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Address: Route 60, Globe, AZ

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Awesome Drive

We travelled the road from Globe to Show Low and found it absolutely fascinating. Luckily, my husband drove and so I was able to enjoy the vistas and take loads of photos. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We travelled the road from Globe to Show Low and found it absolutely fascinating. Luckily, my husband drove and so I was able to enjoy the vistas and take loads of photos. There are toilets at the bottom of the Canyon but no refreshments so make sure you take plenty of water and have enough petrol for the whole journey.

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Took some friends who were visiting from out of town on the Salt River Canyon ride. Great day and they were just amazed at the scenery and roads.

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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138 reviews 138 reviews
26 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We rented a car in Phoenix and drove to Route 88 in Apache Junction. Hours later we made it back in a huge circle through spectacular scenery. We are exploring a variety of locations throughout AZ and this is one of the nicest drives. Be aware, railings are optional, so is paving. Bring water, snacks and a camera. You really... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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538 helpful votes 538 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The canyon is beautiful--spectacular. However, the rest of the drive is not comparable to other drives near Phoenix, such as Highway 87 between Payson and Mesa and Route 60 between Globe and Superior. The canyon is 103 miles from Phoenix.

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San Diego, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We drove from Mesa to Show low through the Salt lake scenic route and it was a pleasant drive. In my opinion, if one has seen the Grand Canyon, this is on a much smaller scale. One drives down to the bottom of the canyon to cross the river and up again on the other side. If it is on... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

It was beautiful with plenty of pull offs for scenic viewing and photos. It is a slow trip. It's all about nature, so make sure you are gassed up and have drinks and snacks. Beautiful trip

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Globe, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is a beautiful place to drive. I call it the Minnie Grand Canyon. A must see. The road is winding, so watch out how you drive and see the beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you pick your time, go on the early morning. The colors are brighter giving the canyon a wonderful glow. This is a drive worth making.

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Sarasota, FL
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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This scenic wonderment is not heavily visited yet you should see it. It's gorgeous. What else can I say - see this canyon !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I travel a lot through the Canyon. It was sad the rest area was closed. After the years it's finally reopening. And it couldn't come at a good time. I buy all my gifts down at the canyon where there are Natives who sell their jewelry. Hopefully I'll see them again for some shopping

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