13 days in Arizona Itinerary

13 days in Arizona Itinerary

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13 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Tucson
— 1 night
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Petrified Forest National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Williams
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Page
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Boston

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Phoenix itinerary app .

Boston to Phoenix is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Boston, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Phoenix, ranging from highs of 105°F to lows of 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Elan Wollitzer Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Sat), take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, then view the masterpieces at Etherton Gallery, and then get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tucson trip planner .

Getting from Phoenix to Tucson by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in August, with highs in Tucson at 96°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Etherton Gallery ©
Etherton Gallery

1
night
Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
You've now added Painted Desert to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Crystal Forest Loop and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Petrified Forest National Park day trip planning website .

Getting from Tucson to Petrified Forest National Park by combination of shuttle, flight, and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tucson in August, you will find days in Petrified Forest National Park are little chillier (80°F), and nights are colder (50°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert
Crystal Forest Trail ©
Crystal Forest Trail

3
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get outdoors at Cathedral Rock and Walnut Canyon National Monument. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chapel of the Holy Cross and Historic Downtown and Railroad District. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sedona: Meteor Crater Natural Landmark (in Winslow) and Arizona Copper Art Museum (in Clarkdale). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood, take in the exciting artwork at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, and do a tasting at Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Sedona tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Petrified Forest National Park to Sedona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Petrified Forest National Park in August; daily highs in Sedona reach 89°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Williams.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Cottonwood, Meteor Crater, Arizona Copper Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

3
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Powell Point. Explore Williams' surroundings by going to Grand Canyon National Park (Hopi House, Yavapai Point, & more).

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Williams itinerary planner .

Getting from Sedona to Williams by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sedona in August, with highs in Williams at 78°F and lows at 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
On the 18th (Sun), cruise along Cape Royal and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Old Cliff Dwellers Lodge (Blanche Russell Rock House), steep yourself in history at Navajo Bridge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and finally take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Page planner .

You can drive from Williams to Page in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Williams in August: high temperatures in Page hover around 93°F and lows are around 69°F. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Old Cliff Dwellers Lodge (Blanche Russell Rock House)
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cape Royal ©
Cape Royal

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