6 days in Ganado & Petrified Forest National Park Itinerary

6 days in Ganado & Petrified Forest National Park Itinerary

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6 days in Ganado & Petrified Forest National Park Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  4​h
1
Ganado
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Petrified Forest National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Phoenix

2
nights
Ganado

Ganado ©
Ganado is a chapter of the Navajo Nation and census-designated place (CDP) in Apache County, Arizona, United States. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Hubbell Trading Post.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ganado trip planner .

Phoenix to Ganado is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In October, Ganado is colder than Phoenix - with highs of 69°F and lows of 34°F. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Ganado

Historic Sites
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Hubbell Trading Post ©
Hubbell Trading Post

3
nights
Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Petrified Forest National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Rainbow Forest, trek along Blue Mesa, make a trip to Painted Desert Inn, and see the interesting displays at Rainbow Forest Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Petrified Forest National Park visit planning site .

Traveling by car from Ganado to Petrified Forest National Park takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Petrified Forest National Park are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert
Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument ©

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