58 days in Arizona Itinerary

58 days in Arizona Itinerary

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58 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Montreal
+2
Fly + train + bus:  8​h
Scottsdale
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
Page
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 9 nights
Drive:  4​h
Chinle
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Petrified Forest National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Willcox
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Patagonia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Tucson
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Payson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Prescott
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Sedona
— 7 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Montreal

6
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Get in touch with nature at Boyce Thompson Arboretum and Apache Trail Scenic Drive. Bring the kids along to Desert Botanical Garden and McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Get out of town with these interesting Scottsdale side-trips: Dolly Steamboat (in Tortilla Flat), Watson's Hat Shop (in Cave Creek) and Queen Creek Olive Mill (in Queen Creek). Next up on the itinerary: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Butterfly Wonderland, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Goldfield Ghost Town, and get in on the family fun at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Scottsdale day trip site .

Montreal, Canada to Scottsdale is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Montreal to Scottsdale due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Montreal in June: high temperatures in Scottsdale hover around 48°C and lows are around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Scottsdale

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Desert Botanical Garden, the Dolly Steamboat, Queen Creek Olive Mill, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Watson's Hat Shop
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
McDowell Sonoran Preserve ©
McDowell Sonoran Preserve

6
nights
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 Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Take a break from the city and head to Horseshoe Bend and River Rafting & Tubing. Step out of Page to go to Marble Canyon and see Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway, which is approximately 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam, explore the fascinating underground world of Water Holes Canyon, and explore the striking landscape at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Page trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Scottsdale to Page takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Scottsdale in June, with highs in Page at 41°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

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

9
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rim Trail and Grandview Point. Visiting Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Havasu Falls in Supai (about 1h 05 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Hermit Trail, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, and take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Chinle.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Havasu Falls
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

4
nights
Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Get outdoors at White House Ruins Trail and Canyon de Chelly National Monument. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Spider Rock, take in breathtaking views at Canyon del Muerto, and cruise along South Rim Drive.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Chinle online road trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Chinle in 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Chinle are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Chinle

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Highlights from your plan
Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Canyon del Muerto ©
Canyon del Muerto

5
nights
Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Explore hidden gems such as Crystal Forest Loop and Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area. Escape the urban bustle at Rainbow Forest and Painted Desert. Explore Petrified Forest National Park's surroundings by going to Holbrook (Jim Gray's Petrified Wood Co. & Navajo County Historical Museum). And it doesn't end there: hike along Blue Mesa, look for all kinds of wild species at Long Logs Loop, take a peaceful walk through Jasper Forest Overlook, and make a trip to Painted Desert Inn.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Petrified Forest National Park online travel route planner .

Drive from Chinle to Petrified Forest National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Willcox.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Holbrook, Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Forest Loop ©
Crystal Forest Loop
Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa
Giant Logs ©
Giant Logs

2
nights
Willcox

Willcox ©
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Apple Annie's You-Pick Orchard and then see the interesting displays at Gammons Gulch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Bowie National Historic Site and then pause for some photo ops at Chiricahua National Monument.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Willcox tour itinerary builder .

Drive from Petrified Forest National Park to Willcox in 5.5 hours. In July in Willcox, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Patagonia.

Things to do in Willcox

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trip

Gammons Gulch
Highlights from your plan
Chiricahua National Monument ©
Chiricahua National Monument
Fort Bowie National Historic Site ©
Fort Bowie National Historic Site
Apple Annie's You-Pick Orchard ©
Apple Annie's You-Pick Orchard

3
nights
Patagonia

Patagonia ©
Patagonia is a town in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States. Visiting Patagonia Lake State Park and Ramsey Canyon Preserve will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Tumacacori National Historical Park and Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve. Go for a jaunt from Patagonia to Hereford to see San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area about 58 minutes away.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Patagonia journey planner.

Traveling by car from Willcox to Patagonia takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Willcox in July, with highs in Patagonia at 38°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Patagonia

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve, San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, Tumacacori National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Tumacacori National Historical Park ©

7
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Kitt Peak National Observatory and Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch. Take a break from the city and head to Reid Park Zoo and Tucson Mountain Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tucson: Biosphere 2 (in Oracle), Colossal Cave Mountain Park (in Vail) and Titan Missile Museum (in Sahuarita). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Catalina State Park, stop by Buffalo Exchange, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tohono Chul, and explore the stunning scenery at Madera Canyon.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tucson tour planning app .

Drive from Patagonia to Tucson in 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Patagonia in July: high temperatures in Tucson hover around 42°C and lows are around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Payson.

Things to do in Tucson

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Colossal Cave Mountain Park, Biosphere 2, Titan Missile Museum, Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, Mount Lemmon
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Kitt Peak National Observatory ©
Kitt Peak National Observatory
Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch ©
Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

2
nights
Payson

Payson ©
Payson is a town in northern Gila County, Arizona, United States. On the 20th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Mogollon Rim. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park and then identify plant and animal life at Ranch At Fossil Creek Llc.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Payson trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Payson takes 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tucson in July; daily highs in Payson reach 37°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Prescott.

Things to do in Payson

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Ranch At Fossil Creek Llc
Highlights from your plan
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park ©
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Ranch At Fossil Creek Llc ©
Ranch At Fossil Creek Llc
Mogollon Rim ©
Mogollon Rim

6
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Visiting Lynx Lake Recreation Area and Prescott National Forest will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Watson Lake and Downtown Historic Area. Change things up with a short trip to The Rusty Bolt in Seligman (about 1h 35 min away).

Plan a trip to Prescott easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Payson to Prescott by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Prescott are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Prescott

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

The Rusty Bolt, Route 66
Highlights from your plan
Watson Lake ©
Watson Lake
Prescott National Forest ©
Prescott National Forest
Goldwater Lake ©
Goldwater Lake

7
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kids will enjoy Lava River Cave and Sedona Star Gazing. Get in touch with nature at Broken Arrow Trail and Montezuma Well. Change things up with these side-trips from Sedona: V-Bar-V Heritage Site (in Rimrock) and Flagstaff (Riordan Mansion State Historic Park & Coconino National Forest). The adventure continues: hike along West Fork Oak Creek Trail, explore the striking landscape at Snoopy Rock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Prescott to Sedona in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Sedona can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Rimrock
Highlights from your plan
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site

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