30 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

30 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tucson and Southern Arizona journey planner

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Fly to Tucson International Airport / Morris Air National Guard Base, Drive to Willcox
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Willcox
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bisbee
— 3 nights
Drive
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Patagonia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tucson
— 19 nights
Drive
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Ajo
— 2 nights
Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Seattle

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Willcox

— 3 nights
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Get in touch with nature at Chiricahua National Monument and Cochise Stronghold. Get some cultural insight at Amerind Museum and Coronado Vineyards. Venture out of the city with trips to Safford (Roper Lake State Park & Spas). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Bowie National Historic Site, do a tasting at Bodega Pierce, and look for gifts at Dwayne's Fresh Jerky.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Willcox road trip app.

Seattle to Willcox is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Willcox due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Seattle, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Willcox, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Bisbee.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bisbee

— 3 nights
Bisbee is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States, southeast of Tucson. You'll explore and learn at Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum and The Muheim Heritage House Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Tombstone Epitaph and O.K. Corral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bisbee: The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve (in Hereford) and Miller Canyon (in Sierra Vista). The adventure continues: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Queen Mine Tour, learn about winemaking at Silver Strike Winery, stroll through San Pedro House, and see the interesting displays at Rose Tree Museum.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bisbee online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Willcox to Bisbee in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Willcox in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bisbee, with lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Patagonia.

Things to do in Bisbee

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Patagonia

— 2 nights
Patagonia is a town in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Dos Cabezas WineWorks, then do a tasting at Sonoita Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Flying Leap Vineyards & Distillery, and finally learn about winemaking at Arizona Hops and Vines. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tucson Audubon's Paton Center for Hummingbirds, explore the activities along Patagonia Lake State Park, and then play a few rounds at Tubac Golf Resort.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Patagonia route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bisbee to Patagonia takes 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bisbee in November since evenings lows in Patagonia dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Patagonia

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tucson

— 19 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.
Visiting Tumacacori National Historical Park and Balloon Rides will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Tubac Presidio State Historic Park and Franklin Auto Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tucson: Tubac (Cobalt Fine Arts Gallery, Art Gallery H, &more), Arizona Zipline Adventures (in Oracle) and Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory (in Mount Lemmon). Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Saguaro National Park. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, learn about all things military at Museum of the Horse Soldier, shop like a local with Madaras Gallery, and get a new perspective on nature at Arizona State Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tucson tour planner.

You can drive from Patagonia to Tucson in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Patagonia in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tucson, with lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ajo.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ajo

— 2 nights
Ajo is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pima County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Quitobaquito Spring, then explore the fascinating landscape at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, then take some stellar pictures from New Cornelia Open Pit Mining Lookout, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Federated Church. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Ajo Historical Museum and then stroll through Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ajo trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Tucson to Ajo in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ajo

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums