22 days in Arizona Itinerary

22 days in Arizona Itinerary

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22 days in Arizona Itinerary

Stockholm
Fly:  17​h 15​min
Tucson
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
Page
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Flagstaff
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cottonwood
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Prescott
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
Stockholm

1
day
Tucson

Tucson
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.
To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tucson trip builder site .

Stockholm, Sweden to Tucson is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Stockholm to Tucson due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Stockholm in September, with highs in Tucson at 40°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Titan Missile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Titan Missile Museum
Titan Missile Museum
DeGrazia Gallery In the Sun ©
DeGrazia Gallery In the Sun
Buffalo Exchange Tucson ©
Buffalo Exchange Tucson

4
days
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Get outdoors at Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Discover out-of-the-way places like Glen Canyon Dam and Antelope Point Marina Village. The adventure continues: admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, explore the activities along Lake Powell, and get great views at Horseshoe Bend.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Page online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to Page takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, Page is little chillier than Tucson - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glen Canyon Dam, Lake Powell
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

5
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Grandview Point. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mather Point and Desert View Watchtower. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Hopi Point, steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio, and head outdoors with Shoshone Point.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Desert View Watchtower ©
Desert View Watchtower

3
days
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and Historic Downtown and Railroad District. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lava River Cave and Arizona Snowbowl. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Northern Arizona, sample the tasty concoctions at Mother Road Brewing Company, and delve into the lush surroundings at Coconino National Forest.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff holiday builder app .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cottonwood.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Museum of Northern Arizona
Museum of Northern Arizona
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave

4
days
Cottonwood

Cottonwood ©
Cottonwood serves as a base for exploring the Verde Valley.
Get some cultural insight at Historic Old Town Cottonwood and Jerome State Historic Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Broken Arrow Trail and Doe Mountain Trail. Step out of Cottonwood to go to Payson and see Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Boynton Canyon Trail, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town, take in the exciting artwork at Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery, and learn about winemaking at Page Springs Cellars.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cottonwood journey website .

You can drive from Flagstaff to Cottonwood in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in September; daily highs in Cottonwood reach 36°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Cottonwood

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Jerome, Sedona, Page Springs Cellars, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Highlights from your plan
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park ©
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park

3
days
Prescott

Prescott ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Downtown Historic Area and Sharlot Hall Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Whiskey Row and Fort Whipple Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Prescott trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Cottonwood to Prescott takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cottonwood in September, things will get little chillier in Prescott: highs are around 32°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lynx Lake Recreation Area ©
Lynx Lake Recreation Area
Sharlot Hall Museum
Sharlot Hall Museum
Watson Lake ©
Watson Lake

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