11 days in Tucson & Dearborn Itinerary

11 days in Tucson & Dearborn Itinerary

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Tucson
— 5 nights
Shuttle to Phoenix, Fly to Dearborn
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Dearborn
— 4 nights
Fly to Phoenix, Shuttle to Tucson

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Tucson

— 5 nights

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Venture out of the city with trips to Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield) and Dwarf Car Museum (in Maricopa). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, learn about all things military at Titan Missile Museum, stroll around Tohono Chul, and explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tucson journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Tucson. December in Tucson sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Dearborn.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Dearborn

— 4 nights
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dearborn: Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad (in Flint), Riverside Park (in Perrysburg) and Frankenmuth (Bronner's Christmas Wonderland & Wilkommen Park). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, make a trip to Campus Martius Park, examine the collection at The Henry Ford, and stroll around Kellogg Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dearborn trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Tucson to Dearborn in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Tucson, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Dearborn, ranging from highs of 37°F to lows of 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips