Explore a city soaked in culture amidst sun-soaked mountains in the heart of Arizona. Located only 90 miles east of Phoenix, Globe, Arizona is both the perfect place to explore the metropolis from the comfort of a smaller city and the starting point for your adventures through the Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park and the scenic Salt River Canyon Scenic Drive.
One of the most awe-inspiring roads in the state, the Salt River Canyon Scenic Drive takes road-trippers along a twisting pass that winds through hills of juniper before reaching the vast Salt River Canyon.
As you carve your way through Arizona, stop at the Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park. At the heart of this unique site is a pueblo built over 700 years ago by the Salado peoples. As a visitor, you get to experience first-hand what life was like as you walk the historic structure and climb ladders to explore the different rooms and living quarters in one of the largest and most complex Salado communities.
Before you leave Globe, Arizona behind, visit the San Carlos Apache Tribe. With a rich cultural heritage and activities for the entire family, the reserve is the perfect place to explore the history of Arizona. For travelers wishing to stay overnight, the Apache Gold Casino and Resort is always open.
When you fly to a jet charter airport in Globe, Arizona, you’ll arrive at the San Carlos Apache Airport located just eight miles southeast of town situated on the southeastern rim of the Tonto National Forest.