There’s a feeling you get when a unique opportunity has just passed you by; that something (or some place) extraordinary is tugging at the back of your mind, waiting to be discovered. Superior, AZ is that place. Tucked into the breathtaking backdrop of the Pinal Mountains along U.S. 60, Superior is home to some of Arizona’s most beautiful trail systems, inspirational scenery and a community profoundly committed to its next generation. 

Although its history and future may be deeply embedded in copper, the heart of this community will always be family...and everyone is family. As you walk through town, it is not uncommon to see local residents chatting along Main Street, congregating at Little League games or socializing over a cool beverage in the park. Each person in the community feels a sense of ownership and dedication to contributing to positive growth for Superior. Those who have lived in the town for generations are known to be strong-willed, adaptive, and tenacious; having always worked together to build up their community despite having very few resources to do so. Superior is a place of peace with a sense of security and an air of ambition that inspires and energizes all who visit.

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arts & culture

Superior is a place where history is celebrated through art. When you visit Superior, you’ll find a plethora of outlets for artistic representation of Arizona’s history and the beauty of our heritage. Whether you’re into art galleries or antiquing, Superior has a variety of options to appreciate the Arts.

PHOTO CREDIT: Cat Brown

PHOTO CREDIT: Cat Brown

OUTDOOR SPORTS & RECREATION

Superior is an outdoor enthusiasts dream! With destination locations like the Boyce Thompson Arboretum and an expansive landscape offering beautiful vistas along hiking, biking and rock climbing paths, Superior is one of Arizona’s best locations to experience the outdoors.

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wine & dine

In a town of less than 3000 people, you may not expect to find a wide variety of food options; but in Superior everything is a surprise! Within an hour of Phoenix, Superior may be one of the best kept secrets for dining experiences across the state. From fresh food markets to unique dining spaces featuring menus full of family recipes, Superior is a fantastic place to get a tasty meal.

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events

If you enjoy experiencing local events with small town locals, Superior is a wonderful place to escape the heat and participate with the community. In Superior, you’ll find food-forward events like the Prickly Pear Festival, along with the Farmers Market and other community-driven experiences that celebrate the Superior lifestyle.

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entrepreneurial Opportunities

In recent months, there has been a lot of investment interest and actual commitment to the growth of the Superior community. Within a few years, community growth will be seen with the development of the mining industry which poses a variety of opportunities to capitalize on current and future community needs. The following businesses have been identified by Superior locals as opportunities that exist for those with an entrepreneurial spirit.