60 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona & Arizona's West Coast Itinerary

60 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona & Arizona's West Coast Itinerary

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Fly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Drive to Ajo
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Ajo
— 6 nights
Drive
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Yuma
— 10 nights
Drive
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Kingman
— 7 nights
Drive
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Tucson
— 17 nights
Drive
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Bisbee
— 7 nights
Drive
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Willcox
— 6 nights
Drive
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Mount Lemmon
— 6 nights
Drive to Tucson International Airport / Morris Air National Guard Base, Fly to Montreal

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Ajo — 6 nights

Ajo is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pima County, Arizona, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Quitobaquito Spring. Get outdoors at Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge and Ajo Mountain Drive. Explore Ajo's surroundings by going to Historic Gillespie Dam Bridge (in Arlington) and Gila Bend (Gila Bend Visitor's Center and Museum, 9/11 Memorial Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Puerto Blanco Scenic Drive, discover the riches below the earth's surface at New Cornelia Open Pit Mining Lookout, take an in-depth tour of Ajo Historical Museum, and explore the fascinating landscape at Sonoran Desert National Monument.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ajo online day trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Ajo is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in February; daily highs in Ajo reach 20°C and lows reach 20°C. You'll set off for Yuma on the 7th (Tue).
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Yuma — 10 nights

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park and Mittry Lake Wildlife Area. Get outdoors at Cibola National Wildlife Refuge and Yuma East Wetlands. Change things up with these side-trips from Yuma: Bucklin Park (in El Centro), Barbara Worth Country Club (in Holtville) and Glamis Sand Dunes (in Glamis).

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yuma trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Ajo to Yuma by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Ajo in February, expect nights in Yuma to be slightly colder, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kingman.
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Kingman — 7 nights

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Visiting Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours and Boat Tours & Water Sports will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Laughlin Tours and London Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection (in Laughlin), Henderson (Green Valley Range & Helicopter Tours) and Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum (in Boulder City). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Desert Diamond Distillery, examine the collection at Kingman Railroad Museum, explore the world behind art at Mohave Museum of History and Arts, and take in the pleasant sights at Oatman Gift Shack.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Kingman road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Yuma to Kingman takes 4 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Yuma in February; daily highs in Kingman reach 20°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tucson.
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Tucson — 17 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Catalina State Park and Madera Canyon. Escape the urban bustle at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and Balloon Rides. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tucson: Tubac (Tubac Golf Resort & Tubac Presidio State Historic Park and Museum), Sonoita (Empire-Cienega Resource Conservation Area, Arizona Hops and Vines, &more) and Patagonia (Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve, Tucson Audubon's Paton Center for Hummingbirds, &more). Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Tumacacori National Historical Park. There's still lots to do: walk around Tucson Mountain Park West, explore the world behind art at DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reid Park Zoo.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tucson day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kingman to Tucson takes 5 hours. In February, Tucson is somewhat warmer than Kingman - with highs of 24°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bisbee.
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Bisbee — 7 nights

Bisbee is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States, southeast of Tucson. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum and Old Bisbee Brewing Company. Get outdoors at The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve and Beatty's Guest Ranch and Orchard. Change things up with these side-trips from Bisbee: Hereford (Coronado National Memorial & Our Lady of the Sierras - A Marian Shrine), Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area (in McNeal) and Brown's Canyon Trail (in Sierra Vista). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at San Pedro House, stop by PanTerra Gallery, examine the collection at Bisbee Restoration Museum, and learn about winemaking at Rune Wines.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bisbee trip maker.

Drive from Tucson to Bisbee in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bisbee when traveling from Tucson in March, with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Willcox.
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Willcox — 6 nights

Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Get in touch with nature at Willcox Playa Wildlife Area and Apache Springs. Explore hidden gems such as Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area and Zarpara Vineyard. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Willcox: Forever Home Donkey Rescue (in Benson), Texas Canyon (in Cochise) and Safford (Discovery Park, Frye Mesa Reservoir, &more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Heart of Rocks, stop by Marcia's Garden Soap Shop, learn about winemaking at Carlson Creek Vineyard, and see the interesting displays at Chiricahua Regional Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Willcox road trip website.

You can drive from Bisbee to Willcox in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mount Lemmon.
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Mount Lemmon — 6 nights

Most visitors take a trip to Mount Lemmon to visit Summerhaven, a small town providing a summer residence for many.
Take a break from the city and head to Santa Catalina Mountains and Aravaipa Canyon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory and Mt Lemmon General Store. When in Mount Lemmon, make a side trip to see Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum in Miami, approximately Miami away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lemmon Ski Valley.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Mount Lemmon day trip site.

Traveling by car from Willcox to Mount Lemmon takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to home.
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