When most people think about Arizona, they think of desert heat. But WorldMark at Pinetop, located 7,800 feet up in the White Mountains, is more akin to Colorado. Among lakes, streams, and the largest stand of ponderosa pine in the world, your resort at Pinetop is surrounded with year-round recreational opportunities. Resort amenities are outdoor swimming pool, outdoor children's pool, two outdoor spas (uncovered), snowboarding, Sun Rise Ski Park, sport court, tennis court, outdoor children's play area, fitness center, pool table, arcade games, horseshoe pit, tetherball, foosball, ping-pong, and shared computer with Internet. With bird watching, fishing, golf, shopping and stargazing—and that's just for starters—you can fill your days and evenings with the honest pleasures of life. Visiting the White Mountains area, you may even feel like you've stepped back in time as you experience the charm of a simpler, nicer America. Local activities include more than 50 alpine lakes, 500 miles of streams, historic Fort Apache, Sunrise Park Resort, Casa Malpais archeological ruins, Petrified Forest and Painted Desert, fishing, boating, golf, and downhill skiing.
Another beautiful resort is Roundhouse Resort. Noted for its beautiful scenery and historic sites, the Sitgreaves National Forest in Arizona's White Mountains is the quiet, relaxed setting for Roundhouse Resort. Grand Canyon National Park, Petrified Forest National Park, and the Painted Desert are less than a five-hour drive away. The resort's recreation center boasts an indoor pool, whirlpool, and racquetball court. Sunrise ski area, about 25 miles from the resort, offers 60 trails and vertical drops of 1,800 feet. In warmer months, enjoy trout fishing, tennis, hiking, and horseback riding. The golf course is closed in winter months.