Anyway one of our first excursions was to drive the Apache Trail in the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix.
There are some interesting stops along the way including Goldfield, a recreated mining town.
There is still an active gold mine here, although not mined regularly.
Brittany about to go into the gunfighter's saloon!
Another sight along the way is Canyon Lake. The surrounding area is very dry with scrubby underbrush.
The road turned to gravel along the way, not too bad here, well graded.
Now here is a sharp turn!
And that is the trail down there, the well graded gravel changed to a very bumpy dirt road.
More of Arizona to come soon!