15 days in Maricopa & Pembina Itinerary

15 days in Maricopa & Pembina Itinerary

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15 days in Maricopa & Pembina Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  45​min
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Phoenix


Maricopa ©
Maricopa is a city in the Gila River Valley in the State of Arizona. Attractions like Painted Rock Petroglyph Site and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Maricopa's surroundings by going to 9/11 Memorial Park (in Gila Bend), Queen Creek (San Tan Mountain Regional Park, The Golf Club at Johnson Ranch, & more) and Ajo (Ajo Historical Museum, New Cornelia Open Pit Mining Lookout, & more). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at UltraStar Multi-tainment Center, play a few rounds at The Duke at Rancho El Dorado, have fun at Copper Sky Recreation Complex, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Maricopa driving holiday planner.

Phoenix to Maricopa is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Phoenix in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Maricopa, with lows of 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pembina.

Things to do in Maricopa

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Ajo, Queen Creek, Gila Bend, Sonoran Desert National Monument, Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
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Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club ©
Harrah's Ak-chin Casino ©
Harrah's Ak-chin Casino
Dwarf Car Museum ©
Dwarf Car Museum


Pembina ©
Pembina is a city in Pembina County, North Dakota, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pembina: Devils Lake (in Devils Lake), Old Mill State Park (in Argyle) and Icelandic State Park (in Cavalier). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Pembina State Museum and tour the pleasant surroundings at Frostfire Mountain.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pembina journey planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Maricopa to Pembina. The time zone difference when traveling from Maricopa to Pembina is 1 hour. Traveling from Maricopa in July, things will get colder in Pembina: highs are around 78°F and lows about 57°F. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Pembina

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Frostfire Mountain, Old Mill State Park, Devils Lake, Icelandic State Park
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Icelandic State Park ©
Icelandic State Park
Pembina State Museum ©
Pembina State Museum
Old Mill State Park ©
Old Mill State Park