APACHE TRAIL is Arizona's Oldest Highway
State Route 88 celebrates 100 years as the "Apache Trail"
Only at these two locations can you find everything you'll need before starting the amazing journey on Arizona's Oldest and most Ancient Highway.
Be sure to download a printable version of the Apache Trail map on the left before starting your adventure!
Superstition Mountain Heritage Days January 17 and 18, 2015
The 6th annual Superstition Mountain Heritage Days & Apacheland Reunion celebrates 55 years since being established in early 1959. The 12-acre site at the base of the mountains hosts a slew of entertainers, from Hollywood actor and star of Audie Murphy’s ‘Arizona Raiders' Michael Dante, the Apache Yellow Bird Dancers and Teton Ken as 'The Dutchman' himself, Jacob Waltz and Cement Bootprints of the Stars, wild-west gunfights and stuntmen.
Renaissance Festival every Sat & Sun - February 7 to March 29, 2015
Don’t miss your BEST Day Out in History at the 27th annual Arizona Renaissance Festival! The King and Queen are busy planning raucous revelry for 2015! Like us on Facebook to get the latest news, enter contests and stay in touch while plans are underway for various festivities. Please check our Special Events page for more information. Saturdays and Sundays February 7 - March 29, 2015. Escape to the Arizona Renaissance Festival where pleasure and celebration are the only orders of the day as decreed by the King! The Arizona Renaissance Festival is one of the largest of the Renaissance events in the nation because it is really five Festivals all rolled into a giant, costumed fantasy village with 13 Stages of Continuous Live Entertainment, Outdoor Circus, Medieval Arts & Crafts Fair, Jousting Tournament with Three Performances Each Day, and Day-Long Feasts east of Gold Canyon, Arizona on US-60.
Apache Trail Tours | Website | (480) 982-7661
4650 N. Mammoth Mine Rd, Apache Junction, AZ 85119
The most ancient highway in all of North America, the Apache Trail flaunts its irresistible beauty with mighty canyons, jagged mountain peaks, and sparkling desert lakes while exuding the flavor and romance of the old West. As one of the most scenic drives in the country, it is also one of the most dangerous. You can enjoy it worry free as our experienced and knowledgeable tour guides weave the trails and tales that make this land so intriguing!
Superstition Mountain Museum | Website | (480) 983-4888
4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ 85119
The 12.5 acre Museum site offers untold photo opportunities with it’s reproductions of 19th Century businesses including a Wells Fargo office, stage coach stop, barber shop, assay office and other displays of authentic relics of the 1800′s. Visibly marked nature walks crisscross the areas surrounding the museum buildings, all located at the base of the West Wall of the beautiful Superstition Mountain… a one of a kind location.
Filly's Roadhouse | Website | (480) 671-3056
1615 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 85119
If you take the time to mosey down Apache Trail (SR 88) on your way to Canyon Lake, you will pass Filly’s Roadhouse. It isn’t the biggest place around nor is it the fanciest but it sure is a place to kick back and enjoy some fun in the sun. The patio which is tucked behind the restaurant is everyone’s favorite spot to kick back and enjoy an afternoon of eating, drinking and dancing sprinkled with lots of laughter and good times. Bring your family, bring your friends and get ready to let your hair down. This is country at its finest!
Hitching Post Pub | Website | (480) 983-8800
2341 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 85119
The Hitching Post Pizza Pub is located at the corner of Highway 88 and Lost Dutchman (Brown) on the way out to Canyon Lake. We are famously known for our hand-tossed homemade pizza and delicious chicken! How could anyone miss out on live entertainment 6 to 7 nights a week, good food, cold drinks, and a great staff? Come on out and join the fun, it will be hard to miss us with our giant chicken on the front patio! The Hitching Post 2 is open in Gold Canyon along Kings Ranch Road right next to the golf course!