11 days in Arizona's West Coast Itinerary

11 days in Arizona's West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arizona's West Coast holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to McCarran International Airport, Drive to Meadview
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Meadview
— 1 night
Drive
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Oatman
— 1 night
Drive
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Lake Havasu City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yuma
— 5 nights
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Meadview

— 1 night
Meadview is an unincorporated community in Mohave County, Arizona, United States, located near Lake Mead. On the 25th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees and then get a taste of life in the country at Joshua Tree Ostrich Ranch and Guest House. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Grand Canyon Skywalk and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon West.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Meadview travel route planning tool.

Chicago to Meadview is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in February; daily highs in Meadview reach 65°F and lows reach 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oatman.

Things to do in Meadview

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Oatman

— 1 night
Oatman is a town in the Black Mountains of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): make a trip to Cool Springs Station, then cruise along Sitgreaves Pass, then don't miss a visit to Oatman Gift Shack, and finally see a world frozen in time at Oatman Ghost Town.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oatman trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Meadview to Oatman takes 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Meadview to Oatman. In February, Oatman is somewhat warmer than Meadview - with highs of 71°F and lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Oatman

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Lake Havasu City

— 3 nights
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Buckskin Mountain State Park (in Parker), Colbaugh Processing Inc. The source for Kingman Turquoise (in Golden Valley) and Kingman (Historic Route 66 Museum, Desert Diamond Distillery, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to London Bridge, stroll around Sara Park, explore the activities along Lake Havasu, and admire the majestic nature at Lake Havasu State Park.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lake Havasu City journey app.

You can drive from Oatman to Lake Havasu City in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Oatman to Lake Havasu City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in February, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yuma.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Parks · Nature · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Yuma

— 5 nights
Yuma is known for nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, walk around Gateway Park, get to know the fascinating history of Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, and relax in the rural setting at Martha's Gardens Medjool Date Farm.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yuma trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Lake Havasu City to Yuma takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lake Havasu City to Yuma due to the time zone difference. In March in Yuma, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yuma

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip