26 days in Arizona`s West Coast Itinerary

26 days in Arizona`s West Coast Itinerary

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26 days in Arizona`s West Coast Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26 h
1
Yuma
— 8 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Lake Havasu City
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kingman
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h
End: Sydney

8
nights
Yuma

Yuma ©
Yuma is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. Kids will enjoy Gateway Park and Waylon's Water World. Take a break from Yuma with a short trip to Dateland Travel Center & Date Gardens in Dateland, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, see the interesting displays at Castle Dome Mine Museum, let the kids burn off some steam at West Wetlands Park, and stroll around Stewart Vincent Wolf Creative Playground.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yuma tour itinerary builder site .

Sydney, Australia to Yuma is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Sydney to Yuma due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in April: highs in Yuma hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Yuma

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Dateland Travel Center & Date Gardens, Cocopah Speedway
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Waylon's Water World ©
Waylon's Water World

8
nights
Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Lake Havasu City: Parker (Emerald Canyon Golf Course, Parker Dam, &more) and Quartzsite (Hi Jolly's Tomb, T-Rocks, &more). Spend the 22nd (Wed) exploring nature at Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge. There's much more to do: cool off at Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center, make a trip to Lake Havasu Lighthouses, walk around Sara Park, and take in the waterfront activity at Cattail Cove State Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lake Havasu City road trip planner .

Drive from Yuma to Lake Havasu City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yuma to Lake Havasu City is minus 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kingman.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Parker, Quartzsite
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Lake Havasu ©
Lake Havasu
Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center ©
Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

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nights
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kingman: Grand Canyon Caverns (in Peach Springs), Oatman (Oatman Gift Shack, Oatman Ghost Town, &more) and Roy Purcell's murals (in Chloride). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Desert Diamond Distillery, take an in-depth tour of Historic Route 66 Museum, pause for some photo ops at Giganticus Headicus, and go deep underground at Colbaugh Processing Inc. The source for Kingman Turquoise.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kingman online route planner .

You can drive from Lake Havasu City to Kingman in 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lake Havasu City to Kingman due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lake Havasu City in April: high temperatures in Kingman hover around 28°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kingman

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Oatman, Chloride, Meadview, Bullhead City, Grand Canyon Caverns
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Grand Canyon Caverns ©
Grand Canyon Caverns
Desert Diamond Distillery ©
Desert Diamond Distillery
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum