8 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona Itinerary

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Coolidge
— 1 night
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Scottsdale
— 4 nights
3
Wickenburg
— 2 nights

1
night
Coolidge

Coolidge ©
Coolidge is a city in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. On the 16th (Sun), stroll through Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery, and then take in the awesome beauty at San Tan Mountain Regional Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Coolidge trip maker.

Seattle to Coolidge is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Coolidge is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in February, you will find days in Coolidge are much warmer (°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Coolidge

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

San Tan Mountain Regional Park, St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery
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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
San Tan Mountain Regional Park ©
San Tan Mountain Regional Park

4
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lost Dutchman State Park and Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center. Get outdoors at Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch and Spur Cross Ranch. Explore Scottsdale's surroundings by going to Horseback Riding Tours (in Cave Creek) and Superstition Mountain Museum (in Apache Junction). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Wollitzer Gallery, pick up some local products at Superstition Ranch Market, and do a tasting at Aridus Wine Company.

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Traveling by car from Coolidge to Scottsdale takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Scottsdale are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Wickenburg.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Cave Creek, Apache Junction, Musical Instrument Museum, Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, Superstition Ranch Market
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Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch ©
Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch
Spur Cross Ranch ©
Spur Cross Ranch
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center

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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 21st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Desert Caballeros Western Museum and then view the masterpieces at Gramma Lizards. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at Hassayampa River Preserve, and then walk around Lake Pleasant Regional Park.

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You can drive from Scottsdale to Wickenburg in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Scottsdale in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Wickenburg, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wickenburg

Museums Parks 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
Off-Road Tours

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