Beeline Cruise-In Car Show 

This annual car show features a variety of activities for car enthusiasts, including a cruise around town, food, and entertainment. Register your car, or just come to browse, eat, and dance! 

Rim Country Quilt Roundup

First celebrated in 2005, this event has become a favorite of Southwestern and Canadian quilters. Enter your own work, or come to browse what others have created and check out a demo of this traditional, but still contemporary, craft. Keep an eye out for quilters’ retreats and other celebrations of this time-honored craft that happen throughout the year. 

El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

Indulge in fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine, including freshly made guacamole, carne asada, and street tacos. Save room for their delicious dessert menu, featuring churros, fried ice cream, and sopapillas. 

Kohl’s Ranch Lodge (by Diamond Resorts)

Experience true peace while staying at Kohl’s Ranch Lodge, situated conveniently near the Mogollon Rim. The Mountain Lodge style and warm, welcoming atmosphere will make it feel like your home away from home. 

Payson Campground

Spend a night under the stars at Payson campground! Whether you’re in a tent or an RV, you can connect to nature amongst pine trees, clean air and beautiful weather. 

Cabins on Main Street

In a mountain town like Payson, cabins are a must-stay to get the full experience. Be a guest at one of three luxury cabins on historic Main Street Payson. While you’re there, you may even catch elk or other wildlife wandering nearby. 

The Majestic Mountain Inn

Voted “Best in The Rim” for hospitality, book the Majestic Mountain Inn for a cozy stay and access to a variety of amenities from a seasonal heated pool, laundry units, barbeque pits, and patios. 

Mazatzal Hotel & Casino

Stay at this all-suite hotel with mountain views and the friendliest staff, and try your luck with slot machines or table games. With Cedar Ridge Restaurant and The Grille on site, find anything from fine dining to fast casual. 

Shoofly Village Ruin/Shoofly Indian Archaeological Site

Step into the ancient past and discover the wonder and innovation of the indigenous peoples of the region. This site, believed to have been occupied A.D. 1000-1250, was a village that had a massive stone wall and dozens of rooms. 

Sawmill Crossing and Theaters

Catch a movie and experience history! You can actually hear this history, with sawmill whistles going off at eight, noon, and five o’clock. These sounds used to signal breaks to the sawmill workers that were the backbone of the town of Payson.