Arizona Scenic Drives

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...

Vista from Apache Trail

Vista from Apache Trail

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...

Superior to Globe

Superior to Globe

Oak Creek Canyon Scenic Road

A 27-mile-long paved highway through spectacular Oak Creek Canyon, the red rock country in Sedona to the cool pine forests of Flagstaff. Read More...

89A Sedona to Flagstaff

89A Sedona to Flagstaff

Wickenburg to Jerome

Take the back roads to see the old western town of Wickenburg, through Prescott following the winding 89A to Jerome. This 100 mile road will take you through some incredible scenery.

89 A Jerome

89A 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...

Mt. Lemmon to Summerhaven

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...

Gates Pass

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...

Devil's Highway

Devil's Highway

Monument Valley

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...

Monument Valley

Route 66

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...

Arizona Route 66

Arizona Route 66