9 days in Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Arizona Itinerary

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9 days in Arizona Itinerary

Glendale
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Flagstaff
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cottonwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Prescott
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Glendale

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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.
Vermilion Cliffs National Monument has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Page trip itinerary maker

Glendale to Page is an approximately 2-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, Page is slightly colder than Glendale - with highs of 93°F and lows of 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Vermilion Cliffs National Monument ©

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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 Hopi Point and Grandview Point. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, hike along Rim Trail, and stop by Canyon Village Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in August, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 50°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Walnut Canyon National Monument and then view the masterpieces at Northern Arizona University.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff online holiday builder

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Flagstaff are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cottonwood.

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Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Northern Arizona University
Northern Arizona University

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Cottonwood

Cottonwood ©
Cottonwood serves as a base for exploring the Verde Valley.
On the 11th (Sat), wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood, then see the interesting displays at Arizona Copper Art Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Page Springs Cellars.

Plan my day in Cottonwood using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Flagstaff to Cottonwood in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff in August, things will get a bit warmer in Cottonwood: highs are around 93°F and lows about 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Prescott.

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Page Springs Cellars, Arizona Copper Art Museum
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Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Page Springs Cellars
Page Springs Cellars

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Prescott

Prescott ©
On the 12th (Sun), trek along Lynx Lake Recreation Area and then learn about winemaking at Granite Creek Vineyards LLC. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Smoki Museum, then learn about winemaking at Superstition Meadery, and then get to know the fascinating history of Whiskey Row.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Prescott trip itinerary planner

Traveling by car from Cottonwood to Prescott takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cottonwood in August, plan for little chillier days in Prescott, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Prescott

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Granite Creek Vineyards LLC
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Lynx Lake Recreation Area ©
Lynx Lake Recreation Area
Granite Creek Vineyards LLC
Granite Creek Vineyards LLC
Superstition Meadery
Superstition Meadery

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