8 days in Phoenix, Tucson & Green Valley Itinerary

8 days in Phoenix, Tucson & Green Valley Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arizona tour planner

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Phoenix
— 3 nights
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Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive
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Green Valley
— 2 nights
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Drive to Tucson International Airport / Morris Air National Guard Base, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC

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Phoenix

— 3 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Step out of Phoenix with an excursion to Taliesin West in Scottsdale--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, glide peacefully along the water with Riverbound Sports, capture your vacation like a pro with JoyRidesAZ Scottsdale Tours, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix trip maker site.

Washington DC to Phoenix is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Phoenix is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in October, with highs in Phoenix at 91°F and lows at 67°F. You'll set off for Tucson on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums

Side Trips

Tucson

— 2 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.
On the 24th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Etherton Gallery and then take a memorable drive along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then take a memorable tour with Volare Helicopters.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tucson trip planner.

You can drive from Phoenix to Tucson in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Tucson when traveling from Phoenix in October, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Green Valley.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Green Valley

— 2 nights
Green Valley is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pima County, Arizona, United States. To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Green Valley online itinerary planner.

Green Valley is just a short distance from Tucson. In October in Green Valley, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Green Valley

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips