15 days in Arizona Itinerary

15 days in Arizona Itinerary

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15 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
Willcox
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Chinle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Prescott
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Sedona
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Mexico City

1
night
Willcox

Willcox ©
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. On the 15th (Thu), hike along Heart of Rocks.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Willcox day trip planning site .

Mexico City, Mexico to Willcox is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Willcox is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Mexico City in August, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Willcox: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chinle.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Texas Canyon
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Willcox Playa Wildlife Area ©
Willcox Playa Wildlife Area
Zarpara Vineyard ©
Zarpara Vineyard

1
night
Chinle

Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. On the 17th (Sat), take a memorable drive along South Rim Drive, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then explore the striking landscape at Hope Arch. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Spider Rock, trek along White House Ruins Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Canyon del Muerto.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chinle travel planner.

Traveling by car from Willcox to Chinle takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, Chinle is a bit cooler than Willcox - with highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock
Hope Arch ©
Hope Arch

2
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 19th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, then admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam, and finally pause for some photo ops at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Page using our trip planner.

You can drive from Chinle to Page in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chinle in August: high temperatures in Page hover around 39°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

3
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.
Get outdoors at Hopi Point and Mather Point. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rim Trail and Grandview Point. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, get great views at Yaki Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest.

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

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Prescott.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

2
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Watson Lake, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Whiskey Row, and then trek along Lynx Lake Recreation Area. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Heritage Park Zoo, do a tasting at Granite Creek Vineyards, then get engrossed in the history at Sharlot Hall Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Downtown Historic Area.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Prescott tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Prescott in 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Prescott hover around 35°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Granite Creek Vineyards
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Watson Lake ©
Watson Lake
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row
Granite Creek Vineyards ©
Granite Creek Vineyards

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Escape the urban bustle at Lava River Cave and Arizona Snowbowl. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Montezuma Well and Doe Mountain Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Riordan Mansion State Historic Park in Flagstaff (about 52 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fay Canyon Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Snoopy Rock, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sedona travel route planning tool .

Drive from Prescott to Sedona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Montezuma Well
Highlights from your plan
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave

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