3 days in Arizona Itinerary

3 days in Arizona Itinerary

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3 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Tucson
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Prescott
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  4​h
End: Tucson

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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 20th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Downtown Historic Area and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Whiskey Row.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Prescott online holiday planner .

Tucson to Prescott is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tucson in September, with highs in Prescott at 82°F and lows at 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get great views at Mather Point, then take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Prescott to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Prescott in September, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 75°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
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Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take a stroll through Historic Downtown and Railroad District, then immerse yourself in nature at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, and then hike along West Fork Oak Creek Trail.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff day trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 2 hours. September in Flagstaff sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

West Fork Oak Creek Trail
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Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©

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