Have you ever found yourself driving up I-17 (in AZ) from Phoenix to Flagstaff or vice versa and needing an easy place to get out and stretch? Then exit 289 is perfect for you. Montezuma Castle is easy to find. Take the exit towards Cliff Castle Casino. (easy to see from the interstate). Montezuma castle takes less than 10 minutes to get there. Montezuma Castle stands in a cliff about 100 feet from the valley. It is a five story, 20 room dwelling. Although visitors cannot go inside it, they most surely can get a remarkable view for less than a five minute walk.