Young, Arizona is located in the heart of
Pleasant Valley and Gila County, about 120 miles northeast of
Phoenix. Arizona's best kept secret. Untouched and
unspoiled. The true wild, wild west.
Take a step back in time. Electricity
didn't arrive until 1965 and there was no cellular service until 2009.
Even today, there are no fast food restaurants or well known chain
stores. Progress in Pleasant Valley moves very slowly.
There are no strangers in Young,
only welcomed guests. As you travel through town, prepare to be
greeted often by a pleasant wave and a friendly smile.
Enjoy a two and one-half hour drive from
the Phoenix/Mesa area or fly in to the local airport
affectionately known as "Young International Airport". Of course,
you won't find any jet planes landing here, the pace of life is just
Once you arrive,
be sure to relax and enjoy a bite to eat. Plan to stay
over? Check in at the local motel or rent a cabin in the
We'd love to meet you,
so please do plan to visit soon. In the meantime, enjoy browsing our
website. It's our home on the net and we've opened our doors to you!