If you’re planning your Apache Junction trip at the beginning of the year, you won’t want to miss the Lost Dutchman Days annual event. From carnival attractions and rides to a rodeo, there is plenty of fun for all ages!
Location: History, Heritage & Tradition
Historic State Route 88 Drive to Tortilla Flat
Also known as the Apache Trial, State Route 88 is perfect for those who like road trips. This drive is one of the most scenic in the state, and make sure to stop at Tortilla Flat! This is the perfect stop for vintage buildings, snacks, and souvenirs!
Apache Junction Visitor’s Center
Need help identifying what to do first? The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce is the sixth most visited center in the state. Any of the 20 volunteers are experts on the area and can assist you create your dream adventure in AJ.
The Dons Monument
The Dons Monument, dedicated to the Lost Dutchman, is the oldest structure in Apache Junction. This monument is near other historical sights, so you won’t want to miss it!
Superstition Mountain Museum
The Superstition Mountain Museum offers a myriad of attractions from a miner’s shack, an old barn, a picturesque chapel, and more! You can also stop inside for exhibits like the Lost Dutchman exhibit or do some shopping at the museum store!
Photo: Stephen Botel
Goldfield Ghost Town
Ever wanted to experience the wild west? Goldfield Ghost Town is a must-see experience filled with historic buildings, unique shops, a saloon, and a wild west gunfight. You can also pan for gold or ride AZ’s only narrow gauge train!