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Wonderful trip

You cannot go Arizona and not take this highway it is a very historic highway many stops along the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
clifton, tn
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Best scenery in the Sedona area!

We chose this road just because we were travelling from Clarkdale to Flagstaff and didn't realize... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
jeane R
Goodyear, Arizona
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One of only three historic Arizona roads recognized by the State of Arizona, Centered in Clarkdale. US Route 89A is plaqued with a historic 89A sign and the historic portion begins in Cottonwood, Arizona south to Clarkdale, Arizona and ends in...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Mileposts 343 - 353, Clarkdale, AZ 86324
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You cannot go Arizona and not take this highway it is a very historic highway many stops along the way. You’ll see much history traveling down the road

Thank chaplain1
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We chose this road just because we were travelling from Clarkdale to Flagstaff and didn't realize it would be so spectacular! Parts were curvy (people who get car sick should be prepared) and low speed made it take a while, but totally worth it. Driver...More

Thank jeane R
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A great route to take when dring up to I-40 on the way to New Mexico and points NE or East. Show Low is a very pleasant stop on the way.

Thank VVRR2015
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We took the drive on this historic route through the Ponderosa Pine Forest. The scenic views and forest cover are amazing. The Ponderosa trees are majestic and do get out to smell their cinnamon scents.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Took this drive from Sedona to Flagstaff in April and were thrilled by its beauty. The drive follows the river and the flowers and trees were magnificent! There is a rest stop along the way not to be missed. This rest stop has restrooms and...More

Thank Kentuckywoman1
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Attractive, bustling little town that respects their mining heritage and the hard work that went into the town's creation..

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 15 January 2018

One of our favorite road trips in Arizona is taking Historic Highway 89A from Prescott, Arizona and following it over Mingus Mountain, and to the historic towns of Jerome, Clarkdale and Cottonwood. The scenery is beautiful, with amazing views of the Verde Valley, Sycamore Canyon...More

Thank DeeAnn M
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We drove through here early in the morning and the place was deserted. However, the area was full of life in the evening with all the shops open and restaurants full of people. We're going back here in the evening to have dinner. It's a...More

Thank Rudy B
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I can only comment on the section of road from Prescott past Sedona. Was the scenery great? Yes but mostly by Sedona. The red hills are fantastic and Mother Nature is at her best. Prepare for zero humidity and dry eyes. The altitude didn't bother...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

You can truly immerse yourself in the Arizona landscape by traveling on this highway, taking you through plateaus, desert, forest, mountains, and canyons. You can visit old mining towns like Clarkdale & Jerome, which have many shops & restaurants to choose from. The 25-mile section...More

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