31 days in Arizona Itinerary

31 days in Arizona Itinerary

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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:  3​h
3
Kingman
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Prescott
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Sedona
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Tucson
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Tombstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Holbrook
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Chinle
— 3 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.
Get outdoors at Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Antelope Canyon. Step off the beaten path and head to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Navajo National Monument. Spend the 4th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. It doesn't end there: get great views at Horseshoe Bend.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Page vacation 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 difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Page hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Get some cultural insight at Hermit's Rest and Yavapai Geology Museum. On the 6th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: get great views at Mather Point, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park road trip website .

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 33°F, while days are little chillier, around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kingman.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

3
nights
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hackberry General Store and Sitgreaves Pass. Museum-lovers will get to explore Historic Route 66 Museum and Mohave Museum of History and Arts. Get out of town with these interesting Kingman side-trips: Keepers of the Wild Nature Park (in Valentine), Oatman (Oatman Gift Shack & Oatman Ghost Town) and Lake Havasu City (Lake Havasu State Park & Lake Havasu).

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kingman trip planning tool .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Kingman in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, with highs in Kingman at 83°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Prescott.

Things to do in Kingman

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Oatman, Lake Havasu City, Keepers of the Wild Nature Park, Hackberry General Store
Highlights from your plan
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum
Hackberry General Store ©
Hackberry General Store
Sitgreaves Pass ©
Sitgreaves Pass

3
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Step off the beaten path and head to Downtown Historic Area and Lynx Lake Recreation Area. Take a break from the city and head to Watson Lake and Community Nature Center Open Space Preserve. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Sharlot Hall Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Newman Gallery, view the masterpieces at Ian Russell Gallery of Fine Art, and hike along Thumb Butte Trail 33.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Prescott itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Kingman to Prescott in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kingman in May, things will get little chillier in Prescott: highs are around 75°F and lows about 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row

5
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Doe Mountain Trail and V-Bar-V Heritage Site. Let the collections at Sedona Star Gazing and Jerome State Historic Park capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Tuzigoot National Monument (in Clarkdale) and Montezuma Well (in Rimrock). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Boynton Canyon Trail, take a stroll through Historic Old Town Cottonwood, delve into the distant past at Palatki Ruins, and explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sedona online tour planner .

Drive from Prescott to Sedona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Prescott in May, Sedona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rimrock, Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Jerome State Historic Park, Tuzigoot National Monument
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
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tumacacori National Historical Park and Mission San Xavier del Bac. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Titan Missile Museum and Madera Canyon. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company, and stroll through Douglas Spring Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tucson day trip app .

You can drive from Sedona to Tucson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Sedona in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Tucson: highs are around 88°F and lows about 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Tombstone.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tumacacori National Historical Park, Titan Missile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Titan Missile Museum ©
Titan Missile Museum
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

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 24th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, then see the interesting displays at Rose Tree Museum and Books, and then contemplate the long history of Allen Street. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of The Tombstone Epitaph, then get engrossed in the history at Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum, and then take in breathtaking views at The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tombstone day trip planning app .

Getting from Tucson to Tombstone by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Tucson in May, expect nights in Tombstone to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Rainbow Forest, then look for all kinds of wild species at Crystal Forest Loop, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Petrified Forest National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through First Street Pathway Park, delve into the distant past at Rock Art Canyon Ranch, and then hike along Blue Mesa.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Holbrook itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Tombstone to Holbrook in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tombstone in May since evenings lows in Holbrook dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chinle.

Things to do in Holbrook

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Petrified Forest National Park, Winslow
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa

3
nights
Chinle

Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and South Rim Drive. Do some cultural sightseeing at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and Hubbell Trading Post. There's lots more to do: trek along White House Ruins Trail, delve into the distant past at White House Ruin, explore the striking landscape at Spider Rock, and take in breathtaking views at North Rim Drive.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chinle trip 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) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chinle

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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