12 days in Arizona Itinerary

12 days in Arizona Itinerary

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12 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Holbrook
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Prescott
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Tusayan
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Petrified Forest National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Philadelphia

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hours
Holbrook

Holbrook
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. On the 10th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Petrified Forest National Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Holbrook using our trip planner.

Philadelphia to Holbrook is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Philadelphia to Holbrook, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Philadelphia in August, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Holbrook: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Holbrook

Nature Parks

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): hike along Fay Canyon Trail, trek along Doe Mountain Trail, and then do a tasting at Page Springs Cellars.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sedona holiday planner .

You can drive from Holbrook to Sedona in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Sedona are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Page Springs Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail
Page Springs Cellars ©
Page Springs Cellars

1
night
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Whiskey Row, then steep yourself in history at Downtown Historic Area, then contemplate the long history of Yavapai County Courthouse Square, and finally explore the activities along Lynx Lake Recreation Area.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Prescott tour planner.

Drive from Sedona to Prescott in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Sedona in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Prescott, with lows of 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tusayan.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Yavapai County Courthouse Square ©
Yavapai County Courthouse Square

3
nights
Tusayan

Tusayan ©
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bright Angel Point and Kolb Studio. Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail will get you outdoors. Step out of Tusayan with an excursion to Cape Royal in Grand Canyon National Park--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Yavapai Point, get great views at Yaki Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tusayan route planner .

Traveling by car from Prescott to Tusayan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Prescott in August, with highs in Tusayan at 80°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Tusayan

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Page trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Tusayan to Page in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tusayan in August: high temperatures in Page hover around 93°F and lows are around 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

3
nights
Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Painted Desert has been added to your itinerary. On the next day, admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert and then look for all kinds of wild species at Long Logs Loop.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Petrified Forest National Park journey planner.

Getting from Page to Petrified Forest National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Page in August, expect Petrified Forest National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 80°F and 50°F. On the 20th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert
Rainbow Forest Museum ©
Rainbow Forest Museum

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