The Backroad Blog
Design your own Arizona road trip with Backroad Planet’s suggested destinations, activities, scenic drives & heritage railways, plus our exclusive planning resources.
Discover Arizona’s Verde Valley, a region with incredible scenic, historical, and outdoor attractions that make it the perfect destination for travelers of every kind.
Arizona’s Verde Canyon Railroad travels into the past, along the Verde River, through national forests and desert landscapes, to the ghost town of Perkinsville.
Experience the best Sedona scenic drives along the Red Rock Scenic Byway, the Oak Creek Canyon Scenic Road, and with Pink Adventure Tours.
Fun things to do in Winslow Arizona, include Route 66, Standin’ On the Corner Park, La Posada Hotel, a thriving arts scene, and amazing day trip destinations.
Experience a virtual drive through the Painted Desert & Petrified Forest National Park, and then use Backroad Planet’s guide to plan a road trip of your own.
Tour Flagstaff attractions on your own with six themed self-guided walking & driving tours, plus stops at the Museum of Northern Arizona and Lowell Observatory.
Don’t overlook three magnificent Flagstaff national monuments—Sunset Crater Volcano NM, Wupatki NM, and Walnut Canyon NM—when planning your Northern Arizona itinerary.
Take the train to Grand Canyon National Park! With Backroad Planet’s guide to the historic Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel in Williams, Arizona, you can make your national park visit an adventure.
Two national monuments, an experimental town, a legendary pie café, and more attractions to make your drive from Phoenix to Flagstaff, Arizona, an adventure.
Tour the interactive museum, research the archives, and walk 35-acres of gardens on a visit to the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library in Atlanta, Georgia.
Explore natural history, art history, and the history of disease control all in one day at three world-class Atlanta museums of history.