31 days in Arizona Itinerary

31 days in Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arizona tour planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

31 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  10​h
1
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Prescott
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Tucson
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Tombstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Holbrook
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Chinle
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: New York City

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.
Visiting Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Antelope Canyon will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Navajo National Monument. Spend the 4th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Page journey planner .

New York City to Page is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in May, expect nights in Page to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Navajo National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rim Trail and Mather Point. Get some historical perspective at Hermit's Rest and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. On the 6th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park journey builder .

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 68°F, while nights are colder with lows around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

5
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Palatki Ruins. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tuzigoot National Monument and Jerome State Historic Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Sedona: Strawberry School House (in Strawberry), Montezuma Well (in Rimrock) and Tonto Natural Bridge State Park (in Payson). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Broken Arrow Trail, see the sky in a new way at Sedona Star Gazing, hike along Doe Mountain Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at Boynton Canyon Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sedona, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rimrock, Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Strawberry School House, Tuzigoot National Monument, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Highlights from your plan
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well

3
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Get outdoors at Lynx Lake Recreation Area and Community Nature Center Open Space Preserve. Downtown Historic Area and Sharlot Hall Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Prescott with an excursion to Granite Creek Vineyards in Chino Valley--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Whiskey Row, hike along Thumb Butte Trail 33, view the masterpieces at Ian Russell Gallery of Fine Art, and steep yourself in history at Yavapai County Courthouse Square.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Prescott online tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Sedona to Prescott by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a shuttle. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sedona in May since evenings lows in Prescott dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Granite Creek Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row

4
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Titan Missile Museum and Tumacacori National Historical Park. Appreciate the collections at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures. Change things up with these side-trips from Tucson: Biosphere 2 (in Oracle), St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (in Florence) and Boyce Thompson Arboretum (in Superior). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Mission San Xavier del Bac, snap pictures at Rattlesnake Bridge, and sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tucson online trip planner .

Getting from Prescott to Tucson by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Prescott in May, with highs in Tucson at 88°F and lows at 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Tombstone.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Biosphere 2, St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Tumacacori National Historical Park, Titan Missile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Titan Missile Museum ©
Titan Missile Museum
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum

2
nights
Tombstone

Tombstone ©
Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
On the 22nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, see the interesting displays at Rose Tree Museum and Books, and then steep yourself in history at Allen Street. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of The Tombstone Epitaph, examine the collection at Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum, and then take in breathtaking views at The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tombstone online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Tombstone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tucson in May: highs in Tombstone hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum, The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Petrified Forest National Park and Blue Mesa. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rock Art Canyon Ranch and Navajo County Historical Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Holbrook: First Street Pathway Park (in Winslow) and Crystal Forest Loop (in Petrified Forest National Park). There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Rainbow Forest and look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Logs.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Holbrook trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Tombstone to Holbrook by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Tombstone in May, Holbrook is a bit cooler at night with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chinle.

Things to do in Holbrook

Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trips

Petrified Forest National Park, Winslow
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa
Crystal Forest Trail ©
Crystal Forest Trail
Giant Logs ©
Giant Logs

4
nights
Chinle

Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and South Rim Drive. Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and Hubbell Trading Post will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: hike along White House Ruins Trail, explore the stunning scenery at North Rim Drive, explore the ancient world of White House Ruin, and don't miss a visit to Hope Arch.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chinle online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Holbrook to Chinle in 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Holbrook in May: high temperatures in Chinle hover around 71°F and lows are around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hubbell Trading Post, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock

Similar Plans

60 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM CANADA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 44 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans