"Mobile home/RV trailer haven" Top 5 Page for this destination Apache Junction by BruceDunning
Apache Junction Travel Guide: 51 reviews and 206 photos
This is truly a bedroom community and transient people and snowbirds flock to here because of the cheap living. There is no style, or elegance to be found in this town. It has allowed mobile homes to take over, and I do not recall seeing any actual residential home in the town.
It has a population of about 40,000, and my guess is 80% would be retired snowbirds from the north, either living here year round, or coming for 3-6 months.
Called the Wilderness territory, no roads go through the large preserved area. Access is form the fringes, and the overall length of the range is about 40 miles long and 30 miles high.
They try to welcome the tourist type, but suspect most business comes from those who live there. There are not any tourist type things to see/do in the town itself. There are some things out on Hwy 188 in the Superstition Mountain area, and toward Tortilla Flat; about 25 miles away.
- Pros:Easy Driving Arounf town on Way to Superstition Mtn
- Cons:Low end place to live and visit-mobile home & liquor store
- In a nutshell:This is the epitamy of what happens without zoning
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