16 days in Arizona & Monument Valley Itinerary

16 days in Arizona & Monument Valley Itinerary

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16 days in Arizona & Monument Valley Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Petrified Forest National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Tucson
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Columbus

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.
Page is known for nature, wildlife, adventure, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon and take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Page visit planning site .

Columbus to Page is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Columbus to Page is minus 2 hours. In December in Page, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 30°F at night. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Monument Valley.

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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

Plan trip to Monument Valley with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. In December, Monument Valley is little chillier than Page - with highs of 41°F and lows of 20°F. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 18th (Wed).

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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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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.
For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park visit app .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Monument Valley in December since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 15°F. You'll set off for Petrified Forest National Park on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours

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nights
Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Petrified Forest National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Petrified Forest National Park by car takes about 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 19°F. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off toSedona.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks Nature Trails

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Petrified Forest National Park to Sedona by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Petrified Forest National Park in December, expect Sedona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 54°F and 38°F. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Sedona

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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 Saguaro National Park to your itinerary. On the 26th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Saguaro National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tucson trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Sedona to Tucson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Sedona in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tucson: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 41°F at night. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

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Saguaro National Park ©
Saguaro National Park

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