42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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Page
— 4 nights
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Chinle
— 4 nights
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Williams
— 4 nights
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Flagstaff
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 4 nights
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Cottonwood
— 4 nights
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Phoenix
— 4 nights
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Mesa
— 4 nights
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Tucson
— 4 nights
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Sierra Vista
— 4 nights
Drive to Tucson International Airport / Morris Air National Guard Base, Fly to Stockholm-Arlanda Airport

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Page

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake Powell and Navajo Bridge. Get outdoors at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Waterholes Canyon. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, enjoy the sand and surf at Lone Rock Beach, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and get great views at Horseshoe Bend.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Page trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Page is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Stockholm to Page due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, you will find days in Page are much warmer (41°C), and nights are a bit warmer (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Chinle.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Chinle

Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Visit Hubbell Trading Post and Antelope House Ruin for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canyon de Chelly National Monument and Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. When in Chinle, make a side trip to see Wildcat Trail in Monument Valley, approximately Monument Valley away. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of South Rim Drive, take in breathtaking views at North Rim Drive, and trek along White House Ruins Trail.

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Getting from Page to Chinle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Page, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Chinle, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Williams Depot and Pete's Rt 66 Gas Station Museum. Grand Canyon Railway Depot and Grand Canyon Wine Company are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Williams: Grand Canyon National Park (Yaki Point, South Kaibab Trail, &more) and Tusayan General Store (in Tusayan).

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Williams day trip planner.

You can drive from Chinle to Williams in 4.5 hours. In June in Williams, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Williams

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

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Flagstaff

City of Seven Wonders

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Northern Arizona and Historic Downtown and Railroad District. Step off the beaten path and head to Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and Lowell Observatory. Change things up with these side-trips from Flagstaff: Rock Art Canyon Ranch (in Winslow) and Painted Desert (in Petrified Forest National Park). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Coconino National Forest and take in the dramatic scenery at Great Falls.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read Flagstaff trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Williams to Flagstaff takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Sedona

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Head to Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and Clear Creek Trading Companyfor plenty of shopping. Step off the beaten path and head to Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Doe Mountain Trail. And it doesn't end there: trek along Fay Canyon Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Sacred Pools, explore the striking landscape at Soldier Pass, and admire all the interesting features of Schnebly Hill Vista Overlook.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip planner.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Sedona takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff in June, expect nights in Sedona to be much hotter, around 23°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 40°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Cottonwood.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Shopping

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Cottonwood

Heart of the Verde Valley

Cottonwood serves as a base for exploring the Verde Valley.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tuzigoot National Monument and Arizona Copper Art Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Old Town Cottonwood and Fort Verde State Historic Park. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Page Springs Cellars, take an in-depth tour of Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum, cruise along Historic Road - US Route 89A, and explore the galleries of Douglas Mansion.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cottonwood trip itinerary maker website.

Cottonwood is just a stone's throw from Sedona. In June, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Cottonwood

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You'll explore and learn at Desert Caballeros Western Museum and Phoenix Art Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting and Aridus Wine Company. Explore Phoenix's surroundings by going to Phallic Rock (in Carefree) and Penske Racing Museum (in Scottsdale). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Camelback Mountain, explore the striking landscape at Hole in the Rock, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, and walk around South Mountain Park.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Phoenix road trip site.

Getting from Cottonwood to Phoenix by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Cottonwood in June, things will get a bit warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 49°C and lows about 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mesa.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Mesa

Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Boyce Thompson Arboretum and Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West and Mesa Arts Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Mesa side-trips: Scottsdale (McDowell Sonoran Preserve & Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Arizona Museum of Natural History, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Four Peaks Mining Company, identify plant and animal life at Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, and shop like a local with Superstition Ranch Market.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mesa holiday planner.

Mesa is just a short distance from Phoenix. June in Mesa sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Mesa

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Tucson

Old Pueblo

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Catalina State Park and Tucson Mountain Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Titan Missile Museum and International Wildlife Museum. When in Tucson, make a side trip to see Colossal Cave Mountain Park in Vail, approximately Vail away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Madera Canyon, trot along with a tour on horseback, admire the masterpieces at Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, and ride a horse along Santa Cruz River Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Tucson trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mesa to Tucson takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. Traveling from Mesa in July, things will get slightly colder in Tucson: highs are around 42°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sierra Vista.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Rose Tree Museum and Henry F. Hauser Museum and Gift Shop. Get outdoors at The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve and San Pedro House. Change things up with these side-trips from Sierra Vista: Patagonia Lake State Park (in Patagonia), Flying Leap Vineyards & Distillery (in Elgin) and The Muheim Heritage House Museum (in Bisbee). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Allen Street, get your game on at Old Tombstone Western Theme Park, and examine the collection at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Sierra Vista road trip app.

Drive from Tucson to Sierra Vista in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tucson in July, things will get slightly colder in Sierra Vista: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sierra Vista

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.