8 days in Boulder City, Phoenix & Henderson Itinerary

8 days in Boulder City, Phoenix & Henderson Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

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Boulder City
— 2 nights
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Phoenix
— 4 nights
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Henderson
— 1 night
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Boulder City

— 2 nights

Home of Hoover Dam

A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Valley of Fire State Park as well as Hoover Dam.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Boulder City trip itinerary builder website.

Medford to Boulder City is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Medford in September, with highs in Boulder City at 93°F and lows at 69°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Phoenix.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Phoenix

— 4 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. You've added Musical Instrument Museum, Penske Racing Museum, Pueblo Grande Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Mission San Xavier del Bac and Pima Air and Space Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Montezuma Castle National Monument in Camp Verde (about 1h 35 min away). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Boulder City to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Boulder City to Phoenix due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boulder City in September: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 99°F and lows are around 78°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for Henderson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Henderson

— 1 night
Ranked the second safest city in the United States by Forbes magazine, Henderson is second only to Las Vegas among Nevada's largest cities.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Henderson trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Phoenix to Henderson by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Phoenix in September, with highs in Henderson at 93°F and lows at 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Henderson

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Fun & Games