Arizona Highways Takes You On 'The Scenic Drive None Of Your Friends Have Done'

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 12:40pm
Updated: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 1:22pm

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John Burcham/Arizona Highways
Blake Ranch Road.

If you’ve been lamenting a summer spent indoors and away from friends, Noah Austin may be able to help you break out of your routine.

In the August edition of Arizona Highways magazine, Austin takes readers on a road trip with a few desert surprises — bonus points for giving us a 14-mile trip that doesn’t require visitors to brave the summer heat in addition to the pandemic. That’s because the Greenback Valley Road is a scenic drive that delivers mountain views and diverse wildlife from the comfort of your car.

The magazine dubs it the “scenic drive that none of your friends have ever done."

The Show spoke with him to find out what is so special about it, plus other drives you can do to see Arizona safely.

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Paul Gill/Arizona Highways
Greenback Valley Road.

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