54 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

54 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

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54 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Willcox
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Bisbee
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Patagonia
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Tucson
— 13 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Ajo
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Denver

8
nights
Willcox

Willcox ©
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Willcox: Pearce (Keeling Schaefer Vineyards & Marcia's Garden Soap Shop), Clifton (Coronado Trail - National Scenic Byway & Coronado Trail) and Benson (Forever Home Donkey Rescue, Double R Ranch, & more). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Chiricahua National Monument, do a tasting at Zarpara Vineyard, explore the stunning scenery at Cave Creek Canyon, and hike along Cochise Stronghold.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Willcox trip maker site .

Denver to Willcox is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Denver in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Willcox: highs are around 60°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bisbee.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Pearce, Benson, Clifton, Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area, Amerind Foundation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Double R Ranch ©
Double R Ranch
Chiricahua National Monument ©
Chiricahua National Monument
Bodega Pierce ©
Bodega Pierce

11
nights
Bisbee

Bisbee ©
Bisbee is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States, southeast of Tucson. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bisbee: Holy Trinity Monastery (in Saint David) and Hereford (Coronado National Memorial, Coronado Cave, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of O.K. Corral, stroll the grounds of Boothilll Graveyard, examine the collection at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, and steep yourself in history at Allen Street.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bisbee itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Willcox to Bisbee takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Willcox in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bisbee, with lows of 27°F. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel to Patagonia.

Things to do in Bisbee

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Tombstone, Hereford, Holy Trinity Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Boothilll Graveyard ©
Boothilll Graveyard
O.K. Corral ©
O.K. Corral
Bird Cage Theatre ©
Bird Cage Theatre

10
nights
Patagonia

Patagonia ©
Patagonia is a town in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States. Explore Patagonia's surroundings by going to Tumacacori National Historical Park (in Tumacacori), Sonoita (Arizona Hops and Vines & Wilhelm Family Vineyards) and Sierra Vista (Carr Canyon, Brown's Canyon Trail, & more). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Kartchner Caverns State Park, grab your bike and head to Montezuma's Pass, wander the wide-open spaces of Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, and identify plant and animal life at Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Patagonia trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bisbee to Patagonia takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bisbee in January, Patagonia is a bit warmer at night with lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Patagonia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tubac, Sierra Vista, Sonoita, Hereford, Nogales
Highlights from your plan
Kartchner Caverns State Park ©
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Coronado Peak Trail ©
Coronado Peak Trail

13
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
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.
You've now added Pedego Electric Bikes Tucson to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tucson: Dwarf Car Museum (in Maricopa), Discovery Park (in Gilbert) and Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield). There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, learn about all things military at Titan Missile Museum, explore by horseback at KOLI Equestrian Center, and take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tucson journey planner .

Getting from Patagonia to Tucson by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Patagonia in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tucson, with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ajo.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sahuarita, Chandler, Dwarf Car Museum, Discovery Park, Shamrock Farms
Highlights from your plan
Pedego Electric Bikes Tucson ©
Pedego Electric Bikes Tucson
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

11
nights
Ajo

Ajo ©
Ajo is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pima County, Arizona, United States. Ajo is known for nature, wildlife, museums, scenic drive, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating landscape at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, take an in-depth tour of Ajo Historical Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Federated Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ajo route planner .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Ajo takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Tucson in February, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Ajo: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 63°F at night. On the 28th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Ajo

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument ©
Ajo Historical Museum ©
Ajo Historical Museum
Federated Church ©
Federated Church

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