6 days in Jacob Lake, Williams & Winslow Itinerary

6 days in Jacob Lake, Williams & Winslow Itinerary

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Start: Mesa
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
1
Jacob Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Williams
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Winslow
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
End: Mesa

1
night
Jacob Lake

Jacob Lake ©
Jacob Lake is a small unincorporated community on the Kaibab Plateau in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, at the junction of U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): snap pictures at Navajo Bridge, explore the stunning scenery at Marble Canyon, thenhike along Cathedral Wash Trail, thencontemplate the long history of Old Cliff Dwellers Lodge (Blanche Russell Rock House), and finally stop by Jacob Lake Inn Gift Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Kaibab National Forest and then head outdoors with Northern Arizona Guide Service.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Jacob Lake vacation builder tool.

Mesa to Jacob Lake is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Mesa in September, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Jacob Lake: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Williams.

Things to do in Jacob Lake

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Marble Canyon, Navajo Bridge
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Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge
Marble Canyon ©
Marble Canyon

2
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
On the 15th (Sun), tee off at Elephant Rocks at Williams, take in breathtaking views at Sycamore Canyon, and then look for gifts at Colors of the West. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Ash Fork Historical Society Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Bill Williams Mountain, thenlet the kids burn off some steam at Big Toy Playground, and finally learn about winemaking at Grand Canyon Wine Company.

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Getting from Jacob Lake to Williams by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Jacob Lake in September, you will find days in Williams are little chillier (74°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Winslow.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trip

Ash Fork Historical Society Museum
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Bill Williams Mountain ©
Bill Williams Mountain
Ash Fork Historical Society Museum ©
Ash Fork Historical Society Museum
Colors of the West ©
Colors of the West

2
nights
Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Old Trails Museum, thenlook for gifts at La Posada’s Unique Gift Shops, thendon't miss a visit to 9/11 Remembrance Garden, and finally walk around Little Painted Desert County Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll around First Street Pathway Park, thenwalk around McHood Park, thensteep yourself in history at Apache Death Cave, and finally explore the striking landscape at Meteor Crater.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Winslow trip planner.

Drive from Williams to Winslow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Williams in September, expect Winslow to be somewhat warmer, temps between 86°F and 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks Museums Nature
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Old Trails Museum ©
Old Trails Museum
Little Painted Desert County Park ©
Little Painted Desert County Park
Apache Death Cave ©
Apache Death Cave

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