16 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

16 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Phoenix & Central Arizona trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Drive to Wickenburg
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Wickenburg
— 3 nights
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Phoenix
— 9 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport

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Wickenburg

— 3 nights
Wickenburg is a town primarily located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with a portion in neighboring Yavapai County. Step out of Wickenburg to go to Morristown and see Lake Pleasant Regional Park, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Hassayampa River Preserve, head outdoors with Effus Ranch, and get engrossed in the history at Desert Caballeros Western Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Wickenburg trip site.

Minneapolis to Wickenburg is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Wickenburg is minus 1 hour. In February, Wickenburg is much hotter than Minneapolis - with highs of 72°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Wickenburg

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Tours

Side Trip

Phoenix

— 9 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Phoenix: Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery (in Chandler), St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church (in Gilbert) and Scottsdale (McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Taliesin West, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and shop like a local with Old Town Scottsdale.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Wickenburg to Phoenix in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Phoenix are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Florence

— 3 nights
Florence is a town, 61mi southeast of Phoenix, in Pinal County of Arizona, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Queen Creek (San Tan Mountain Regional Park & Queen Creek Olive Mill) and Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course (in Gold Canyon). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery, delve into the distant past at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, tee off at Poston Butte Golf Club, and immerse yourself in nature at McFarland State Historic Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Florence online tour planner.

Getting from Phoenix to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Florence are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Nature · Parks · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Phoenix & Central Arizona travel guide

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Gardens · Specialty Museums · Golf Courses