60 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

60 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

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Fly to Tucson International Airport / Morris Air National Guard Base, Drive to Willcox
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Willcox
— 5 nights
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Bisbee
— 5 nights
Drive
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Patagonia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tucson
— 40 nights
Drive
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Ajo
— 4 nights
Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport

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Willcox

— 5 nights
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Chiricahua National Monument and Heart of Rocks. Appreciate the collections at Gammons Gulch and Chiricahua Regional Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Willcox: Safford (Roper Lake State Park & Spas) and Keeling Schaefer Vineyards (in Pearce). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Bowie National Historic Site, do a tasting at Carlson Creek Vineyard, identify plant and animal life at Willcox Playa Wildlife Area, and see the interesting displays at Amerind Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Willcox route builder.

Seattle to Willcox is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in September, with highs in Willcox at 91°F and lows at 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Bisbee.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks · Wineries · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Bisbee

— 5 nights
Bisbee is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States, southeast of Tucson. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gunfighter Hall of Fame and Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Tombstone Epitaph and Belleza Fine Art Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Hereford (Coronado National Memorial & The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at San Pedro House, go deep underground at Queen Mine Tour, see the interesting displays at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, and take an in-depth tour of O.K. Corral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bisbee road trip planner.

You can drive from Willcox to Bisbee in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Willcox in September, Bisbee is slightly colder at night with lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Patagonia.

Things to do in Bisbee

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Patagonia

— 5 nights
Patagonia is a town in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States. You'll explore and learn at Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory and The Patagonia Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Tucson Audubon's Paton Center for Hummingbirds and Patagonia Lake State Park. Explore Patagonia's surroundings by going to Sonoita (Arizona Hops and Vines, Rune Wines, &more) and Elgin (Rancho Rossa Vineyards, Kief-Joshua Vineyards, &more). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Dos Cabezas WineWorks, identify plant and animal life at Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve, walk around Roadside Rest, and take a peaceful walk through Coronado National Forest.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Patagonia journey planner.

You can drive from Bisbee to Patagonia in 1.5 hours. September in Patagonia sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Patagonia

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Tucson

— 40 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kitt Peak National Observatory and International Wildlife Museum. Popular historic sites such as Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Lemmon (Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory, Mount Lemmon Ski Valley, &more), Picacho (Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, Picacho Peak State Park, &more) and Florence (Poston Butte Golf Club, The Windmill Winery, &more). Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Saguaro National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll around Tucson Mountain Park, see the interesting displays at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, learn more about the world around you at Arizona State Museum, and explore the world behind art at DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tucson route planner.

You can drive from Patagonia to Tucson in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Patagonia in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tucson, with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Ajo.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Ajo

— 4 nights
Ajo is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pima County, Arizona, United States. Get in touch with nature at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Quitobaquito Spring and Federated Church. There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Ajo Historical Museum and get great views at New Cornelia Open Pit Mining Lookout.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ajo trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Ajo takes 2.5 hours. October in Ajo sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ajo

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums