43 days in Northern Arizona Itinerary

43 days in Northern Arizona Itinerary

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Chinle
— 5 nights
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Window Rock
— 2 nights
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Holbrook
— 2 nights
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Flagstaff
— 8 nights
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Seligman
— 8 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Page
— 10 nights

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Chinle

Chinle
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Navajo Cultural Center and Antelope House Ruin. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canyon de Chelly National Monument and Goosenecks State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chinle: Toadlena Trading Post (in Newcomb), Shiprock Rock Formation (in Shiprock) and Bluff (Sand Island Campground & Comb Ridge). There's much more to do: cruise along South Rim Drive, hike along White House Ruins Trail, admire all the interesting features of North Rim Drive, and take in breathtaking views at Canyon del Muerto.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Chinle using our trip planner.

Seattle to Chinle is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in September: highs in Chinle hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Window Rock.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bluff, Toadlena Trading Post, Goosenecks State Park, Shiprock Rock Formation, Navajo Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
White House Ruins Trail
White House Ruins Trail
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock

2
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Window Rock

Window Rock ©
Window Rock is a small city that serves as the seat of government and capital of the Navajo Nation, the largest territory of a sovereign Native American nation in North America. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Window Rock Navajo Tribal Park, contemplate the long history of Hubbell Trading Post, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Navajo Nation Zoo & Botanical Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Navajo Nation Museum and then explore the fascinating landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Window Rock journey builder app.

You can drive from Chinle to Window Rock in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Window Rock

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hubbell Trading Post
Highlights from your plan
Hubbell Trading Post ©
Hubbell Trading Post
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Navajo Nation Museum ©
Navajo Nation Museum

2
nights
Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. On the 9th (Wed), don't miss a visit to DoBell Mineral & Excavations @ The DoBell Ranch, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Petrified Forest National Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Navajo County Historical Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Jim Gray's Petrified Wood Co., admire the majestic nature at Homolovi State Park, and then walk around Little Painted Desert County Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Holbrook trip planner.

Traveling by car from Window Rock to Holbrook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, Holbrook is a bit warmer than Window Rock - with highs of 86°F and lows of 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Holbrook

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Winslow
Highlights from your plan
Little Painted Desert County Park ©
Little Painted Desert County Park
Jim Gray's Petrified Wood Co. ©
Jim Gray's Petrified Wood Co.
Homolovi State Park ©
Homolovi State Park

8
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jerome State Historic Park and Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room. Popular historic sites such as Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and Tuzigoot National Monument are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Flagstaff: Jerome (Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town, Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery, &more), Page Springs Cellars (in Cornville) and Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders (in Cottonwood). The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with Sedona Adventure Tours, Head underground at Lava River Cave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, and delve into the lush surroundings at Coconino National Forest.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Flagstaff travel planner.

Getting from Holbrook to Flagstaff by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Holbrook in September, with highs in Flagstaff at 73°F and lows at 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seligman.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Sedona, Jerome, Cottonwood, Clarkdale, Page Springs Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room ©
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Bear Mountain Trail ©
Bear Mountain Trail

8
nights
Seligman

Seligman ©
Seligman is a census-designated place (CDP) on the northern border of Yavapai County, in northwestern Arizona, the United States.The population was 456 at the 2000 census.GeographySeligman is located at, at 5240ft in elevation, alongside the Big Chino Wash, in a northern section of Chino Valley. Escape the urban bustle at Hualapai River Runners and Grand Canyon Caverns Tours. Museum-lovers will appreciate Return to the 50s and Ash Fork Historical Society Museum. Explore Seligman's surroundings by going to Keepers of the Wild Nature Park (in Valentine), Grand Canyon Skywalk (in Hualapai Reservation) and Peach Springs (Grand Canyon Caverns & Skywalk at Eagle Point). The adventure continues: stop by The Rusty Bolt.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Seligman tour app.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Seligman takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Seligman sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 47°F at night. On the 26th (Sat), you're off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seligman

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Hualapai Reservation, Keepers of the Wild Nature Park, Ash Fork Historical Society Museum
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon Caverns Tours ©
Grand Canyon Caverns Tours
Hualapai River Runners ©
Hualapai River Runners
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park ©
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park

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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.
Visit Tusayan Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. There's lots more to do: trek along Hermit Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mohave Point, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Seligman to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2 hours. September in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Point ©
Navajo Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Navajo National Monument and Old Cliff Dwellers Lodge (Blanche Russell Rock House). Get outdoors at Wilderness River Adventures and Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. Explore Page's surroundings by going to Marble Canyon (Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway & Cathedral Wash Trail), Pipe Spring National Monument (in Fredonia) and Kaibab National Forest (in Jacob Lake). Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring the stark beauty of Keet Seel Navajo National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, take a memorable tour with Tours, and explore the activities along Lake Powell.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Page trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October; daily highs in Page reach 73°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Marble Canyon, Shonto, Glen Canyon Dam, Pipe Spring National Monument, Kaibab National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Wilderness River Adventures ©
Wilderness River Adventures
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

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