9 days in Phoenix & Tucumcari Itinerary

9 days in Phoenix & Tucumcari Itinerary

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9 days in Phoenix & Tucumcari Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Phoenix
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Tucumcari
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Omaha

5
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Explore Phoenix's surroundings by going to Queen Creek Olive Mill Oils & Olives Kierland Commons (in Scottsdale) and Tonto Natural Bridge State Park (in Payson). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain, explore the engaging exhibits at Children’s Museum of Phoenix, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix day trip planning tool .

Omaha to Phoenix is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Omaha to Phoenix due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Omaha in July: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 106°F and lows are around 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Tucumcari.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Balloon Rides
Camelback Mountain ©
Camelback Mountain

2
nights
Tucumcari

Tucumcari ©
Tucumcari is a city in and the county seat of Quay County, New Mexico, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): examine the collection at Route 66 Auto Museum and then explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Russell's Truck and Travel Center, enjoy some diversion at Route 66 Wedding Chapel, then learn more about the world around you at Mesalands Community College's Dinosaur Museum and Natural Sciences Laboratory, and finally don't miss a visit to Murals of Tucumcari.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Tucumcari day trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Phoenix to Tucumcari. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Phoenix in July: high temperatures in Tucumcari hover around 96°F and lows are around 68°F. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tucumcari

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Santa Rosa, Russell's Truck and Travel Center
Highlights from your plan
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Route 66 Wedding Chapel ©
Route 66 Wedding Chapel

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