Embrace Spring in the White Mountains of Arizona! 

Crafting the Ultimate Bucket List as you visit the White Mountains:

As you explore spring activities in Pinetop-Lakeside and the surrounding communities, you’ll see why it’s a great place to buy or sell a home. Picture starting your day with a hike or fishing trip, all near where you live. Embracing the unique beauty and outdoor opportunities that this area offers.

These activities can attract buyers, showing them the lifestyle, they could have. And for sellers, it’s a chance to highlight the area’s appeal, making it easier to find someone who loves it too.

Wildlife Viewing: Check out R Lazy J Wildlife Ranch over in Eagar. They offer guided safari tours, sloth encounters, and multiple other opportunities to interact with wildlife at their safari zoo!

Butterfly Lodge Museum: Make plans to visit Greer and step back in time through this over 100-year-old log cabin, with its original floors, windows, fireplace, and many artifacts that belonged to James Schultz, Lone Wolf and his wife Naomi.

The 2024 season kicks off on May 23rd and runs through September 21st. Visit their website for more information about their operating hours and events!

Family Fun: The White Mountain Family Fun Park offers a plethora of family friendly activities include go karts, laser mazes, and an 18-hole mini golf course. Indoors you will also find a variety of arcade games to enjoy and a full snack bar where you can feast upon all your favorite foods from your childhood!

Sunrise Park Resort: This summer (Memorial Day Weekend 2024) families can experience the *NEW* Sunrise Apache Alpine Coaster, with over 3,000 feet of track and breathtaking mountain views!

Take a ride on Sunrise Lift 1 from the base at 9,200′ up to the top of Sunrise peak, at 10,700′. This scenic lift ride takes about 7 minutes to reach the peak where you can experience some of the most expansive panoramic views in Arizona.

Other activities include: 3-D Archery, Air Bag Jump, Rock Climbing Wall, Disc Golf, Downhill Mountain Biking, Skiing, and Zip Lining.


Hiking & Mountain Biking in the White Mountains: Explore the numerous trails in the White Mountains surrounding Pinetop-Lakeside.

Check out our previous blog for recommendations on some of our favorite hiking and mountain bike trails.

White Mountain Nature Center: From their website: “The White Mountain Nature Center connects people to the natural beauty of the White Mountains.

We do this by providing information, close-up and personal wildlife experiences, a central location for exploration, and a convenient meeting place for nature-focused organizations and events.”

Golfing: Hit the links at one of the area’s golf courses, such as Pinetop Lakes Golf & Country Club.

Walk across the street and stop by our main office to say hi to us! Frank M. Smith & Associates Realty Office Realtors are available to answer any questions you may have regarding local real estate.

Visit Local Parks: Spend time in local parks like Woodland Lake Park or Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area, where you can enjoy walking trails, playgrounds, and scenic views.

Pack a picnic and enjoy a meal surrounded by nature at one of the many picnic areas.

Wine Tasting: Sample wines locally in Pinetop at Wine Mountains or on Friday nights at The Beverage House. For adventurers who don’t mind a drive — travel out to Red Rock Ranch Vineyard & Lavendar Farm located in Concho.

Scenic Drives: Take a scenic drive through the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, enjoying the lush pine forests and mountain vistas.

The Coronado Trail Scenic Byway offers particularly breathtaking views.

Find Your Home Sweet Home

As you explore the many activities offered in and around Pinetop-Lakeside, you may find yourself adoring everything this town has to offer. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful getaway or want to share the area’s charm with others, Pinetop-Lakeside offers both adventure and opportunity for home buyers and sellers alike.

At Frank M. Smith & Associates Realty we specialize in helping clients find their perfect home in the White Mountains. With our expertise and personalized approach, we’ll help you discover the home of your dreams in our idyllic mountain environment.

So come and experience the magic of Pinetop-Lakeside for yourself. From its delectable dining options to its vibrant community events, there’s no shortage of reasons to fall in love with this hidden gem of Arizona.

This year, Frank M. Smith & Associates is celebrating 40 years as one of the most respected firms in the White Mountains! We have knowledgeable and experienced Realtors ready to partner with you.

Call 928-369-4000 or email: info@resortaz.com.

For a real estate team you can trust, contact us today!
Frank M Smith in Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ

Frank M. Smith & Associates Realty

4756 Buck Springs Rd

Pinetop, AZ 85935

Branch Office Location:

846 E. White Mountain Blvd.

Pinetop, AZ 85935

Phone: 928-369-4000
Email: info@resortaz.com

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday:
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Saturday - Sunday:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM