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Trip List by TA_MikeW

Weekend getaways from Phoenix

Apr 1, 2006  Phoenix resident
2.5 of 5 stars based on 10 votes

Several out of town destinations that are within driving distance for a weekend trip

  • 1. Puerto Penasco, Mexico
    Puerto Penasco

    More popularly known to tourists as Rocky Point, this beach is about four hours south of Phoenix, not too far past the Mexico border on Highway 85.

  • 2. San Diego, California
    San Diego, California

    About six hours to the west, it's perfect for having one day at the beach and one day of visiting the local zoos and other attractions.

  • 3. Grand Canyon National Park
    Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

    Just a four hour drive to the north takes you to this natural wonder, leaving you plenty of time to explore the park.

  • 4. Sedona, Arizona
    Sedona, Arizona

    Get away for a relaxing weekend at one of the local resorts among the red rocks, just a couple hours north of Phoenix.

  • 5. Las Vegas, Nevada
    Las Vegas, Nevada

    Sin City is only six hours to the north, after a scenic drive through the desert, just across the Hoover Dam

  • 6. Flagstaff, Arizona
    Flagstaff, Arizona

    Head a couple hours north up into the mountains for hiking, camping and skiing.

  • 7. Lake Havasu, Arizona
    Lake Havasu, Lake Havasu City, Arizona

    Many recreational opportunities are available on and around this lake, four hours to the west.