17 days in Sierra Vista & Ponce de Leon Itinerary

17 days in Sierra Vista & Ponce de Leon Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tucson
Drive:  1 h 30 min
Sierra Vista
— 13 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h
Ponce de Leon
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h
End: Tucson

Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista ©
Sierra Vista is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory and Butterfield RV Resort Observatory. Get out of town with these interesting Sierra Vista side-trips: Bisbee (Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum, Queen Mine Tour, &more), Tombstone (Boothilll Graveyard, Allen Street, &more) and Benson (Quarles Art Gallery, Double R Ranch, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of O.K. Corral, see the interesting displays at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, identify plant and animal life at San Pedro House, and stroll the grounds of Fort Huachuca Post Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sierra Vista attractions planner.

Tucson to Sierra Vista is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tucson in July: high temperatures in Sierra Vista hover around 88°F and lows are around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Ponce de Leon.

Things to do in Sierra Vista

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Tombstone, Bisbee, Benson, Willcox, Sonoita
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 19:
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Kartchner Caverns State Park ©
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory ©
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory
Butterfield RV Resort Observatory ©
Butterfield RV Resort Observatory

Ponce de Leon

Ponce de Leon ©
Ponce de Leon is a town in Holmes County, Florida, United States. Family-friendly places like Seacrest Wolf Preserve and Vortex Springs will thrill your kids. Explore Ponce de Leon's surroundings by going to Falling Waters State Park (in Chipley) and Freeport (Windswept Dunes Golfcourse & E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center). It doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Ponce de Leon Springs State Park and Head underground at Morrison Springs.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Ponce de Leon driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Sierra Vista to Ponce de Leon with the Route module. Traveling from Sierra Vista to Ponce de Leon, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Ponce de Leon can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponce de Leon

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Chipley, Freeport, Morrison Springs
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
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Ponce de Leon Springs State Park ©
Ponce de Leon Springs State Park
Seacrest Wolf Preserve ©
Seacrest Wolf Preserve
Vortex Springs ©
Vortex Springs