5 days in Mesa & Petersburg Itinerary

5 days in Mesa & Petersburg Itinerary

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Mesa
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Mesa — 2 nights

Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. state of Arizona. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): stop by Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop, then walk around Usery Mountain Regional Park, and then take a stroll through Old Town Scottsdale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin West.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mesa trip itinerary builder.

Phoenix to Mesa is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or ride a tram. In May, daily temperatures in Mesa can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Petersburg.
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Petersburg — 2 nights

Petersburg is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia. On the 3rd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Henricus Historical Park, then steep yourself in history at Pamplin Historical Park, and then take an in-depth tour of The Exchange Building - Siege Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Weston Plantation, steep yourself in history at Shirley Plantation, and then examine the collection at Keystone Tractor Works.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Petersburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mesa to Petersburg takes 34 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Mesa in June, with highs in Petersburg at 87°F and lows at 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.
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