If there is anything more enjoyable than taking a road trip this summer, it’s beating the Arizona heat. Every year, thousands of people get in their car, and with an explorer’s spirit, search for new places they have never been before. We encourage everyone who has never been to Show Low, Arizona, to make the trip this year! Here are ten reasons why you should travel up the mountain for your weekend getaway.
The first major reason why you should visit Show Low this year is all of the gorgeous, crisp water lakes they have to offer. Whether you’re traveling with your family or taking a solo trip with the dogs, there is a lake waiting for you to dive right into. A few of our most popular lakes are Fool Hollow Lake, Show Low Lake, and Big Lake.
The Bison Golf Club
Another fantastic reason why you should choose Show Low as your next travel destination is The Bison Golf Club. The charming Bison Golf Club is a semi-private course offering a stunning combination of 18 picturesque golf holes. Many of these holes snake through towering pine trees while others glide through a spacious, grand meadow. If you’re an avid golfer or even a first-timer, The Bison Golf Club is well worth the visit.
The Black Horse Brewery
Your next stop when you visit Show Low should be a family-owned brewery. For some, nothing brings down the temperature like an ice-cold craft beer, and Black Horse Brewery in Show Low Arizona has you covered. This brewery is family-owned and brews high-quality products for the true craft brew connoisseur. They have a nice collection that spans from classic German recipes to modern and unique blends. The Black Horse Brewery is a must-see stop when you visit Show Low Arizona.
Show Low Bluff Trail
Next on our list of reasons to visit Show Low Arizona is the fantastic views of Show Low Bluff Trail. If you like to take a nice walking trail that spans over wonderful green pastures, a crystal clear creek, and tall pine trees, this is for you. Make sure to bring a camera and snap photos of the beautiful green meadow, wildflowers, and grazing horses.
Charming Stores and Retail Locations
The fifth reason why you should take a trip to Show Low is to shop all of our charming stores and retail locations. We encourage all first-time visitors to check out the Chamber of Commerce to get all the information you need when visiting the town. We, of course, have to remind everyone of potential COVID-19 restrictions and that the Chamber of Commerce is the best place to go for more information.
Another important reason to make the trip is all the wonderful restaurants available in this magical town. Some of our local favorites would have to be, The House which features amazing one-of-a-kind weekly burgers that are a local favorite. The Lion’s Den which has something for everyone and a large selection of alcoholic beverages. Also, The Truck Stop is a family-friendly restaurant that has served the community for what feels like ages.
Peterson Porter Mountain Stables
We can’t talk about all the amazing things that Show Low has to offer without mentioning Peterson Porter Mountain Stables. This stable is family-owned and a true staple in the White Mountain community. This is one stop you won’t want to miss and Peterson Porter Mountain Stable is award-winning with numerous horse involved activities to take advantage of.
Second Knoll Target Range
If you share an affinity for wild west culture, as we do, then you want to visit Second Knoll Target Range. This is an Arizona Game & Fish range located in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest in the White Mountain Arizona. The range itself features a 100-yard public area that is kept clean, safe, and orderly. Whether you are a seasoned shooter, or you’re just starting out, the Second Knoll Target Range is a great place to visit.
Unity of the White Mountains
One of the last places you should try to squeeze into your trip is the Unity of the White Mountains. This location welcomes all spiritual seekers to join them in fellowship. Unity of the White Mountains is a warm and loving community made up of unique individuals from all walks of life. If you are looking for a spiritual getaway in the pines then this come as you are community is right for you.
Green Hills Patient Center
Finally, our last recommendation for a charming get-away to Show Low Arizona has to be Green Hills Patient Center! Likely to rank first on your own list, this dispensary has all the varieties of quality medicine you would expect from a big city store, served with the local charm of a small-town mountain shop. The staff is warm, always friendly, and knowledgeable. They have a passion for their work and their community and it shows! As a first time patient, not only will you take advantage of a one-time special, but you’ll receive custom memorabilia to remember your visit to Green Hills Patient Center. Make sure when you take your trip to the White Mountains, you stop by the one and only dispensary in town!