Things to Do in Pinetop-Lakeside With Kids

Things to Do in Pinetop-Lakeside With Kids. Pinetop-Lakeside is a popular getaway spot in Arizona and we love these two little side-by-side towns! Just 3 hours from Phoenix can bring you cooler temps, pine trees, and some super fun family activities and restaurants. Show Low is also nearby, and offers some great activities, or you can travel about 40 minutes further east to Greer. This area of Arizona is beautiful any time of the year!

Here are our top favorites!

White Mountain Nature Center – hiking trails, nature programs, workshops

Woodland Lake Park – playground, lake with walking trail

Mountain Meadows Park – playground

White Mountain Family Fun Park – family-friendly go-karts, mini-golf, laser maze, and arcade

Porter Mountain Stables – horseback riding

Blue Ridge Cave Trail – 6.6 miles in and out, easy, go 1.5 miles to the creek

Things to Do in Pinetop-Lakeside With Kids

Springs Trail – 3.4 mile loop, easy

Where to Eat: Long Wongs, Darbi’s Cafe, Red Devil Restaurant, The Bistro at Annie’s, The Pinetop Coffee House; groceries from Eddie’s Country Store

Where to Stay: Buck Springs Resort (cabins)

More great day trip ideas can be found here!

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  • Jana is a homeschooling mother of three children, and lives in Scottsdale with her husband, Chris. She enjoys traveling, reading and coffee. Follow @phoenixwithkids on Instagram for daily photos around Phoenix!

Jana is a homeschooling mother of three children, and lives in Scottsdale with her husband, Chris. She enjoys traveling, reading and coffee. Follow @phoenixwithkids on Instagram for daily photos around Phoenix!

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