5 days in Tucson & Tombstone Itinerary

5 days in Tucson & Tombstone Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arizona holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Phoenix, Shuttle to Tucson
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Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tombstone
— 1 day
Drive
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Tucson
— 2 nights
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Shuttle to Phoenix, Fly to San Luis Obispo County Apt, Bus to San Luis Obispo

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Tucson

— 2 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.
On the 9th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then browse the eclectic array of goods at St Philip's Plaza Farmers' Market.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tucson trip builder app.

San Luis Obispo to Tucson is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from San Luis Obispo to Tucson, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Luis Obispo in October; daily highs in Tucson reach 87°F and lows reach 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tombstone.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping · Museums

Tombstone

— 1 day

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.
On the 10th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, then stroll the grounds of Boothilll Graveyard, and then contemplate the long history of Allen Street.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Tombstone online travel planner.

Getting from Tucson to Tombstone by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Tucson in October, things will get a bit cooler in Tombstone: highs are around 80°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites · Museums

Tucson

— 2 nights

Old Pueblo

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon and then look for gifts at Old Town Artisans. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): get answers to all your questions at Red Hills Visitor Center.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tucson journey planning tool.

You can drive from Tombstone to Tucson in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. While traveling from Tombstone, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tucson, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Nature · Parks · Shopping