15 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

15 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

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Coolidge
— 3 nights
2
Scottsdale
— 8 nights
3
Wickenburg
— 2 nights

3
nights
Coolidge

Coolidge ©
Coolidge is a city in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and Schnepf Farms. Venture out of the city with trips to Queen Creek (San Tan Mountain Regional Park & Queen Creek Olive Mill) and Florence (St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery & Tom Mix Memorial). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at McFarland State Historic Park, play a few rounds at Poston Butte Golf Club, and stop by Happy Adobe.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Coolidge journey planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Coolidge is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in October: highs in Coolidge hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Coolidge

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Florence, Queen Creek
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Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery ©
St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery
Queen Creek Olive Mill ©
Queen Creek Olive Mill

8
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West and Commemorative Air Force Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Penske Racing Museum and Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Scottsdale: Usery Mountain Regional Park (in Mesa), Cave Creek (Rancho Manana Golf Club & Spur Cross Ranch) and Apache Junction (Goldfield Ghost Town & Superstition Mountain Museum). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piestewa Peak, see the interesting displays at Arizona Museum of Natural History, and admire the masterpieces at Mesa Arts Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Scottsdale online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Coolidge to Scottsdale by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Wickenburg.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Phoenix, Mesa, Gilbert, Cave Creek, Apache Junction
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Commemorative Air Force Museum ©
Commemorative Air Force Museum
Mesa Arts Center ©
Mesa Arts Center

2
nights
Wickenburg

Wickenburg ©
Wickenburg is a town primarily located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with a portion in neighboring Yavapai County. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Desert Caballeros Western Museum, thenshop like a local with Gramma Lizards, and then walk around Lake Pleasant Regional Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours, identify plant and animal life at Hassayampa River Preserve, and then stroll through Vulture Peak Trail.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Wickenburg trip builder tool.

You can drive from Scottsdale to Wickenburg in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Scottsdale in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Wickenburg, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wickenburg

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Pleasant Regional Park
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Desert Caballeros Western Museum ©
Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Hassayampa River Preserve ©
Hassayampa River Preserve
Gramma Lizards ©
Gramma Lizards

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