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San Carlos overview

San Carlos is a friendly locale distinct for its historical sites and archaeology, and known for its ruins and casinos. You'll enjoy San Carlos's natural features and riverfront, along with activities like kayaking and rafting. Take in some of the area's local culture at Kinishba Ruins and Fort Apache Museum and White Mountain Apache Cultural Center. Local sights like San Carlos Apache Culture Center and Graham County Historical Society Museum are worth a visit. San Carlos is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in San Carlos

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around San Carlos has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in San Carlos with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all San Carlos hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best San Carlos hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to San Carlos

Fly in to Mesa, AZ (AZA-Phoenix - Mesa Gateway), 100.9 mi (162.3 km) from downtown San Carlos. Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 120.7 mi (194.2 km) away.

What to see around San Carlos

A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Kinishba Ruins and Fort Apache Museum
  • • White Mountain Apache Cultural Center
  • • Graham County Historical Society Museum
  • • Discovery Park Campus
  • • Besh Ba Gowah Archeological Park
Its desert views, forests, and parks are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Riverside Park
  • • Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
  • • Round Mountain Park
  • • Old Dominion Historic Mine Park
  • • Needle Mountain
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • San Carlos Apache Culture Center
  • • Eastern Arizona College
  • • Morenci Library
  • • Apache Gold Casino
  • • Apache Stronghold Golf Club

When to visit San Carlos

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 76°F day, 33°F night
  • April-June: 102°F day, 44°F night
  • July-September: 102°F day, 60°F night
  • October-December: 88°F day, 32°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 2.32 inches
  • April-June: 0.55 inches
  • July-September: 4.96 inches
  • October-December: 2.76 inches