10 days in Arizona Itinerary

10 days in Arizona Itinerary

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10 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  57​h
1
Prescott
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Tusayan
— 1 night
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  11​h
End: Washington DC

1
night
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
On the 21st (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Van Gogh's Ear Gallery and then contemplate the long history of Downtown Historic Area.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Prescott online tour itinerary planner .

Washington DC to Prescott is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Prescott, with lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Head to Son Silver West Gallery and Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Villagefor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Jerome State Historic Park (in Jerome) and Flagstaff (Lava River Cave & Riordan Mansion State Historic Park). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock State Park, hike along Broken Arrow Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Boynton Canyon Trail, and stroll through West Fork Oak Creek Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Prescott to Sedona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Prescott in September, Sedona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tusayan.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Flagstaff, V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Jerome State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©

1
night
Tusayan

Tusayan ©
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. On the 27th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Powell Point, then take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally get great views at Mather Point.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tusayan trip simple and quick.

Drive from Sedona to Tusayan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Sedona in September, plan for little chillier days in Tusayan, with highs around 75°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tusayan

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point

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