56 days in United States Itinerary

56 days in United States Itinerary

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Page
— 6 nights
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Chinle
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Flagstaff
— 6 nights
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Clarkdale
— 7 nights
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Prescott
— 5 nights
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Tombstone
— 4 nights
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Tucson
— 7 nights
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Phoenix
— 11 nights

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Page

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.
Do your shopping at Raven's Heart Gallery and Denny's Wigwam. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Get out of town with these interesting Page side-trips: Coyote Buttes (in Big Water), Kanab (Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access) & Off-Road Tours) and Kaibab National Forest (in Jacob Lake). There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on Wilderness River Adventures, take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, pause for some photo ops at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and Head underground at Waterholes Canyon.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Page online trip itinerary planner.

Seattle to Page is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in September; daily highs in Page reach 86°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Chinle.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Wilderness River Adventures ©
Wilderness River Adventures
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

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Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Visiting Canyon de Chelly National Monument and Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Hubbell Trading Post and Antelope House Ruin. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Spider Rock, get a taste of life in the country at Totsonii Ranch, see Off-Road Tours, and trek along White House Ruins Trail.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chinle road trip website.

You can drive from Page to Chinle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Page in September, expect Chinle to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock
White House Ruins Trail
White House Ruins Trail

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kolb Studio and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Mohave Point, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, make a trip to Powell Point, and walk around Indian Garden.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Chinle to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

6
nights
Flagstaff

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and Museum of Northern Arizona. Williams Depot and Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Oak Creek Canyon (in Sedona), Seligman (Return to the 50s & Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center) and Rock Art Canyon Ranch (in Winslow). There's still lots to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take in the awesome beauty at Humphrey's Peak, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Tuthill Military Museum, and take a peaceful walk through Coconino National Forest.

To find more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Clarkdale.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park
Photography Tours
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave

7
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Clarkdale

Clarkdale ©
Clarkdale is a town in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. Do your shopping at Raku Gallery and Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery. Popular historic sites such as V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Douglas Mansion are in your itinerary. Step out of Clarkdale with an excursion to Medicine Wheel Lodge Spiritual Day Lodge & Wolf Sanctuary in Rimrock--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: paddle through the water with Clarkdale Kayak Co., tour the old-fashioned way with Verde Canyon Railroad, do a tasting at Cellar 433, and stop by Historic Old Town Cottonwood.

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

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Clarkdale takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff in September, things will get a bit warmer in Clarkdale: highs are around 85°F and lows about 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Clarkdale

Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Clarkdale Kayak Co. ©
Clarkdale Kayak Co.
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Verde Canyon Railroad ©
Verde Canyon Railroad

5
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Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Downtown Historic Area and Smoki Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Lynx Lake Recreation Area and Constellation Trails. Take a break from Prescott with a short trip to Granite Creek Vineyards in Chino Valley, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Whiskey Row, view the masterpieces at Newman Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Phippen Museum, and hike along Granite Mountain Trail 261.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Prescott vacation website.

Traveling by car from Clarkdale to Prescott takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Clarkdale in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Prescott, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tombstone.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Prescott National Forest ©
Prescott National Forest
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row

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Tombstone

Tombstone ©

Town Too Tough to Die

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 discover tucked-away gems like Tombstone Walking Tours and Rose Tree Museum. You'll explore and learn at Gunfighter Hall of Fame and O.K. Corral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tombstone: Amerind Museum (in Dragoon), Cochise Stronghold (in Pearce) and Coronado Vineyards (in Willcox). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Boothilll Graveyard, look for all kinds of wild species at San Pedro House, learn about winemaking at Arizona Hops and Vines, and get engrossed in the history at Tombstone's Historama.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tombstone trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Prescott to Tombstone takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tombstone when traveling from Prescott in October, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Tombstone

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tombstone Walking Tours ©
Tombstone Walking Tours
Rose Tree Museum ©
Rose Tree Museum
Boothilll Graveyard ©
Boothilll Graveyard

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Tucson

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.
Get outdoors at Tumacacori National Historical Park and Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch. Head to Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and Madaras Galleryfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tucson: The Golf Club at Dove Mountain (in Marana), Arizona Zipline Adventures (in Oracle) and Colossal Cave Mountain Park (in Vail). There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Tucson Mountain Park, get a new perspective on nature at International Wildlife Museum, see the interesting displays at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tucson online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Tombstone to Tucson in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tombstone in October: highs in Tucson hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tumacacori National Historical Park ©
Tumacacori National Historical Park
Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch ©
Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch
Colossal Cave Mountain Park ©
Colossal Cave Mountain Park

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Wine Tours & Tastings, Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve, Mill Avenue District, and other attractions you added. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arizona Museum of Natural History and Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours. Appreciate the collections at Mesa Arts Center and Phoenix Art Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Phoenix side-trips: Besh Ba Gowah (in Globe), Tonto National Monument (in Roosevelt) and Scottsdale (Tom's Thumb Trailhead, McDowell Sonoran Preserve, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, get engrossed in the history at Desert Caballeros Western Museum, see Off-Road Tours, and see the interesting displays at Superstition Mountain Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Phoenix road trip planner.

You can drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Tucson in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 67°F in Phoenix. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tonto National Monument ©
Tonto National Monument
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Besh Ba Gowah ©
Besh Ba Gowah

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