36 days in Arizona Itinerary

36 days in Arizona Itinerary

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36 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly:  8​h
1
Page
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Tombstone
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Tucson
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Phoenix
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Kansas City

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Marble Canyon in Marble Canyon (about 44 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the history behind Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Page travel planner.

Kansas City to Page is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kansas City in June: highs in Page hover around 96°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Marble Canyon, Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Photography Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

8
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Lipan Point.

Plan a trip to Grand Canyon National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

6
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Flagstaff Extreme and Slide Rock State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Lowell Observatory (in Flagstaff), Out of Africa Wildlife Park (in Camp Verde) and Arizona Copper Art Museum (in Clarkdale). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, look and learn at Sedona Star Gazing, take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, and take in the dramatic natural features at Meteor Crater Natural Landmark.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona day trip tool .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Sedona to be warmer, around 68°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 94°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tombstone.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Meteor Crater Natural Landmark, Arizona Copper Art Museum, Out of Africa Wildlife Park, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Out of Africa Wildlife Park ©
Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Lowell Observatory ©
Lowell Observatory

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tombstone: Kartchner Caverns State Park (in Benson), Discovery Park (in Safford) and Chiricahua National Monument (in Willcox). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at O.K. Corral, delve into the mystery of Bird Cage Theatre, examine the collection at Rose Tree Museum and Books, and steep yourself in history at Allen Street.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tombstone trip builder tool .

Getting from Sedona to Tombstone by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. In June, daily temperatures in Tombstone can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Tombstone

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kartchner Caverns State Park, Chiricahua National Monument, Discovery Park
Highlights from your plan
O.K. Corral ©
O.K. Corral
Chiricahua National Monument ©
Chiricahua National Monument
Kartchner Caverns State Park ©
Kartchner Caverns State Park

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory and Biosphere 2. When in Tucson, make a side trip to see Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch in Picacho, approximately 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, have fun and explore at Children's Museum Tucson, see the sky in a new way at Kitt Peak National Observatory, and take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tucson tour itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Tombstone to Tucson in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Tombstone 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 up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory, Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, Kitt Peak National Observatory, Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, Biosphere 2
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory ©
Kitt Peak National Observatory ©
Kitt Peak National Observatory

6
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kids will enjoy Shamrock Farms and Arizona Science Center. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, meet the residents at Phoenix Zoo, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and explore the engaging exhibits at Children’s Museum of Phoenix.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Phoenix attractions planner.

You can drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tucson in July, with highs in Phoenix at 106°F and lows at 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Scottsdale, KOLI Equestrian Center, Shamrock Farms
Highlights from your plan
Shamrock Farms ©
Shamrock Farms
Phoenix Zoo ©
Phoenix Zoo
Children’s Museum of Phoenix ©
Children’s Museum of Phoenix

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