29 days in Phoenix & Tucson Itinerary

29 days in Phoenix & Tucson Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arizona trip maker

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Phoenix
— 16 nights
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Tucson
— 12 nights
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Phoenix

— 16 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Phoenix: Anthem (Catch-and-Release Fishing Lake & Anthem Community Park), Cottonwood (Clemenceau Heritage Museum & Blazin' M Ranch) and Spas (in Sedona). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, tour the pleasant surroundings at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Boyce Thompson Arboretum.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Phoenix travel route planner.

Newark to Phoenix is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Phoenix is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Newark in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 106°F and lows about 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Tucson

— 12 nights

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Venture out of the city with trips to Picacho (Sunset Trail & Hunter Trail), Double R Ranch (in Benson) and Tombstone (Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park & O.K. Corral). Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Saguaro National Park. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, admire the sheer force of Tanque Verde Falls, get a taste of the local shopping with Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tucson tour planner.

Getting from Phoenix to Tucson by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Phoenix in July: high temperatures in Tucson hover around 97°F and lows are around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips