There is something about Globe, AZ. A glance at an Arizona map shows a literal vortex of highways and byways intersecting through Globe, indicative also of the cultural diversity and complex history that is interwoven through the fabric of the city. In a state where everyone is from somewhere else, Globe exemplifies pride in Arizona’s statehood with a memory that spans generations.
Globe has a rich history; one that embodies the true essence of all that is or once was Arizona. From mining to ranching and Mexican food to indigenous Apache artwork, the diversity of cultures can be seen in everything from Globe’s architecture to its world-renowned cuisine. Arizona’s character permeates through the Globe experience in every way. For the thousands of families that plan weekend getaways from the Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas to Globe each year, the scenic drive that serves as a gateway into the City provides spectacular views of Arizona terrain. As you enter the City, the magnitude of mining’s importance to the area is immediately apparent in the tailings that provide an impressive community backdrop. Should you happen upon Globe during one of their signature annual events, you’re likely to be hanging out in Historic Downtown where the train tracks still resonate with sounds of what was once a booming economy, and the old Courthouse and Jailhouse tell stories in their own way of a remarkable past.
If an authentic Arizona experience is what you seek, Globe is Arizona to the core. Escape the heat and experience Globe’s cultural, historical and recreational treasures.
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Arts & Culture (Recommended up to 2)
Evident from the numerous murals guiding drivers into town, the Globe-Miami community fully embraces visual and performing arts whenever possible. From artist residencies to open mic nights, you are sure to discover a new artistic venture upon every stroll.
Bullion Plaza Cultural Center & Museum and local businesses hosted students from The School of Architecture at Taliesin to facilitate a creative outdoor mural project. Travelers can enjoy 18 different mural sites along the US 60 corridor.
Nja Onê (En-jah Oh-nee) is an internationally-recognized artist based on her mixed media, sculptures, vases, murals, book illustrations, and jewelry. Stop by her gallery to view her art, take a class, or partake in Open Mic Night!
Inside the Historic Gila County Courthouse, CVCA is Globe-Miami's hub for music, theater, ceramics, pottery and more. Through a group of volunteers, CVCA provides opportunities for the community to engage in performing and fine arts.
Music sits at the heart of this community, with musicians of all genres fueling the vibrant music scene. The Association organizes a series of classical musicians and concerts annually, sharing the beauty of the most skilled musicians.
Located in Miami’s historic downtown district, Jim Coates Gallery remains a hub for fine art and music. The Studio Cafe is open at the discretion of the owner, hosting occasional open mic nights for the community.
Miami Art Works hosts resident, working artists from around the world. This artist collective, hosts routine music, art, and community events throughout the year, with a fine art gallery and art studios in their downtown location.
This artsy mother and daughter duo have created a unique experience in the historic mining community. Discover unique, abstract pieces derived from scraps of locally mined copper. Visit their website for a sneak peek of their art and gifts!
This is a treasure trove to explore by a purveyor of carefully curated renovated antique radios and phonographs.
History, Heritage, & Tradition (Recommended up to 4)
As Globe-Miami continues to develop into an artistic and entrepreneurial hub, the preservation and celebratory embrace of their rich history and culture can be found throughout the community.
Visitors are given access to explore on a self-guided tour, wander through a museum with a large collection of pottery and artifacts, experience the botanical gardens, and get a glimpse at the lifestyle of the area’s original people’s.
This museum provides exhibits, education programs, collections, publications, and outreach programs designed to showcase the culturally diverse history, human experience, and explore the natural environment unique to Globe-Miami.
The research library is a comprehensive vault of Arizona’s history and one of the best places to find information on lost relatives or the local mining industry. Exhibits include Native American displays, the Newspaper Room, and a ranching exhibit just to name a few.
Join a chauffeured tour of some of Globe’s oldest homes at this annual event, learn about the history, the people, and the stories that make this area so fascinating. Tours can be combined with a historic tour of the Globe Cemetery.
Wine & Dine (Recommended up to 4)
It’s highly recommended to bring a full appetite when traveling to Globe-Miami. With a history deeply rooted in Mexican, Slavik, and Native American culture, the restaurants, bars, and cafes of Cobre Valley embody authentically cultural and unique twists.
This restaurant serves up the finest handcrafted Asian cuisine. They use top quality products and all natural fresh ingredients with a menu that encompasses the best selections of the Asian Pacific Rim culinary arts.
An indoor/outdoor space on Broad Street, Chef John Wong offers a creative menu, fun specials and a great selection on tap.
Located in Miami, Burger House pairs delicious burgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches with Jack’s Famous Fries, which they suggest washing down with a malt, shake, or cherry coke. Did we mention their famous Seasoned Salt?
Serving up burgers, sandwiches, pasta, salads, dinner entrees, and desserts, Copper Bistro also offers a full bar and daily lunch and dinner specials.
Visit a community hot spot for breakfast and lunch! Offering daily specials and off-menu items, The Copper Hen will have something for every appetite. Stop by during your visit to Downtown Globe.
One of Globe's favorite pizza places, DeMarco's has an eclectic menu featuring savory pies, salads, sandwiches, and pastas. Try the lobster ravioli and make sure to finish your meal with a scoop or two of ice cream
This friendly bar is home to many traveling bikers and amazing hot wings. The Drift Inn has been a historical saloon since 1902. So you’re sure to hear a few ghost stories among lively conversations with locals.
Globe’s neighborhood pub, offering craft beer, oversized Jenga and off-track betting. Hours are Wednesday-Sunday from Noon to ‘Close’.
This Market is dedicated to serving fresh, locally grown produce, a variety of hand-made craft items, and a fun, family atmosphere. The market is open every Saturday from June to October from 8:00 - 11:00 am.
A local staple for pizza by the slice for over 40 years. They also have calzones and that heavenly, crunchy, crushed ice. Whether you need 5 large pizzas or just one slice, this is the spot!
This unique spot offers retro video games and memorabilia. Come in and embrace your inner nerd while enjoying some of the best American Grill fare Globe has to offer.
The tasty menu in a classic soda fountain setting is just the start. Events abound at this downtown Miami spot.
A favorite of Globe-Miami residents, Vida’s delicious coffee and morning pastries along with cozy seating and wi-fi make it a great meeting place. With two locations, be sure to stop by one!
A jewel amidst the cacti and mining hills, this boutique vineyard is one-of-a-kind! Drop by the tasting room for $10 flights, and don’t forget your furry friends - as the name suggests, dogs aren’t just welcomed, they’re encouraged!
Outdoor Sports & Recreation (Recommended up to 2)
Situated in the picturesque Cobre Valley, Globe-Miami has become a destination for outdoor recreation and scenic views. With access to the Salt River Canyon, Tonto national park, diverse mountain ranges, and vivid night skies, the valley will keep you active no matter what the season.
Formerly the Cobre Valley Country Club, the newly-renovated recreation center is located in the heart of Miami, Arizona. It boasts a 9 hole golf course, state-of-the-art fitness center, courts, lounge, rental space, and a seasonal pool.
Rent an e-bike year-round, or kayaks and sup-boards from May to September. This unique business was started by a lifelong community member who fell in love with mountain biking in the region and wanted to share his passion with everyone.
This park offers many amenities, including a “boneyard” of historic mining artifacts, two large picnic pavilions, 35+ educational signs, and a shaded ramada. This is the perfect spot for hiking, picnicking, and frisbee golf.
This park provides over 6.7 miles of trails with scenic vistas, ramadas, benches, and a visitors center. For all levels of hikers or walkers, this area is prized for its natural beauty. Take the West Trail hike for the best views of Globe.
Visit in spring to see blooming flowers! Drive along Highway 60 heading east from the Valley or Highway 77 heading north from Tucson to see poppies. For a mountain trail, check out Six Shooter, Ferndell, Ice House and Telephone Trails.
Experience the incredible scenery and whitewater rafting of Arizona’s hidden gem. With trip options ranging from 1-5 days, the experience is ideal for groups, experienced or inexperienced! Plan your visit during March-May.
The place boasts millions of acres of desert, mountains, canyons, lakes, and unlimited recreational experiences throughout the year. If you’re looking for camping, fishing, boating, hunting, or a beautiful scenic drive, look no further!
This spot offers a multitude of options for all outdoor enthusiasts. The diversity of the land provides habitats for bird species and mammals that include Coati, squirrel, javelina, bobcats, and occasionally Mountain Lions.
Local Lodging (Recommended up to 2)
With a number of opportunities to experience something new and assets to explore, visitors might be looking to spend a few nights in Globe-Miami. The community offers several lodging options for individuals looking for a locally-owned, welcoming and relaxing experience.
If play, adrenaline, and entertainment are more your speed, book a room at this fun, down to earth resort. Finish your full visit with a peaceful night's sleep in one of the rooms just a short walk away from the bus thing casino.
This charming bed & breakfast located in Historic Downtown Globe is a wonderful place to stay when visiting this historic community. Enjoy walkable access to all the fun and unique downtown businesses and an overall outstanding experience.
This Miami bed & breakfast offers a fun and unique experience. From the freedom to “Fix Your Own d#%! Breakfast” and the pleasure of enjoying complimentary early evening wine and cheese. This business also offers extended stay options.
Any visitor looking to stay cool should definitely consider a stay at this diverse cabin resort that sits minutes away from Roosevelt Lake. Both the RV sites and cabins offer all the amenities and conveniences to keep you coming back.