Creek Canyon
- Wickenburg to Jerome
- Sky Island Scenic Byway
- Gates Pass
- Coronado Trail Scenic Byway
- Route 66
- Monument Valley
Apache Trail Scenic Drive
A 48-mile narrow drive that starts out on paved roads and turns into dirt roads that twist along steep canyon walls. Often referred to as a smaller version of the Grand Canyon. It is the best ride near Phoenix. This ride takes you through the ghost town of Tortilla Flat and ends at Roosevelt Dam. Read More...
Superior to Globe
A 24-mile drive with some amazing views. Striking rock formations on both sides of the road make this an enjoyable drive. Read More...
Oak Creek Canyon Scenic Road
Wickenburg to Jerome
Sky Island Scenic Byway: Mount Lemmon Highway
A beautiful drive to a cooler climate. This 25-mile-long paved byway tr ascends 9,157-foot Mount Lemmon in the rugged Santa Catalina Mountains. Read More...
Gates Pass: Saguaro National Park
Tucson Mountain Park to Saguaro National Park Scenic Drive is a 22-mile-long paved and gravel scenic drive that traverses Gates Pass and Tucson Mountain Park, passes the famed Arizona–Sonoran Desert. Read More...
Coronado Trail Scenic Byway (Devil's Highway)
Hwy 191 from Clifton to Alpine, also known as the Coronado Trail Scenic Byway and Devil's Highway, is one of the curviest roads in the U.S. This 90 mile road offers lots of tight curves (10 mph) right after another and will take about 2. 5 hours to drive. Read More...
You can take a tour through Monument Valley or you can take the scenic drive yourself. We drove the bike through Monument Valley. It is an absolutely stunning ride. Read More...
If you haven't driven the historic Route 66, what are you waiting for? This roughly 370-mile route takes you from the New Mexico/Arizona border to the California/Arizona border. Read More...