15 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona & Warrenville Itinerary

15 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona & Warrenville Itinerary

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Tombstone
— 2 nights
Drive
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Willcox
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tucson
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mount Lemmon
— 1 night
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Drive to Tucson International Airport / Morris Air National Guard Base, Fly to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Drive to Warrenville
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Warrenville
— 5 nights
Drive to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Fly to Norfolk International Airport

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Tombstone

— 2 nights

Town Too Tough to Die

Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Go for a jaunt from Tombstone to Benson to see Double R Ranch about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of O.K. Corral, view the masterpieces at Belleza Fine Art Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at San Pedro House, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Boothilll Graveyard.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tombstone trip itinerary maker.

Norfolk to Tombstone is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Norfolk to Tombstone is minus 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Willcox.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Willcox

— 2 nights
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Keeling Schaefer Vineyards, identify plant and animal life at Chiricahua National Monument, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Apache Springs. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Cochise Stronghold, then do a tasting at Bodega Pierce, then explore the activities along Cochise Lake, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Heart of Rocks.

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Traveling by car from Tombstone to Willcox takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Tombstone in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Willcox, with highs around 88°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trip

Tucson

— 4 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.
Tucson is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum, take some stellar pictures from Gates Pass, get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and take a memorable drive along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway.

For other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Tucson sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Willcox to Tucson in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mount Lemmon.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Tours

Mount Lemmon

— 1 night
Most visitors take a trip to Mount Lemmon to visit Summerhaven, a small town providing a summer residence for many.
On the 25th (Tue), look and learn at Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Lemmon travel planner.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Mount Lemmon takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Mount Lemmon can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Warrenville.

Things to do in Mount Lemmon

Museums · Childrens Museums
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Warrenville

— 5 nights
Warrenville is a city in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Warrenville: Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb) and St. Edmund Parish (in Oak Park). There's lots more to do: stroll around Lilacia Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Illinois Prairie Path, see the interesting displays at Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, and identify plant and animal life at Red Oak Nature Center.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Warrenville day trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Lemmon to Warrenville. Traveling from Mount Lemmon to Warrenville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, Warrenville is a bit cooler than Mount Lemmon - with highs of 71°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Warrenville

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips