15 days in Arizona & Goldfield Itinerary

15 days in Arizona & Goldfield Itinerary

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15 days in Arizona & Goldfield Itinerary

Start: Madison
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Goldfield
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Mesa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Tombstone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Tucson
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Madison

1
night
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 1st (Fri), look for gifts at Big Lake Trading Post.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Page trip itinerary maker site .

Madison to Page is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madison to Page. While traveling from Madison, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Page, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Goldfield.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Glen Canyon Dam ©
Glen Canyon Dam

1
day
Goldfield

Goldfield ©
Goldfield is an unincorporated community and the county seat of Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the striking features of Esmeralda County Courthouse, don't miss a visit to International Car Forest of The Last Church, don't miss a visit to Goldfield Hotel, then stop by Elite Trading Post, and finally mingle with the ghosts of the past at Gold Point Ghost Town.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Goldfield planning site .

Traveling by car from Page to Goldfield takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Page to Goldfield due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Page in March, Goldfield is little chillier at night with lows of 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Goldfield

Historic Sites Shopping
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Gold Point Ghost Town ©
Gold Point Ghost Town
Goldfield Hotel ©
Goldfield Hotel
Esmeralda County Courthouse ©
Esmeralda County Courthouse

1
night
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 4th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then trek along Rim Trail. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route builder app .

Getting from Goldfield to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Goldfield in March since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Desert View Watchtower ©
Desert View Watchtower
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Sedona Airport Overlook, then hike along West Fork Oak Creek Trail, and then hike along Broken Arrow Trail. On your second day here, see the sky in a new way at Sedona Star Gazing, then meet the residents at Out of Africa Wildlife Park, and then do a tasting at Page Springs Cellars.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sedona trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Page Springs Cellars, Out of Africa Wildlife Park
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Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Sedona Airport Overlook ©
Sedona Airport Overlook
West Fork Oak Creek Trail ©
West Fork Oak Creek Trail

2
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. On the 8th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinnacle Peak Park and then trot along with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at McDowell Sonoran Preserve, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then look for gifts at Outrageous Olive Oil & Vinegar, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Elan Wollitzer Gallery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Scottsdale online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Scottsdale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Sedona in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Scottsdale: highs are around 82°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mesa.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Phoenix
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Pinnacle Peak Park ©
Pinnacle Peak Park
Outrageous Olive Oil & Vinegars ©
Outrageous Olive Oil & Vinegars

1
night
Mesa

Mesa ©
Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): ponder the design of Fountain Park, indulge your taste buds at Superstition Ranch Market, then learn about all things military at Commemorative Air Force Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Usery Mountain Regional Park.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Mesa attractions planner.

Mesa is very close to Scottsdale. In March in Mesa, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Tombstone.

Things to do in Mesa

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Fountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Usery Mountain Regional Park ©
Usery Mountain Regional Park
Commemorative Air Force Museum ©
Commemorative Air Force Museum
Fountain Park ©
Fountain Park

1
night
Tombstone

Tombstone ©
Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, then admire all the interesting features of Queen Mine Tour, and then steep yourself in history at Allen Street.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tombstone online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mesa to Tombstone takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Mesa in March, expect Tombstone to be a bit cooler, temps between 72°F and 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Queen Mine Tour
Highlights from your plan
Allen Street ©
Allen Street
Queen Mine Tour ©
Queen Mine Tour

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Titan Missile Museum and Gates Pass. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tohono Chul, meet the residents at Reid Park Zoo, get curious at Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, and get a taste of the local shopping with Etherton Gallery.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tucson online journey planner .

Getting from Tombstone to Tucson by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Tucson can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Sahuarita
Highlights from your plan
Tohono Chul ©
Tohono Chul
Titan Missile Museum ©
Titan Missile Museum
Gates Pass ©
Gates Pass

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