60 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

60 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tucson and Southern Arizona trip planner

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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
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tucson
— 42 nights
Drive
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Ajo
— 3 nights
Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Seattle

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Willcox

— 5 nights
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Get outdoors at Chiricahua National Monument and Roper Lake State Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort Bowie National Historic Site and Coronado Vineyards. Venture out of the city with trips to Benson (Forever Home Donkey Rescue & Gammons Gulch), Keeling Schaefer Vineyards (in Pearce) and Spas (in Safford). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Amerind Museum, learn about winemaking at Bodega Pierce, look for gifts at The Thing, and explore the activities along Apache Springs.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Willcox online trip builder.

Seattle to Willcox is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Willcox. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in September: high temperatures in Willcox hover around 91°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bisbee.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks · Museums · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Bisbee

— 5 nights
Bisbee is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States, southeast of Tucson. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gunfighter Hall of Fame and Rose Tree Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Belleza Fine Art Gallery and Sierra Vista Farmers Market. Get out of town with these interesting Bisbee side-trips: Hereford (Coronado National Memorial & The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Pedro House, take an in-depth tour of Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum, learn about winemaking at Silver Strike Winery, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Queen Mine Tour.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bisbee trip maker tool.

Drive from Willcox to Bisbee in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Willcox in September, expect little chillier with lows of 59°F in Bisbee. 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

— 4 nights
Patagonia is a town in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States. Visiting Tucson Audubon's Paton Center for Hummingbirds and Tubac Golf Resort will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Arizona Hops and Vines and Sonoita Vineyards. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patagonia: Elgin (Flying Leap Vineyards & Distillery, Rancho Rossa Vineyards, &more), Wilhelm Family Vineyards (in Sonoita) and Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory (in Amado). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Patagonia Lake State Park and learn about winemaking at The Village of Elgin Winery.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Patagonia trip planner.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Patagonia

Wineries · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Tucson

— 42 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 Tumacacori National Historical Park and Tucson Mountain Park. Visit St. Augustine Cathedral and Mission San Xavier del Bac for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tucson: Tubac (Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, &more), Mount Lemmon (Mount Lemmon Ski Valley, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory, &more) and Marana (Wild Burro Trail, The Golf Club at Dove Mountain, &more). Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Saguaro National Park. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at International Wildlife Museum, explore the world behind art at DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum, examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum, and view the masterpieces at Madaras Gallery.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tucson tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Patagonia to Tucson takes 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Patagonia in September since evenings lows in Tucson dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ajo.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Ajo

— 3 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 Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge. Get some cultural insight at Ajo Historical Museum and Federated Church. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Quitobaquito Spring and discover the riches below the earth's surface at New Cornelia Open Pit Mining Lookout.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ajo holiday builder.

Drive from Tucson to Ajo in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Ajo are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ajo

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums