31 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

31 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

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

Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Willcox: Pearce (Marcia's Garden Soap Shop & Keeling Schaefer Vineyards) and Benson (Forever Home Donkey Rescue & Double R Ranch). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Chiricahua National Monument, see the interesting displays at Amerind Museum, trek along Heart of Rocks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cochise Stronghold.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Willcox trip itinerary planning tool.

Newport News to Willcox is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newport News to Willcox due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newport News in March, expect Willcox to be somewhat warmer, temps between 76°F and 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bisbee.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

4
nights
Bisbee

Bisbee is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States, southeast of Tucson. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bisbee: Hereford (Our Lady of the Sierras - A Marian Shrine, Coronado Peak Trail, &more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of O.K. Corral, make a trip to Bird Cage Theatre, go deep underground at Lavender Pit, and examine the collection at Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bisbee road trip app.

Traveling by car from Willcox to Bisbee takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Willcox in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 39°F in Bisbee. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Patagonia.

Things to do in Bisbee

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Patagonia

Patagonia is a town in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States. On the 9th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Empire-Cienega Resource Conservation Area, then identify plant and animal life at Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tucson Audubon's Paton Center for Hummingbirds. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Kartchner Caverns State Park and then do a tasting at Rune Wines.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Patagonia road trip planning website.

You can drive from Bisbee to Patagonia in 1.5 hours. March in Patagonia sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ajo.

Things to do in Patagonia

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

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Ajo

Ajo is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pima County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Quitobaquito Spring, then admire nature's extreme beauty at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and then take some stellar pictures from New Cornelia Open Pit Mining Lookout. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, get engrossed in the history at Ajo Historical Museum, then take a memorable drive along Puerto Blanco Scenic Drive, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Federated Church.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ajo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Patagonia to Ajo in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Patagonia in March, Ajo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Ajo

Parks · Wildlife · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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Tucson

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tucson: Mount Lemmon (Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory & Santa Catalina Mountains), Oracle (Oracle State Park & Biosphere 2) and Tumacacori National Historical Park (in Tumacacori). Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Saguaro National Park. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, view the masterpieces at Madaras Gallery, admire the natural beauty at Tucson Botanical Gardens, and take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tucson trip planning app.

You can drive from Ajo to Tucson in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ajo in March since evenings lows in Tucson dip to 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips