26 days in Arizona Itinerary

26 days in Arizona Itinerary

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26 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
Drive:  33​h
1
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Holbrook
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Chinle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Tuba City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Kingman
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Prescott
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Williams
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Sedona
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h
End: St. Petersburg

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): look for gifts at Cactus Quilt Shop and then take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Mission San Xavier del Bac, take some stellar pictures from Gates Pass, then shop like a local with Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tucson itinerary planner.

St. Petersburg to Tucson is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Tucson, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from St. Petersburg in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tucson: temperatures range from 101°F by day to 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums Nature
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Gates Pass ©
Gates Pass
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

1
night
Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): stop by Jim Gray's Petrified Wood Co., then take a peaceful walk through Rainbow Forest, then look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Logs, and finally walk around Petrified Forest National Park.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Holbrook holiday site .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Holbrook takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Tucson in June, things will get a bit cooler in Holbrook: highs are around 96°F and lows about 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chinle.

Things to do in Holbrook

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Petrified Forest National Park
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Giant Logs ©
Giant Logs
Jim Gray's Petrified Wood Co. ©
Jim Gray's Petrified Wood Co.

2
nights
Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take a memorable drive along South Rim Drive, then trek along White House Ruins Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Spider Rock. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore the ancient world of White House Ruin, and then delve into the distant past at Antelope House Ruin.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chinle planner .

You can drive from Holbrook to Chinle in 2 hours. In June, Chinle is slightly colder than Holbrook - with highs of 87°F and lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tuba City.

Things to do in Chinle

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock
Nature & Wildlife Tours
White House Ruin ©
White House Ruin

3
nights
Tuba City

Tuba City ©
Tuba City is an unincorporated town in Coconino County, Arizona, on Navajo lands, in the United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Desert View Watchtower and Dinosaur Tracks. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tuba City: Grand Canyon National Park (Tusayan Museum, Navajo Point, & more). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Tuba City Trading Post.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tuba City tour builder .

You can drive from Chinle to Tuba City in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Chinle in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Tuba City, with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Tuba City

Outdoors Trails Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
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Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Cape Royal ©
Cape Royal
Desert View Watchtower ©
Desert View Watchtower

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Glen Canyon Dam Overlook and Rainbow Bridge National Monument. Get out of town with these interesting Page side-trips: Marble Canyon (in Marble Canyon) and Navajo Bridge (in Grand Canyon National Park). Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. There's still lots to do: see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam, enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend.

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You can drive from Tuba City to Page in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tuba City in June, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (96°F), and nights are warmer (69°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Navajo Bridge, Marble Canyon, Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

2
nights
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Sitgreaves Pass, then see the interesting displays at Kingman Army Air Field Museum, then examine the collection at Hackberry General Store, and finally sample the fine beverages at Desert Diamond Distillery. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Historic Route 66 Museum, then make a trip to Cool Springs Station, then take in the pleasant sights at Oatman Gift Shack, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Oatman Ghost Town.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kingman trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Page to Kingman in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 98°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Prescott.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Oatman, Hackberry General Store
Highlights from your plan
Hackberry General Store ©
Hackberry General Store
Desert Diamond Distillery ©
Desert Diamond Distillery
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum

2
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
On the 17th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Sharlot Hall Museum, then steep yourself in history at Prescott Frontier Days, World's Oldest Rodeo, then explore the activities along Watson Lake, and finally don't miss a visit to GMIHC Learning and Tribute Center. Here are some ideas for day two: explore by horseback at Lynx Lake Recreation Area, view the masterpieces at Newman Gallery, view the masterpieces at 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.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Prescott trip planner .

You can drive from Kingman to Prescott in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kingman in June, with highs in Prescott at 91°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Watson Lake ©
Watson Lake
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum

4
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Explore hidden gems such as Rim Trail and Mather Point. Change things up with these side-trips from Williams: Grand Canyon National Park (Yavapai Point, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more).

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Williams itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Prescott to Williams in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Prescott in June, things will get slightly colder in Williams: highs are around 83°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point

5
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Doe Mountain Trail and Helicopter Tours. Go for a jaunt from Sedona to Rimrock to see Montezuma Well about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), view the masterpieces at Village Gallery of Local Artists, and shop like a local with Son Silver West Gallery.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona day trip app .

Drive from Williams to Sedona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, Sedona is a bit warmer than Williams - with highs of 94°F and lows of 68°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Montezuma Well
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

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