14 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

14 days in Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tucson and Southern Arizona itinerary planner

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Tombstone
— 3 nights
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Willcox
— 3 nights
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Mount Lemmon
— 1 night
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Tucson
— 6 nights
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Tombstone

— 3 nights

Town Too Tough to Die

Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gunfighter Hall of Fame and Arizona Hops and Vines. Discover out-of-the-way places like Coronado National Memorial and Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tombstone: Sonoita Vineyards (in Elgin) and The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve (in Hereford). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at San Pedro House, get engrossed in the history at Tombstone's Historama, learn about winemaking at Silver Strike Winery, and view the masterpieces at Belleza Fine Art Gallery.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Tombstone route builder website.

Phoenix to Tombstone is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in October; daily highs in Tombstone reach 80°F and lows reach 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Willcox.

Things to do in Tombstone

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:

Willcox

— 3 nights
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Fort Bowie National Historic Site and Amerind Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chiricahua National Monument and Roper Lake State Park. Explore Willcox's surroundings by going to Safford (Discovery Park & Spas). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Cochise Stronghold, look for gifts at Dwayne's Fresh Jerky, learn about winemaking at Flying Leap Vineyards, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Heart of Rocks.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Willcox trip itinerary website.

Getting from Tombstone to Willcox by car takes about 1.5 hours. October in Willcox sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mount Lemmon.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:

Mount Lemmon

— 1 night
Most visitors take a trip to Mount Lemmon to visit Summerhaven, a small town providing a summer residence for many.
On the 3rd (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santa Catalina Mountains, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lemmon Ski Valley, and then see the sky in a new way at Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mount Lemmon trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Willcox to Mount Lemmon takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Willcox in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mount Lemmon, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Mount Lemmon

Parks · Winter Sports · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:
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Tucson

— 6 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tumacacori National Historical Park and Madera Canyon. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures and Pima Air and Space Museum. Go for a jaunt from Tucson to Vail to see Colossal Cave Mountain Park about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Museum of the Horse Soldier, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, and admire the majestic nature at Catalina State Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tucson trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mount Lemmon to Tucson by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Tucson are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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