3 days in Prescott, Williams & Flagstaff Itinerary

3 days in Prescott, Williams & Flagstaff Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte
Fly + Shuttle:  8 h 15 min
1
Prescott
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Williams
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
3
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Charlotte

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Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
On the 20th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Van Gogh's Ear Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Prescott trip planner.

Charlotte to Prescott is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Charlotte in May, with highs in Prescott at 75°F and lows at 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Williams.

Things to do in Prescott

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Van Gogh's Ear Gallery ©
Van Gogh's Ear Gallery

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Pete's Rt 66 Gas Station Museum, stop by Thunder Eagle Native Art, and then get engrossed in the history at Williams Depot.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Williams trip planner.

Drive from Prescott to Williams in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Prescott in May; daily highs in Williams reach 67°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Williams

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Williams Depot ©
Williams Depot
Thunder Eagle Native Art ©
Thunder Eagle Native Art
Pete's Rt 66 Gas Station Museum ©
Pete's Rt 66 Gas Station Museum

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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.
For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Flagstaff tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Williams to Flagstaff by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Williams in May, plan for little chillier nights in Flagstaff, with lows around 34°F. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Flagstaff

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Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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