31 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

31 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

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Tombstone
— 5 nights
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Willcox
— 4 nights
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Clifton
— 1 night
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Mount Lemmon
— 2 nights
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Tucson
— 18 nights
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Tombstone

— 5 nights

Town Too Tough to Die

Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tombstone: Hereford (Our Lady of the Sierras - A Marian Shrine & Coronado Peak Trail), Double R Ranch (in Benson) and Miller Canyon (in Sierra Vista). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at O.K. Corral, go deep underground at Queen Mine Tour, take an unorthodox tour of Bird Cage Theatre, and sample the tasty concoctions at Old Bisbee Brewing Company.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tombstone trip planner.

Daytona Beach to Tombstone is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Daytona Beach in September, expect little chillier with lows of 62°F in Tombstone. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Willcox.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Willcox

— 4 nights
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Explore Willcox's surroundings by going to Pearce (Keeling Schaefer Vineyards & Marcia's Garden Soap Shop) and Safford (Mount Graham International Observatory & Frye Mesa Reservoir). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Chiricahua National Monument, learn about winemaking at Coronado Vineyards, stop by Dwayne's Fresh Jerky, and explore the activities along Cochise Lake.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Willcox road trip planning app.

Getting from Tombstone to Willcox by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tombstone in September, expect nights in Willcox to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 91°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Clifton.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Clifton

— 1 night
Clifton is a town in and the county seat of Greenlee County, Arizona, United States, along the San Francisco River. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): cruise along Coronado Trail and then make a trip to Coronado Trail - National Scenic Byway.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Clifton holiday planning website.

You can drive from Willcox to Clifton in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Clifton can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Lemmon.

Things to do in Clifton

Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Mount Lemmon

— 2 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Mount Lemmon to visit Summerhaven, a small town providing a summer residence for many.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santa Catalina Mountains, then hit the slopes at Mount Lemmon Ski Valley, and then look and learn at Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Oracle State Park and then get curious at Biosphere 2.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Mount Lemmon trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Clifton to Mount Lemmon takes 4 hours. In September in Mount Lemmon, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Mount Lemmon

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Tucson

— 18 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tucson: Tubac (Tubac Art and Gifts, Art Gallery H, &more) and Wild Burro Trail (in Marana). Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Saguaro National Park. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum, indulge your senses at Arizona Winery Tours, take in the architecture and design of University of Arizona, and shop like a local with Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tucson trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Mount Lemmon to Tucson in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 69°F. On the 1st (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips