47 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

47 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

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Florence
— 10 nights
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Scottsdale
— 28 nights
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Wickenburg
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Florence

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 Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Get outdoors at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course and Poston Butte Golf Club. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: San Tan Valley (Arizona Speedway & Encanterra Country Club), Gold Canyon (Gold Canyon Resort - Sidewinder Golf Course, Gold Canyon Golf Resort, &more) and Queen Creek (Queen Creek Olive Mill, MD Ranch, &more). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Arizona ATV Adventures, look for gifts at Happy Adobe, learn about winemaking at The Windmill Winery, and immerse yourself in nature at McFarland State Historic Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence driving holiday site.

Seattle to Florence is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Florence is 1 hour. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in September: highs in Florence hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 72°F. On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery ©
St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
San Tan Mountain Regional Park ©
San Tan Mountain Regional Park

28
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Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West and Penske Racing Museum. Shop till you drop at Old Town Scottsdale and Wells Fargo Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Scottsdale side-trips: Chandler (KOLI Equestrian Center & Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery), Westgate Entertainment District (in Glendale) and Cave Creek (Arizona Balloon Safaris, Wild at Heart, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Scottsdale Center for the Arts, get a taste of the local shopping with Cosanti, hike along Tom's Thumb Trailhead, and play a few rounds at Grayhawk Golf Club.

To plan Scottsdale vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Florence to Scottsdale takes 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in September since evenings lows in Scottsdale dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Wickenburg.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Scottsdale Center for the Arts ©
Scottsdale Center for the Arts
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch ©
Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

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Wickenburg

Wickenburg ©
Wickenburg is a town primarily located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with a portion in neighboring Yavapai County. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Desert Caballeros Western Museum and Gramma Lizards. Step out of the city life by going to Hassayampa River Preserve and Off-Road Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Peoria (Go Paddle AZ, Quintero Golf Club, &more), Surprise (Granite Falls Golf Course, Arizona Traditions Golf Course, &more) and Lake Pleasant Regional Park (in Morristown). There's lots more to do: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Vulture Mine, play a few rounds at Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club, trek along Vulture Peak Trail, and head outdoors with Effus Ranch.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Wickenburg journey builder website.

You can drive from Scottsdale to Wickenburg in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Wickenburg when traveling from Scottsdale in October, with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wickenburg

Outdoors · Golf · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Desert Caballeros Western Museum ©
Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Hassayampa River Preserve ©
Hassayampa River Preserve
Off-Road Tours

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