40 days in Arizona Itinerary

40 days in Arizona Itinerary

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40 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Kingman
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Ajo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Willcox
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Roosevelt
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Holbrook
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Chinle
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Page
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Sedona
— 8 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h
End: Toronto

4
nights
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Visiting Willow Beach and Keepers of the Wild Nature Park will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Emerald Canyon Golf Course and Desert Diamond Distillery. Change things up with these side-trips from Kingman: Hackberry General Store (in Hackberry), Joshua Tree Ostrich Ranch and Guest House (in Dolan Springs) and Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees (in Meadview). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Stetson Winery, see the interesting displays at Kingman Army Air Field Museum, don't miss a visit to Colbaugh Processing Inc. The source for Kingman Turquoise, and take a memorable drive along Sitgreaves Pass.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kingman trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Kingman is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Toronto in November, plan for much hotter days in Kingman, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ajo.

Things to do in Kingman

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Sitgreaves Pass, Hackberry General Store, Colbaugh Processing Inc. The source for Kingman Turquoise, Keepers of the Wild Nature Park, Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees
Highlights from your plan
Willow Beach ©
Willow Beach
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park ©
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park
Sitgreaves Pass ©
Sitgreaves Pass

1
night
Ajo

Ajo ©
Ajo is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pima County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Quitobaquito Spring and then appreciate the history behind Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ajo day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Kingman to Ajo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Kingman in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Ajo: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Willcox.

Things to do in Ajo

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument ©
Quitobaquito Spring ©
Quitobaquito Spring

3
nights
Willcox

Willcox ©
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chiricahua National Monument and Heart of Rocks. Take a break from the city and head to Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area and Texas Canyon. Go for a jaunt from Willcox to Safford to see Black Hills Rockhound Area about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Bodega Pierce, contemplate the waterfront views at Cochise Lake, and ponder the world of politics at Willcox Depot.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Willcox trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ajo to Willcox takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ajo in November, Willcox is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Roosevelt.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Safford, Texas Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Chiricahua National Monument ©
Chiricahua National Monument
Black Hills Rockhound Area ©
Black Hills Rockhound Area

2
nights
Roosevelt

Roosevelt ©
Roosevelt is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gila County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): Head underground at Tonto National Monument, explore the stunning scenery at Three Mile Wash, and then take some stellar pictures from Canyon Lake Lookout. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Boyce Thompson Arboretum and then take in the awesome beauty at Superstition Mountains.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Roosevelt route maker app .

Getting from Willcox to Roosevelt by car takes about 3 hours. November in Roosevelt sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Roosevelt

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superstition Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Tonto National Monument ©
Tonto National Monument
Three Mile Wash ©
Three Mile Wash

4
nights
Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Petrified Forest National Park and Long Logs Loop. Get in touch with nature at Crystal Forest Loop and Rainbow Forest. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Holbrook: Little Painted Desert County Park (in Winslow) and Petrified Forest National Park (Devil's Playground & Blue Mesa). There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Jasper Forest Overlook, look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Logs, and look for gifts at Jim Gray's Petrified Wood Co..

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Holbrook route tool .

Drive from Roosevelt to Holbrook in 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Roosevelt in December; daily highs in Holbrook reach 12°C and lows reach -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chinle.

Things to do in Holbrook

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Petrified Forest National Park, Little Painted Desert County Park
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa
Giant Logs ©
Giant Logs
Little Painted Desert County Park ©

4
nights
Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and White House Ruins Trail will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and Hope Arch. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along South Rim Drive, explore the stunning scenery at Canyon del Muerto, explore the ancient world of Antelope House Ruin, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Rim Drive.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Chinle trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Holbrook to Chinle takes 2 hours. In December, Chinle is slightly colder than Holbrook - with highs of 8°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Get outdoors at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Chains and Glen Canyon Dam Overlook. Change things up with these side-trips from Page: Marble Canyon (Cathedral Wash Trail & Marble Canyon). Spend the 13th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, stroll through Lees Ferry, and explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Page trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Chinle to Page in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Chinle in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -1°C in Page. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Marble Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Nature & Wildlife Tours

7
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.
Visiting Mather Point and Desert View Watchtower will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at South Kaibab Trail and Hopi Point. On the 17th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, snap pictures at Navajo Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Final Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park travel planning website .

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in December, plan for little chillier nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

8
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Broken Arrow Trail and Montezuma Well. Visiting West Fork Oak Creek Trail and Lynx Lake Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Explore Sedona's surroundings by going to Out of Africa Wildlife Park (in Camp Verde), Tonto Natural Bridge State Park (in Payson) and Whiskey Row (in Prescott). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, contemplate the long history of V-Bar-V Heritage Site, and explore the stunning scenery at Boynton Canyon Trail.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sedona day trip app .

You can 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 14°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cottonwood, Cornville, Rimrock, Prescott, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Highlights from your plan
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail

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