12 days in New York City & Tucson Itinerary

12 days in New York City & Tucson Itinerary

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12 days in New York City & Tucson Itinerary

Start: Tucson
+2
shuttle + Fly + foot:  10​h
1
New York City
— 7 nights
+2
foot + Fly + shuttle:  10​h
2
Tucson
— 3 nights
End: Tucson

7
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City planner .

Tucson to New York City is an approximately 10-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tucson to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, New York City is little chillier than Tucson - with highs of 48°F and lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
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 Double R Ranch (in Benson). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Fantasy Island, hike along Cactus Forest Trail, and test your problem-solving skills at Will You Escape?.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tucson itinerary app .

Getting from New York City to Tucson by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Tucson, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Tucson, with highs around 65°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Double R Ranch, Shamrock Farms
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Shamrock Farms ©
Shamrock Farms
Double R Ranch ©
Double R Ranch
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

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