6 days in Arizona Itinerary

6 days in Arizona Itinerary

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6 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  5​h
1
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Page
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Tucson

Tucson ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Augustine Cathedral and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mission San Xavier del Bac. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tucson trip itinerary builder site .

San Francisco to Tucson is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Tucson, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and Walnut Canyon National Monument. Visiting Cathedral Rock and Oak Creek Canyon will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Sedona (Bell Rock, Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), & more). There's more to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff road trip planner.

Getting from Tucson to Flagstaff by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Tucson in March, things will get colder in Flagstaff: highs are around 56°F and lows about 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sedona, Painted Desert
Highlights from your plan
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Page route planner .

You can drive from Flagstaff to Page in 3 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, Page is a bit warmer than Flagstaff - with highs of 65°F and lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Photography Tours

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