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.