8 days in Boulder City, Phoenix & Henderson Itinerary

8 days in Boulder City, Phoenix & Henderson Itinerary

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Boulder City
— 2 nights
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Phoenix
— 4 nights
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Henderson
— 1 night
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Boulder City

— 2 nights

Home of Hoover Dam

A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Valley of Fire State Park as well as Hoover Dam.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Boulder City trip itinerary builder website.

Medford to Boulder City is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Medford in September, with highs in Boulder City at 93°F and lows at 69°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Phoenix.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Phoenix

— 4 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. You've added Musical Instrument Museum, Penske Racing Museum, Pueblo Grande Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Mission San Xavier del Bac and Montezuma Castle National Monument are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson (about 2 hours away). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Boulder City to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Boulder City to Phoenix due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boulder City in September: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 99°F and lows are around 78°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for Henderson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Side Trips

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Henderson

— 1 night
Ranked the second safest city in the United States by Forbes magazine, Henderson is second only to Las Vegas among Nevada's largest cities.
The Mob Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Henderson trip website.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Henderson takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Henderson. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in September: high temperatures in Henderson hover around 93°F and lows are around 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Henderson

Museums

Side Trip

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