45 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

45 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

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Fly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Drive to Florence
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Florence
— 6 nights
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Scottsdale
— 28 nights
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Wickenburg
— 10 nights
Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport

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Florence

Florence is a town, 61mi southeast of Phoenix, in Pinal County of Arizona, United States. Explore hidden gems such as St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery and The Windmill Winery. Get in touch with nature at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and McFarland State Historic Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Gold Canyon (Gold Canyon Resort - Sidewinder Golf Course, Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, &more), Queen Creek (Queen Creek Olive Mill & San Tan Mountain Regional Park) and Encanterra Country Club (in San Tan Valley). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Arizona ATV Adventures, take an in-depth tour of Pinal County Historical Museum, stop by Happy Adobe, and pause for some photo ops at Tom Mix Memorial.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary website.

Seattle to Florence is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Florence. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect nights in Florence to be somewhat warmer, around 72°F, while days are much hotter, around 95°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Nature

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Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Get outdoors at Tom's Thumb Trailhead and Troon North Golf Club. Head to Old Town Scottsdale and Wells Fargo Museumfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Scottsdale: Carefree (Town of Carefree Sundial & THE BOULDERS), Phoenix (Martin Auto Museum, Off-Road Tours, &more) and Fountain Hills (McDowell Mountain Regional Park & Fountain Park). There's still lots to do: gain interesting insight with Cosanti, admire the masterpieces at Mesa Arts Center, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and examine the collection at Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Florence to Scottsdale by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Florence in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Scottsdale, with lows around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Wickenburg.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Wickenburg

Wickenburg is a town primarily located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with a portion in neighboring Yavapai County. Step out of the city life by going to Hassayampa River Preserve and Off-Road Tours. Your inner history buff will appreciate Vulture Mine and The Jail Tree. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wickenburg: Peoria (Go Paddle AZ, Quintero Golf Club, &more), Surprise (Justice Brothers U-Pick, Truman Ranch II, &more) and Lake Pleasant Regional Park (in Morristown). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Desert Caballeros Western Museum, stroll through Vulture Peak Trail, wander the wide-open spaces of Kay El Bar Guest Ranch, and get outside with Effus Ranch.

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Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Wickenburg takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Wickenburg when traveling from Scottsdale in October, with lows around 62°F. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Wickenburg

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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