38 days in Arizona Itinerary

38 days in Arizona Itinerary

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38 days in Arizona Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  25​h
Tombstone
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Tucson
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Yuma
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Flagstaff
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cottonwood
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Prescott
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Page
— 3 nights
Fly + tram:  2​h
Mesa
— 2 nights
Fly:  24​h
New Delhi

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Allen Street and Fort Bowie National Historic Site. Step off the beaten path and head to Chiricahua National Monument and Cochise Stronghold. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, take an unorthodox tour of Bird Cage Theatre, explore and take pictures at Queen Mine Tour, and get engrossed in the history at Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tombstone trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Tombstone is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 12 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in February, expect Tombstone to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bisbee, Willcox, Cochise Stronghold
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The Tombstone Epitaph ©
The Tombstone Epitaph
Cochise Stronghold ©
Cochise Stronghold
Fort Bowie National Historic Site ©
Fort Bowie National Historic Site

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Titan Missile Museum and Gates Pass. Get out of town with these interesting Tucson side-trips: Tumacacori National Historical Park (in Tumacacori) and Biosphere 2 (in Oracle). There's much more to do: stroll through Tohono Chul, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reid Park Zoo, examine the collection at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, and admire the majestic nature at Catalina State Park.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tucson trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Tombstone to Tucson takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February, daytime highs in Tucson are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yuma.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tumacacori National Historical Park, Titan Missile Museum, Biosphere 2
Highlights from your plan
Tohono Chul
Tohono Chul
Tumacacori National Historical Park ©
Titan Missile Museum
Titan Missile Museum

3
days
Yuma

Yuma ©
Yuma is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park and Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park. Explore hidden gems such as Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area and Lutes Casino. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Castle Dome Mine Museum and head outdoors with Telegraph Pass.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yuma itinerary planning website .

Drive from Tucson to Yuma in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Tucson in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Yuma: highs are around 32°C and lows about 14°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Yuma

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and Rock Art Canyon Ranch. Visit Historic Downtown and Railroad District and Walnut Canyon National Monument for their historical value. Step out of Flagstaff with an excursion to Williams Depot in Williams--about 40 minutes away. On the 6th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Arizona Snowbowl. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Northern Arizona and glide through natural beauty at Flagstaff Nordic Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Flagstaff online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Yuma to Flagstaff in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Yuma in March: high temperatures in Flagstaff hover around 13°C and lows are around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cottonwood.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Williams Depot, Rock Art Canyon Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Arizona Snowbowl
Arizona Snowbowl

5
days
Cottonwood

Cottonwood
Cottonwood serves as a base for exploring the Verde Valley.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palatki Ruins and Tuzigoot National Monument. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cottonwood: Sedona (Honanki Heritage Site, Broken Arrow Trail, & more). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Out of Africa Wildlife Park, explore and take pictures at Blazin' M Ranch, stop by Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders, and trek along Boynton Canyon Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cottonwood trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Cottonwood takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Cottonwood: highs are around 21°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Cottonwood

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Sedona, Out of Africa Wildlife Park, V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Tuzigoot National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Out of Africa Wildlife Park
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Tuzigoot National Monument ©
Tuzigoot National Monument

4
days
Prescott

Prescott ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Downtown Historic Area and Whiskey Row. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Watson Lake and Horseback Riding Tours. Step out of Prescott with an excursion to Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg--about 1h 15 min away.

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Getting from Cottonwood to Prescott by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Cottonwood in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Prescott, with lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Prescott

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wickenburg
Highlights from your plan
Lynx Lake Recreation Area ©
Lynx Lake Recreation Area
Watson Lake ©
Watson Lake

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. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Prescott to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Prescott in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glen Canyon Dam Overlook and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Visit Navajo National Monument and Old Cliff Dwellers Lodge (Blanche Russell Rock House) for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam, take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, get outside with Wahweap Overlook, and appreciate the history behind Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Page trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, expect Page to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mesa.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Old Cliff Dwellers Lodge (Blanche Russell Rock House), Navajo National Monument, Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument

1
day
Mesa

Mesa ©
Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the State of Arizona and is a suburb located about 20mi east of Phoenix. On the 27th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, see a world frozen in time at Goldfield (Ghost Town), and then admire the local landmark of Fountain Park.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mesa travel website .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from Page to Mesa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Page in March, with highs in Mesa at 28°C and lows at 13°C. On the 28th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Mesa

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Goldfield (Ghost Town), Fountain Park, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Goldfield (Ghost Town) ©
Goldfield (Ghost Town)
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Fountain Park ©
Fountain Park

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