15 days in Arizona Itinerary

15 days in Arizona Itinerary

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15 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
Fly + bus + train:  11​h 45​min
1
Tombstone
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Yuma
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Prescott
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Page
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

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.
To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tombstone visit website .

Washington DC to Tombstone is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tombstone, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yuma.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites Museums
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Allen Street ©
Allen Street
The Tombstone Epitaph ©
The Tombstone Epitaph

1
night
Yuma

Yuma ©
Yuma is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Colorado River State Historic Park, then get engrossed in the history at Arizona Historical Society Sanguinetti House Museum & Garden, then admire the majestic nature at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, and finally admire the masterpieces at Yuma Art Center.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yuma sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tombstone to Yuma takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Tombstone in May, expect Yuma to be a bit warmer, temps between 93°F and 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Prescott.

Things to do in Yuma

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
On the 10th (Fri), explore by horseback at Lynx Lake Recreation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with Newman Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Ian Russell Gallery of Fine Art, then get to know the fascinating history of Whiskey Row, then ponder the design of Yavapai County Courthouse Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Downtown Historic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Sharlot Hall Museum, explore the striking landscape at Community Nature Center Open Space Preserve, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Watson Lake.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Prescott route builder site .

You can drive from Yuma to Prescott in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from Yuma in May, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Prescott: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Prescott

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Do some cultural sightseeing at V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Boynton Canyon Trail and Doe Mountain Trail. The adventure continues: trek along West Fork Oak Creek Trail, stroll through Broken Arrow Trail, take a stroll through Historic Old Town Cottonwood, and view the masterpieces at Village Gallery of Local Artists.

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

You can drive from Prescott to Sedona in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Prescott in May, Sedona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Historic Old Town Cottonwood
Highlights from your plan
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hermit's Rest and Kolb Studio. Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Hopi Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder app .

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 33°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, delve into the distant past at Navajo National Monument, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Page route planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Page, with highs around 79°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Navajo National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

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