14 days in Arizona Itinerary

14 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Asheville
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  9 h
1
Tempe
— 1 day
Bus:  30 min
2
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Mesa
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
4
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Prescott
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Sedona
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h
7
Flagstaff
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
9
Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
10
Yuma
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h
11
Tucson
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  9 h 30 min
End: Asheville

1
day
Tempe

Tempe ©
Tempe, also known as Hayden's Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2010 population of 161,719. On the 1st (Sun), wander the streets of Mill Avenue District, then take an in-depth tour of Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Arizona Mills.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tempe trip builder site.

Asheville to Tempe is an approximately 9- hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Asheville to Tempe is minus 2 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Asheville in March, with highs in Tempe at 82°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can take a bus to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Tempe

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Arizona Mills ©
Arizona Mills

2
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes OdySea Aquarium. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at OdySea Aquarium.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Scottsdale day trip planning site.

Scottsdale is very close to Tempe. In March, daytime highs in Scottsdale are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Mesa.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
OdySea Aquarium ©
OdySea Aquarium
SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium ©
SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium

1
night
Mesa

Mesa ©
Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. On the 4th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Superstition Ranch Market and then contemplate the long history of Goldfield Ghost Town.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Mesa trip itinerary maker website.

Mesa is just a stone's throw from Scottsdale. In March, daytime highs in Mesa are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Phoenix.

Things to do in Mesa

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Goldfield Ghost Town
Highlights from your plan
Goldfield Ghost Town ©
Goldfield Ghost Town
Superstition Ranch Market ©
Superstition Ranch Market

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You've now added Phoenix Zoo to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then take a stroll through Old Town Scottsdale. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Phoenix Zoo.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Phoenix travel route planner.

Phoenix is just a short distance from Mesa. March in Phoenix sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Phoenix

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Old Town Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Phoenix Zoo ©
Phoenix Zoo

few
hours
Prescott

Prescott
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kalusa Miniature Airplane Collection. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kalusa Miniature Airplane Collection.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Prescott attractions planning tool.

Drive from Phoenix to Prescott in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in March: highs in Prescott hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 35°F. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Prescott

Museums

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Montezuma Castle National Monument and Whiskey Row. Change things up with these side-trips from Sedona: Prescott (Bucky O'Neill Monument, Heritage Park Zoo, &more). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sedona trip planner.

Drive from Prescott to Sedona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sedona when traveling from Prescott in March, with lows around 45°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Flagstaff.

Things to do in Sedona

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Prescott, Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Park Zoo ©
Heritage Park Zoo
Montezuma Castle National Monument ©
Montezuma Castle National Monument
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area

few
hours
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.
Museum of Northern Arizona has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museum of Northern Arizona.

Start your trip to Flagstaff by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can take a bus from Sedona to Flagstaff in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in March: highs in Flagstaff hover around 56°F, while lows dip to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Northern Arizona ©
Museum of Northern Arizona

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 9th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

Getting from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March in Grand Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 23°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

1
night
Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 11th (Wed), look for gifts at Lake Havasu Sunday Swap Meet & Vehicle Mart and then admire the majestic nature at Lake Havasu State Park.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Lake Havasu City fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Havasu City in 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Havasu City. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, expect Lake Havasu City to be warmer, temps between 83°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yuma.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Nature Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Havasu State Park ©
Lake Havasu State Park

few
hours
Yuma

Yuma ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Robert G. Fowler Statue and then examine the collection at Castle Dome Mine Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yuma vacation planner.

You can drive from Lake Havasu City to Yuma in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In March in Yuma, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Yuma

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Castle Dome Mine Museum ©
Castle Dome Mine Museum

2
nights
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.
You've now added Reid Park Zoo to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reid Park Zoo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Tucson online attractions planner.

You can drive from Yuma to Tucson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Yuma in March; daily highs in Tucson reach 77°F and lows reach 49°F. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Reid Park Zoo ©
Reid Park Zoo

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