8 days in Aztec & Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Aztec & Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

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Aztec
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Tucson
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Aztec — 1 night

Aztec is a city and county seat of San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): examine the collection at Aztec Museum and Pioneer Village and then delve into the distant past at Aztec Ruins National Monument.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Aztec online tour planner.

Guaymas, Mexico to Aztec is an approximately 14-hour car ride. You can also drive. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Guaymas in February: high temperatures in Aztec hover around 12°C and lows are around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tucson.
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Tucson — 2 nights

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.
On the 24th (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon, then get to know the fascinating history of Presidio San Agustin del Tucson, then learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum and then take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tucson online attractions planner.

Drive from Aztec to Tucson in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Aztec in February, expect Tucson to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.
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