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H1 Hummer Adventure from Phoenix
"There’s a reason that the U.S. Army outfits its fleets with Humvees: They’re bold they’re versatile and they’re badass. The M998 Humvee is military-grade only but the Hummer H1 is the closest a civilian can get. This off-road vehicle is perfect for the rough-and-tumble tourist who prefers an up close and personal experience. Mud dirt water rocks—it’s all the same for the Hummer H1. Coast along desert trails high above the ground
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Self-Drive Twilight Tour through the Sonoran Desert
"Enjoy an exciting off-road adventure through the Sonoran Desert on this exclusive self-drive twilight tour! These two-seat desert cars are specifically designed for desert off-roading and are fitted with a safety roll cage seat belts and a fully automatic engine. The Sonoran Desert is one of the biggest deserts in North America covering large parts of the southwestern United States including Arizona and California. At sunset leave Fountain Hills (about 30 minutes east of the Phoenix-Scottsdale area) and embark on your thrilling self-drive adventure through the Sonoran Desert. Follow your guide through the rugged desert landscape by the light of your roof-mounted LED light ba washes and ridgelines with your passenger while admiring awesome views of the surrounding desert."""
From $199.00
 
U-Drive Desert Car Tour in the Sonoran Desert
"Centrally located near Scottsdale this is the best fun you can have in the dirt as you follow the desert trails through sandy washes and rocky creek beds eventually cresting a series of ridge lines. The result is an awesome view of the surrounding Sonoran Desert.You are in the driver's seat but your experienced guide will be with you all the way offering advice and instruction for a fun and safe couple of hours in the desert.The ""C2"" Desert car is a 2 seat vehicle fitted with a roll cage and seat belts.Important Note: E"""You and your tour guide will drive through some of the finest off road trails washes
From $147.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Apache Junction

Cholla Sticks to Anything/Eberything

I got a couple stuck to the rubber and leather of my boot. Oh, what a time to get it out by pulling, and hopefully not getting stuck in the hand. Maybe should have had a tool to pull out the spikes....
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BruceDunning
Jan 02, 2011

Cattle are on the Side Roads off Apache Trail

There are open range grazing for some area in Superstition Mtn area. This is not fenced, so driving must be slow enough to be able to stop if you see them in the road. The cattle do not move, and area...
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BruceDunning
Jan 02, 2011

Hwy 88-Curvy for 20+ MIles

This has continuous curves and sharp hairpin turns, switchbacks and general dangerous driving. For the first 22 miles in getting to Tortilla Flats, it took us about 45 minutes to get there. Being a...
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BruceDunning
Jan 02, 2011

Road Closed-Often and Unexpected

Working on the road is a constant job for the State. They washouts near Apache Lake must be frequent, and I read that after getting to mile marker 222 ending at Fish Creek, the road becomes mostly one...
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BruceDunning
Jan 02, 2011

Tonto Pass Mandatory in some Areas

This is required in all Arizona State Parks and areas administered by Forest Service. There are exceptions, but the penalty to guess and get a ticket is steep. The pass costs $6. The fine runs...
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BruceDunning
Jan 02, 2011

Hwy 88-Apache Trail-Dangerous When Rains

There were warnings of flooding for the north side of Apache Trail road-nee Hwy 88. We crossed about 6-8 spots where the creekbed wash comes over the road, and some were deep. It did not rain while we...
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Dec 29, 2010
 
 
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Bees Will Sting for Water

During my hiking treks, I encountered bees-sweat bees, I guess you call them. They are a nuisance, and flying around your head. Swatting them away makes them angry. They are looking for water/sweat...
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BruceDunning
Dec 29, 2010

Peralta Rd Rough-Bumpy

This road is not maintained much for the last 12 miles to get to the trailhead. It has ripples and rough rock, with some wash out. YOu can make it in a regular vehicle, but go slow.
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Dec 29, 2010

Top Hotels in Apache Junction

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1101 W. Apache Trail, (formerly Holiday Inn Express), Apache Junction, Arizona, 85220, United States
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6100 S Kings Ranch Road, Apache Junction, Arizona, 85219, United States
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8333 E Sunrise Sky Dr, Apache Junction, Arizona, 85218-2992, United States
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251 EAST 29TH AVE, Apache Junction, AZ 85219
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Top Things to Do in Apache Junction

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Superstition Mountain Museum

This large old barn is located to the left of the museum. Attached to the barn was a working blacksmith. Inside the barn is Charlie's General Store which is very small and good for a snack. The rest...
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Lost Dutchman Mine Memorial

This small memorial is dedicated to the infamous Lost Dutchman Mine. Interesting to have a memorial for something that may not have existed. For many year until present, people have come from all over...
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Top 5 Apache Junction Writers

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BruceDunning

"Mobile home/RV trailer haven"
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Bwana_Brown

"Tonto National Forest"
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Basaic

"Basaic Apache Junction Page"
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jumpingnorman

"Jumping Around Apache Junction!"
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blueskyjohn

"Apache Junction"
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