22 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

22 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Phoenix & Central Arizona trip 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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Scottsdale
— 15 nights
Drive
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Coolidge
— 3 nights
Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to London Heathrow 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. Visiting Hassayampa River Preserve and Off-Road Tours will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at The Jail Tree and Vulture Mine. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vulture Peak Trail, walk around Wickenburg Dog Park, head outdoors with Effus Ranch, and take an in-depth tour of Desert Caballeros Western Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Wickenburg trip planner.

London, UK to Wickenburg is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from London to Wickenburg due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in April, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Wickenburg: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Wickenburg

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Scottsdale

— 15 nights
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Visiting Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center and Off-Road Tours will get you outdoors. Goldfield Ghost Town and Sahuaro Ranch Park will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Scottsdale: Fountain Hills Lake Overlook Trail (in Fountain Hills), Glendale (Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve & Tanger Outlets Phoenix) and Phoenix (Ben Avery Shooting Facility & Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at McDowell Sonoran Preserve, take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, and admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin West.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Scottsdale visit planning site.

Getting from Wickenburg to Scottsdale by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Coolidge.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Coolidge

— 3 nights
Coolidge is a city in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. On the 23rd (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, get engrossed in the history at Pinal County Historical Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Peralta Canyon and then trek along Wave Cave Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Coolidge holiday maker site.

You can drive from Scottsdale to Coolidge in 1.5 hours. In April, Coolidge is little chillier than Scottsdale - with highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coolidge

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Phoenix & Central Arizona travel guide

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Gardens · Specialty Museums · Golf Courses