29 days in Arizona Itinerary

29 days in Arizona Itinerary

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29 days in Arizona Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
Scottsdale
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Williams
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sedona
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Prescott
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
Tombstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Tucson
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly + bus:  10​h
New York City

2
days
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and then admire the majestic nature at Boyce Thompson Arboretum.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale travel website .

New York City to Scottsdale is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Scottsdale, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in March, with highs in Scottsdale at 82°F and lows at 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Scottsdale

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Desert Botanical Garden, Goldfield Ghost Town, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Boyce Thompson Arboretum
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Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
River Rafting & Tubing
Goldfield Ghost Town ©
Goldfield Ghost Town

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument. Escape the urban bustle at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument and Lake Powell National Golf Course. Change things up with a short trip to Navajo National Monument in Shonto (about 1h 30 min away). There's more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Page itinerary planner .

Getting from Scottsdale to Page by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Scottsdale in March; daily highs in Page reach 65°F and lows reach 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Navajo National Monument
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rim Trail and Desert View Watchtower. Escape the urban bustle at Mather Point and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 12th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Grand Canyon National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in March, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (57°F), and nights are colder (22°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
days
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, see the interesting displays at Museum of Northern Arizona, and then wander the streets of Historic Downtown and Railroad District. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Ash Fork Historical Society Museum and then take a peaceful walk through Coconino National Forest.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Williams tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Williams takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, Williams is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Williams

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Ash Fork Historical Society Museum
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Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Museum of Northern Arizona ©
Museum of Northern Arizona
Ash Fork Historical Society Museum ©
Ash Fork Historical Society Museum

5
days
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Take a break from the city and head to Doe Mountain Trail and West Fork Oak Creek Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Boynton Canyon Trail and Out of Africa Wildlife Park. Explore Sedona's surroundings by going to Tuzigoot National Monument (in Clarkdale) and Rimrock (V-Bar-V Heritage Site & Montezuma Well). There's lots more to do: stroll through Broken Arrow Trail, look for gifts at Kachina House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip maker app .

Getting from Williams to Sedona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Williams in March, with highs in Sedona at 67°F and lows at 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Rimrock, Tuzigoot National Monument, Out of Africa Wildlife Park, Page Springs Cellars, Historic Old Town Cottonwood
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West Fork Oak Creek Trail ©
West Fork Oak Creek Trail
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well

3
days
Prescott

Prescott ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Whiskey Row and Downtown Historic Area. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Watson Lake and Lynx Lake Recreation Area.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Prescott day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Sedona to Prescott in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a shuttle. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sedona in March: high temperatures in Prescott hover around 61°F and lows are around 33°F. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tombstone.

Things to do in Prescott

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Granite Creek Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Watson Lake ©
Watson Lake
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum
Granite Creek Vineyards ©
Granite Creek Vineyards

2
days
Tombstone

Tombstone ©
Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Allen Street, see the interesting displays at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, and then examine the collection at Rose Tree Museum and Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of The Tombstone Epitaph, explore and take pictures at Queen Mine Tour, and then get engrossed in the history at Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tombstone trip planner .

You can drive from Prescott to Tombstone in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, train, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prescott in March: high temperatures in Tombstone hover around 69°F and lows are around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Tombstone

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Bisbee
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The Tombstone Epitaph ©
The Tombstone Epitaph
Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum ©
Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

3
days
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Titan Missile Museum and Mission San Xavier del Bac. Get outdoors at Kitt Peak National Observatory and Reid Park Zoo. There's more to do: learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and examine the collection at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tucson road trip planning website .

You can drive from Tombstone to Tucson in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Tombstone in March, expect nights in Tucson to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 75°F. You will leave for home on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Tucson

#Museums, #Parks, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Kitt Peak National Observatory, Titan Missile Museum
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Titan Missile Museum ©
Titan Missile Museum
Kitt Peak National Observatory ©
Kitt Peak National Observatory
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

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