See our Mini Cooper in the distance (lower left of photo)?!
If you check out Yelp or TripAdvisor, taking this road trip near the Phoenix area is highly recommended as it has "incredible view of canyons, geologic formations, desert plants and trees, desert and lake views, and wildflowers in season" –About.com Travel.
There’s plenty of places to stop along the drive:
The Apache Trail's famous Circle Route (120-mile scenic route) begins and ends in Apache Junction, Arizona.
Sunny – High 75°F Low 46°F
Warning: If you easily get car sick, I would volunteer to drive this route as there’s a lot of switchbacks! Hiking to get a few nice pictures of our Apache Trail Scenic Drive… while watching out for snakes!
Elvis Presley Memorial Chapel where he filmed – Charro! (1969)
Catching a stagecoach at the Superstition Mountain Museum
A wonderful, giant saguaro cactus and what it looks like when it dies.
Movie Filmed at Apacheland Movie Land - "Gambler" with Kenny Rogers, Linda Evans and Bruce Boxleitner