43 days in Northern Arizona Itinerary

43 days in Northern Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Arizona sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Albuquerque, Drive to Chinle
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Chinle
— 5 nights
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Window Rock
— 2 nights
Drive
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Holbrook
— 2 nights
Drive
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Flagstaff
— 8 nights
Drive
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Seligman
— 8 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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Page
— 10 nights
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Chinle

— 5 nights
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Antelope House Ruin and Navajo Cultural Center. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canyon de Chelly National Monument and South Rim Drive. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chinle: Goosenecks State Park (in Blanding), Shiprock Rock Formation (in Shiprock) and Toadlena Trading Post (in Newcomb). There's still lots to do: trek along White House Ruins Trail, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the stunning scenery at Canyon del Muerto, and explore the striking landscape at Spider Rock.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Chinle trip itinerary planner.

Seattle to Chinle is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Chinle, with highs around 79°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Window Rock.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Window Rock

— 2 nights
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.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Window Rock road trip app.

Traveling by car from Chinle to Window Rock takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Window Rock sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Window Rock

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Holbrook

— 2 nights
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. 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 · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Flagstaff

— 8 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jerome State Historic Park and Sedona Adventure Tours. 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 Cottonwood (Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders & Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room). The adventure continues: hike along Bear Mountain Trail, admire the masterpieces at Arizona Copper Art Museum, view the masterpieces at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, 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. 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 · Museums

Side Trips

Seligman

— 8 nights
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 Grand Canyon Skywalk (in Hualapai Reservation), Keepers of the Wild Nature Park (in Valentine) and Grand Canyon Caverns (in Peach Springs). 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. 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

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 7 nights
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 still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and hike along Hermit Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip builder.

Getting from Seligman to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. 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 travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Page

— 10 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Navajo National Monument and Old Cliff Dwellers Lodge (Blanche Russell Rock House). Visiting Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Gunfighter Canyon - Indoor Shooting Experience will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Pipe Spring National Monument (in Fredonia), Kaibab National Forest (in Jacob Lake) and Marble Canyon (Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway & Cathedral Wash Trail). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, explore the fascinating underground world of Waterholes Canyon, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wilderness River Adventures.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Page day trip website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, things will get a bit warmer in Page: highs are around 73°F and lows about 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips