5 days in Tucson, Mesa & Phoenix Itinerary

5 days in Tucson, Mesa & Phoenix Itinerary

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Drive to Washington Dulles International Airport, Fly to Tucson International Airport / Morris Air National Guard Base
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Tucson
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Mesa
— 1 night
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Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport, Drive to Altoona

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Tucson

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): indulge your taste buds at Arizona Winery Tours and then explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then do a tasting at Arizona Hops and Vines.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tucson trip itinerary app.

Altoona to Tucson is an approximately 13-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Altoona to Tucson, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Altoona in September, expect Tucson to be somewhat warmer, temps between 92°F and 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mesa.

Things to do in Tucson

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:

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Mesa

Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. You've now added Spa Avania to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at Spa Avania, then relax and float downstream with Salt River Tubing, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mesa tour planner.

Getting from Tucson to Mesa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and tram. Traveling from Tucson in September, Mesa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Mesa

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:

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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take a stroll through Mill Avenue District, take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain, and then see Stellar Adventures.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Phoenix road trip planning site.

Phoenix is very close to Mesa. In September in Phoenix, expect temperatures between 99°F during the day and 78°F at night. You will leave for home on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Phoenix

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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