- Our list of the best things to do in Payson, Arizona, features the top 15 nearby activities — including 5 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Payson, AZ has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sports & Fitness, Museums & Galleries, and Food & Drink.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Payson, AZ
91% 173 votes
34631 N Tom Darlington Dr, Carefree, AZ 85377 MoreLess Info
The Boulders Resort Golf Club offers guests the opportunity to play on two 18 hole golf courses. This Waldorf Astoria location also offers fine lodging and dining opportunities for guests that wish to stay in the area.
Covering 150 acres, Pinnacle Peak Park is visited annually by more than 200,000 people. It is very popular among wildlife watchers, with many species being spotted, including in here coyotes, bobcats, various species of snakes, mule deer, and others.
Visitors can experience private trail rides on a wide variety of trails at Equinature. The trails offer a multitude of scenic views and Equinature features several experienced guides for their 3 hour and half day trips.
Sitting on the banks of the Verde River, Alcantara Vineyards grows 12 grape varietals and has over 19,000 individual plants. The tasting room offers flights of wine and cheese throughout the week, and full meals are available on weekends.
The Cottonwood branch of Thousand Trails is an RV park resort that features many hookups with power and sewer, bathrooms with hot running water, and other amenities including rental cabins and a restaurant in the clubhouse.
Founded with adventurous tourists in mind, Desert Belle Cruises offers a unique way to explore Saguaro Lake. The double-decker tour boats have open sides and are very stable in the water, minimizing the risk of sea-sickness.
Offering over two dozen varieties of wines, Merkin Vineyards LLC is owned by rock artist Maynard James Keenan. The tasting room offers visitors the opportunity to sample both red and white wines produced at the vineyard.
100% 2 votes
6414 E Calle de Las Estrellas, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 MoreLess Info
Providing kids with a close up look at many fun animals, My Petting Zoo, LLC is an ideal destination for families. At this farm the kids can feed, brush and pet the animals. Pony rides are also possible.