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Wellness Classes at Gila Community College

Arizona has long been known for being a wellness mecca. In Globe, the local Gila Community College (GCC) offers a variety of no-credit community classes. It’s a great way to meet people, get and stay healthy, and explore a number of wellness classes at an affordable price. Perfect for extended stay guests, there’s no better…

Globe Ranked One of the Top Creative Communities in AZ

The Arizona Commission for the Arts selected the top nine Arizona “creative communities” in 2017 for an inaugural project, and Globe is included in the list. The 12-month collaborative learning program is led by experts in creative engagement. Hosted by the Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (HIDA) and the Southwest…

Guayo’s on the Trail

The most-reviewed and highest-ranked Mexican restaurant in Globe is well worth a visit. At Guayo’s on the Trail, you’ll be treated to authentic Mexican and Sonoran fusion cuisine with plenty of kick. Famous for their “monster arrow” of neon that’s impossible to miss, it’s easy to find your way to Guayo’s at 2251 N. AZ…

Campgrounds in Globe

It takes a seriously rugged outdoors-person to want to camp in Globe during the winter—that’s why our version of “glamping” is so attractive. After spending a night or two in the great outdoors, you’re welcomed back to a warm, welcoming guestroom with all the comforts of home. Some guests even “camp” during the day to…

Sleeping Beauty Turquoise

The Sleeping Beauty Turquoise mine is home to some of the most stunning turquoise in the world. Located right outside Globe, it’s named after the rock formation which suggests a woman asleep on her back. Although the mine was closed in 2012, it remains a landmark and a popular place to visit if only for…

Cobre Valley Center for the Arts

Whether you’re looking for the best in local performances, exhibitions or holiday events, the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts is close to your Globe hotel and a gorgeous events center. The Old Gila County Courthouse was restored and turned into the non-profit arts mecca. Thanks to hundreds of volunteer hours, the century-old building is…

Thanksgiving in Globe

Traveling in Globe for Thanksgiving weekend? It may not feel like winter is around the corner when you’re in Arizona, but you’ll be whisked away to a classic holiday at one of the town’s traditional Thanksgiving feasts. Judy’s Cookhouse is one of just a handful of restaurants open during the holiday, and throughout the month…

Jammerz (Get Your Jam On)

The popular live music venue and bar features 10-foot jumbo screens so you can catch your favorite game along with a sprawling outdoor patio. Take advantage of the cooler late-autumn weather while you try out a special concoction the bartender will whip up just for you. It’s the watering hole of locals and travelers alike…

Old Globe Cemetery

Globe is home to quaint, old fashioned Halloween celebrations including the downtown nostalgic festival—but locals know the real way to spend the haunting season is at the cemetery. The old town cemetery provides a link to the past as you walk through the grounds, reading the headstones and learning about the city’s history. The “burial…

Superstition Mountains

Looking for a hauntingly suitable day trip during your October Globe getaway? The nearby Superstition Mountains, nicknamed “The Superstitions” by locals, is just east of the Phoenix area. The large mountain range is popular for hiking, mountain biking and outdoor adventure. Part of the Superstition Wilderness Area, you’ll find a variety of features like Weavers…