North Central Arizona


Founded in 1912, Clarkdale, Arizona began as a company town. Three museums celebrate the Town’s mining past. The Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum houses official archives, the Arizona Copper Art Museum features pieces from around the world and the John Bell Museum includes exhibits of a heritage railroad’s great history. The Verde Canyon Railroad offers excursion tours along the original railroad line. Visitors enjoy kayaking the Verde River, wine tasting and delicacies from local chefs. Home to Tuzigoot National Monument, Clarkdale entices with glimpses into her colorful past. Visit the Town of Clarkdale, 928-639-2500 or


Payson/Rim Country

Payson is one of Arizona’s Jewels, located at the base of the Majestic Mogollon Rim and offers travelers access to hundreds of miles of Hiking and Mountain Biking trails. Drop a line in any of the trout streams or lakes or just relax and enjoy a beautiful sunset! Surrounded by the largest stand of Ponderosa Pine Forest in the world, Payson is a year-round outdoor lover’s paradise. Payson is only 90 miles from Metro Phoenix and 20 degrees cooler. Plan your visit online at


The White Mountains

The White Mountains offers some of the world’s largest stand of ponderosa pines to world-class freshwater fishing, this is True Arizona. Discover cool mountain air, crystal clear streams and stunning vistas. Hike a trail or ride a horse! Explore historic Arizona or just sit back and enjoy the tranquil pace of Arizona’s high-country. Visit