7 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona & Burnsville Itinerary

7 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona & Burnsville Itinerary

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Scottsdale
— 3 nights
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Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Drive to Burnsville
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Burnsville
— 3 nights
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Scottsdale

— 3 nights
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Phoenix (Off-Road Tours & Balloon Rides). Dedicate the 22nd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale, take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Scottsdale sightseeing tool.

Minneapolis to Scottsdale is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, Scottsdale is much warmer than Minneapolis - with highs of 91°F and lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Burnsville.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

Burnsville

— 3 nights
Burnsville is a city 15mi south of downtown Minneapolis in Dakota County in the State of Minnesota. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Burnsville: Next Chapter Winery (in New Prague), Montgomery Brewing (in Montgomery) and Schell's (in New Ulm). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Crow River Winery, try to win big at Mystic Lake Casino, and play a few rounds at Troy Burne Golf Club.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Burnsville day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Scottsdale to Burnsville. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Scottsdale to Burnsville due to the time zone difference. In October, Burnsville is colder than Scottsdale - with highs of 60°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Burnsville

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Phoenix & Central Arizona travel guide

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Gardens · Specialty Museums · Golf Courses