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Gilbert’s Trusted Car Rental Team

Do you have a heart for adventure? If so, consider taking in the diverse beauty of The Copper State from the seat of a trike motorcycle or car rental from AZ Backroad Rentals in Gilbert, AZ. From the beauty of the Sedona deserts to the magnificent landscapes surrounding the Grand Canyon and Humphrey’s Peak, Arizona offers destinations for all people and all seasons. If you’re struggling to decide where to spend your time, let us do the hard work for you. We’re happy to provide suggestions on how to make the most of your time in the beauty of nature.

Hand Selected Destinations

If you're wondering on where to take your rental, here are 10 of our favorite routes that you can choose from that will leave you with lasting memories and scenic views of the Arizona back roads. Included will be fun destinations and historic monuments that you don't want to miss!
Quick 6 run

Quick 6 run!

See the old mine of Miami and Globe and Grab some lunch at the Nurd Berger Café in Globe! Head south to Oracle while enjoying the Mountain View’s! Loop over to Florence by the prison and head back to Gilbert!

6 hour rental recommended 

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Route 66 Run

Route 66 Seligman run!

Through the Joshua trees you will see the Famous Route 66 of the small town of Seligman! Head back south down to Prescott to check out the Downtown and the Palace Restaurant & Saloon which is the oldest Saloon in Arizona! Head through the Valley and on up to Jerome for a hamburger at the famous Haunted Hamburger and stay at the Jerome Grand Hotel! Wake up early and head to Pine for a quick breakfast at 6:30 at the Early Bird Cafe and roll into Gilbert at 9am!

24 hour rental recommended 

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Grand Canyon Run

Grand Canyon Run!

See some of the best that Arizona has to offer. In this trip, you will see the woods, red rocks of Sedona, creeks, rivers, lakes, and the Grand Canyon to top it off! Stay the night in Flagstaff at the England House Bed and Breakfast and enjoy the cool weather!

24 hour and 6 hour rental recommended
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Poker Run

Poker run!

Head to Laughlin for a gambling night on the river and stay in one of the Casinos! Make sure you have dinner at the Salt Grass Steak House! Wake up and head back through Kingman and down through the Joshua Trees on your way back to Gilbert.

24 hour and 6 hour rental recommended

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Woods Run

Woods run!

Drive up through the woods to standing on the corner of Winslow Arizona! Have lunch at the Sipp Shop in Winslow and stop by to see the meteor that hit the ground in Northern Arizona 49,000 years ago. Then, pass through Flagstaff and enjoy the drive down the beautiful 89a Highway to Sedona for the night. Wake up early and make your way back down to Gilbert back in time for drop off.

24 hour rental recommended

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Mountain Run

Mountain Run!

If you like twist and turns and love the White Mountains, this is the ride for you! Rent a cabin in Hannagan Meadows, Alpine, Eager, or Show Low! On the way back, you can head down the scenic 260 to Payson and down the hill to Gilbert.

24 hour and 6 hour recommended 

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TOMBSTONE RUN!

Head down the back roads to Tombstone and watch a western gun fight at the O.K. Corral and grab some lunch at the Big Nose Kates Saloon! Then, head to Bisbee and catch a mine tour and stay at the Copper Queen. Next day, on your way back to Gilbert, stop at the Kartchner Caverns and take a tour of what lies beneath.

24 hour and 6 hour rental recommended 

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Outdoor adventure run!

This is a route with a stop in Flagstaff. You can either ride the ski lift at Snow Bowl or go Zip Lining at Flagstaff Extreme Adventure for two hours. A reservation in advance is needed. Then, continue down the 89a to Jerome and stay the night at the haunted Jerome Grand Hotel. Haunted Hamburger is the favorite for dinner, so be sure to stop and grab a bite. Next morning, wake up early and head back to Gilbert

24 hour rental recommended

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hunted run

    1. Old Miners Cemetery (Jerome)

    2. Jerome Grand Hotel (Jerome)

    3. Haunted Hamburger (Jerome)

    4. Spirit Room (Jerome)

    5. Palace Restaurant & Saloon (Prescott)

    6. Vulture Mine (Wickenburg)

    7. Casey Moore's Oyster House (Tempe)

    8. 24 hr rental recommended    

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    Slingshot on a country road
    Colorado Run
    4 CORNERS & COLORADO RUN!
    This is the Big One! Scenic routes in Colorado are amazing. With this one, you'll want to take the top off. This trip will take three to four days minimum depending on the stops you take. The 4 Corners & Colorado Run is a Polaris Slingshot dream. 
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    Book Your Vacation Journey With Us Today!

    When you’re ready to book your next outing, consider indulging in the grandeur and breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon State. At AZ Backroad Rentals, we want to help you make the most of your time in our backyard. Call us to learn more about our trike motorcycle and car rentals and to book yours today.

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