Several out of town destinations that are within driving distance for a weekend trip
More popularly known to tourists as Rocky Point, this beach is about four hours south of Phoenix, not too far past the Mexico border on Highway 85.
About six hours to the west, it's perfect for having one day at the beach and one day of visiting the local zoos and other attractions.
Just a four hour drive to the north takes you to this natural wonder, leaving you plenty of time to explore the park.
Get away for a relaxing weekend at one of the local resorts among the red rocks, just a couple hours north of Phoenix.
Sin City is only six hours to the north, after a scenic drive through the desert, just across the Hoover Dam
Head a couple hours north up into the mountains for hiking, camping and skiing.
Many recreational opportunities are available on and around this lake, four hours to the west.