16 days in Gilbert & Matlacha Itinerary

16 days in Gilbert & Matlacha Itinerary

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16 days in Gilbert & Matlacha Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  30​min
1
Gilbert
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
2
Matlacha
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Phoenix

7
nights
Gilbert

Gilbert ©
Gilbert is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located southeast of Phoenix, within the Phoenix metropolitan area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gilbert: Goldfield Ghost Town (in Apache Junction), Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield) and Scottsdale (Four Peaks Mining Company, Taliesin West, & more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, identify plant and animal life at Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, and take in the exciting artwork at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gilbert road trip tool .

Phoenix to Gilbert is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect little chillier evenings in Gilbert when traveling from Phoenix in March, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Matlacha.

Things to do in Gilbert

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Chandler, Shamrock Farms, Goldfield Ghost Town, Mesa Arts Center
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Shamrock Farms ©
Shamrock Farms
Taliesin West ©
Taliesin West
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale

7
nights
Matlacha

Matlacha ©
Matlacha is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lee County, Florida, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Matlacha: Tigertail Beach (in Marco Island), Punta Gorda (Fishermen's Village, Sea Grape Gallery, & more) and Naples (Naples Botanical Garden, Fishing Charters & Tours, & more). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Captain Jack Boat Tours, examine the collection at Ideal Classic Cars Museum & Showroom, stop by Cw Fudge Factory LLC, and trek along St. Jude Nature Trail.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Matlacha trip itinerary builder website .

Explore your travel options from Gilbert to Matlacha with the Route module. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Gilbert to Matlacha due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gilbert in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Matlacha, with lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Matlacha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Naples, Punta Gorda, Cape Coral, Venice, Tigertail Beach
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Captain Jack Boat Tours ©
Captain Jack Boat Tours
Naples Botanical Garden ©
Naples Botanical Garden
Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach