24 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

24 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

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24 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

Start: Pasco
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Scottsdale
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Coolidge
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Wickenburg
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Pasco

12
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Scottsdale: Cave Creek Regional Park (in Cave Creek), Phallic Rock (in Carefree) and Phoenix (Horseback Riding Tours, Off-Road Tours, & more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at KOLI Equestrian Center, take an in-depth tour of Heard Museum, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Scottsdale trip planner .

Pasco to Scottsdale is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Pasco to Scottsdale is 1 hour. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Pasco in March; daily highs in Scottsdale reach 82°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Coolidge.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Phoenix, Apache Junction, Chandler, Barry Goldwater Park, Superstition Ranch Market
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Off-Road Tours

4
nights
Coolidge

Coolidge ©
Coolidge is a city in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Coolidge: Maricopa (Dwarf Car Museum, Harrah's Ak-chin Casino, & more), Queen Creek (Queen Creek Olive Mill & San Tan Mountain Regional Park) and St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (in Florence). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, play a few rounds at Encanterra Country Club, explore the stunning scenery at Peralta Canyon, and experience rural life at Caywood Farms.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Coolidge online vacation planner .

You can drive from Scottsdale to Coolidge in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Scottsdale in March, Coolidge is slightly colder at night with lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wickenburg.

Things to do in Coolidge

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

Maricopa, Queen Creek, Florence, Peralta Canyon, Encanterra Country Club
Highlights from your plan
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Caywood Farms ©
Caywood Farms

7
nights
Wickenburg

Wickenburg is a town primarily located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with a portion in neighboring Yavapai County. Venture out of the city with trips to Surprise (Justice Brothers U-Pick, Truman Ranch II, & more), Lake Pleasant Regional Park (in Morristown) and Trilogy Golf Club at Vistancia (in Peoria). Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, walk around Wickenburg Dog Park, get engrossed in the history at Desert Caballeros Western Museum, and tee off at Quintero Golf Club.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Wickenburg route app .

You can drive from Coolidge to Wickenburg in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in March, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Wickenburg

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Surprise, Peoria, Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Desert Caballeros Western Museum ©
Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Kay El Bar Guest Ranch ©
Kay El Bar Guest Ranch

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