A peaceful feeling comes over you as you approach Superior, a proud forward-thinking community greets you as one of their own. It’s easy to breathe deeply here as you gently unwind into this colorful place. From a world-renowned living botanical museum to a rich and long history in mining, to budding art and culinary scene — Superior is in full bloom.
Whether you are in the mood for casual hiking and birding or a heart-pumping outdoor experience you are in the right place. With a commitment to the next generation, the community here is ripe for entrepreneurs and creatives to come and make their mark. So go ahead and let your adventurous side lead you into the stunning, rugged beauty that is Superior.
GETTING TO SUPERIOR
Superior is a premier Arizona travel destination just 70 miles east of Phoenix and the same distance north of Tucson. The town is nestled in a rugged pristine mountainous setting within the Tonto National Forest at an elevation of 2,882 feet and is surrounded by peaks such as Iron Mountain at 6,056 feet. Explore the contour map below to get a feeling of the topography of Superior!
Superior's small town, neighborly values have strengthened our community's resolve to remain even more focused on what makes us a special community during these challenging times. Throughout our entire storied history, Superior has been a community that cares about one another - long-time, multi-generational residents, as well as newcomers.
As we all unite to protect ourselves, our families, and our neighbors from the ravages of the coronavirus, we are committed to adhering to the guidances from federal and state government, and ask that our visitors and patrons do the same.
If you are sick, stay at home
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
Avoid close contact by keeping a distance of at least 6 feet from those around you
Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others
Cover coughs and sneezes
Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily