Four-Wheeling in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe
Taking a jeep through the backcountry has become a popular way to experience the desert's saguaro-covered mountains and curious rock formations. Prices start at around $100 per person.
Desert Dog Hummer Adventures. This operator heads out on half- and full-day Humvee tours to the Four Peaks Wilderness Area in Tonto National Forest and the Sonoran Desert. U-Drive desert cars and ATV tours are also available. 480/837–3966. www.azadventures.com.
Wayward Wind Tours. This operator ventures down to the Verde River on its own trail and offers wilderness cookouts for large groups. 602/867–7825 or 800/804–0480. www.waywardwindtours.com.
Wild West Jeep Tours. Special permits allow Wild West Jeep Tours to conduct four-wheeler excursions in the Tonto National Forest, which, in addition to a wild ride, lets you also visit visit thousand-year-old Indian sites. 480/922–0144. www.wildwestjeeptours.com.
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