10 days in Buckeye & Lake Powell Itinerary

10 days in Buckeye & Lake Powell Itinerary

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Fly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Drive to Buckeye
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Buckeye
— 3 nights
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Lake Powell
— 6 nights
Drive to Page Municipal Airport, Fly to Washington

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Buckeye — 3 nights

Buckeye is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona and is the westernmost suburb in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Get out of town with these interesting Buckeye side-trips: Ajo (New Cornelia Open Pit Mining Lookout & Puerto Blanco Scenic Drive), Vulture Mine (in Wickenburg) and Historic Gillespie Dam Bridge (in Arlington). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at White Tank Mountain Regional Park, tee off at Sundance Golf Club, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Regional Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Buckeye road trip planning tool.

Washington to Buckeye is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Washington to Buckeye, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington in September: high temperatures in Buckeye hover around 96°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Lake Powell.
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Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Trails
Side Trips

Lake Powell — 6 nights

Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Venture out of the city with trips to Keet Seel Navajo National Monument (in Shonto) and Grosvenor Arch (in Big Water). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway, head outdoors with Canyon Boat Rentals, explore the striking landscape at Grand Gulch Primitive Area, and trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Lake Powell route app.

Getting from Buckeye to Lake Powell by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, Lake Powell is a bit cooler than Buckeye - with highs of 86°F and lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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