11 days in Arizona`s West Coast Itinerary

11 days in Arizona`s West Coast Itinerary

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11 days in Arizona`s West Coast Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
1
Kingman
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Lake Havasu City
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Yuma
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Vancouver

4
nights
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Explore Kingman's surroundings by going to Joshua Tree Ostrich Ranch and Guest House (in Dolan Springs), Oatman (Oatman Ghost Town, Oatman Gift Shack, &more) and Grand Canyon Caverns (in Peach Springs). Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Grand Canyon Skywalk, look for all kinds of wild species at Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees, admire the masterpieces at Mohave Museum of History and Arts, and examine the collection at Kingman Army Air Field Museum.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kingman trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Kingman is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Kingman. Traveling from Vancouver in April, you will find days in Kingman are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Kingman

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Oatman, Hualapai Reservation, Colbaugh Processing Inc. The source for Kingman Turquoise, Joshua Tree Ostrich Ranch and Guest House, Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees
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Grand Canyon Caverns ©
Grand Canyon Caverns
Grand Canyon Skywalk ©
Grand Canyon Skywalk
Desert Diamond Distillery ©
Desert Diamond Distillery

3
nights
Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Lake Havasu City is known for nature, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to London Bridge, immerse yourself in nature at Lake Havasu State Park, get engrossed in the history at Lake Havasu Museum of History, and try your luck at Havasu Landing Casino.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lake Havasu City trip builder.

Drive from Kingman to Lake Havasu City in 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kingman to Lake Havasu City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kingman in May, expect Lake Havasu City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 40°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yuma.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Lake Havasu ©
Lake Havasu
London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Sara Park ©
Sara Park

3
nights
Yuma

Yuma ©
Yuma is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Yuma Proving Ground Heritage Center, examine the collection at Castle Dome Mine Museum, and then head outdoors with Telegraph Pass. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Lutes Casino, then immerse yourself in nature at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Colorado River State Historic Park, and finally stroll around Stewart Vincent Wolf Creative Playground.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yuma tour planning website.

You can drive from Lake Havasu City to Yuma in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Yuma are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yuma

Museums Parks Nature
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Castle Dome Mine Museum ©
Castle Dome Mine Museum