5 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

5 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

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Apache Junction
— 3 nights
Drive
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Wickenburg
— 1 night
Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Omaha

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Apache Junction — 3 nights

Apache Junction is a city in Maricopa and Pinal counties in the state of Arizona. Boyce Thompson Arboretum and Casa Grande Ruins National Monument will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Superstition Mountains and Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Picacho Peak State Park in Picacho (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Lost Dutchman State Park, cruise along Apache Trail Scenic Drive, and see the interesting displays at Superstition Mountain Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Apache Junction trip itinerary builder website.

Omaha to Apache Junction is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Omaha to Apache Junction due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Omaha in February; daily highs in Apache Junction reach 71°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Wickenburg.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Tours
Side Trips

Wickenburg — 1 night

Wickenburg is a town primarily located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with a portion in neighboring Yavapai County. On the 6th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Desert Caballeros Western Museum and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Wickenburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Apache Junction to Wickenburg takes 2 hours. In February in Wickenburg, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Tours · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Phoenix & Central Arizona travel guide

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