13 days in Modesto & Flagstaff Itinerary

13 days in Modesto & Flagstaff Itinerary

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13 days in Modesto & Flagstaff Itinerary

Start: Redmond
Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
Modesto
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
2
Flagstaff
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Redmond

6
nights
Modesto

Modesto ©
Modesto, officially the City of Modesto, is the county seat and largest city of Stanislaus County, California, United States. When in Modesto, make a side trip to see Northern Mariposa County History Center in Coulterville, approximately 1h 15 min away. Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's still lots to do: get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, trek along Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Modesto trip planner .

Redmond to Modesto is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Redmond in October, expect Modesto to be somewhat warmer, temps between 81°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Modesto

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park, Northern Mariposa County History Center
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Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

5
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Grand Canyon National Park (Hopi Point, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more) and Tusayan General Store (in Tusayan). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, see the interesting displays at Museum of Northern Arizona, pause for some photo ops at Wupatki National Monument, and trek along Old Cave Crater Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff day trip website .

Explore your travel options from Modesto to Flagstaff with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Modesto to Flagstaff is 1 hour. Traveling from Modesto in October, expect nights in Flagstaff to be cooler, around 33°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Tusayan General Store
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Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument

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