60 days in Arizona Itinerary

60 days in Arizona Itinerary

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60 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Payson
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Scottsdale
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Tucson
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Willcox
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Yuma
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Wickenburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Prescott
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Sedona
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Page
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Edmonton

4
nights
Payson

Payson ©
Payson is a town in northern Gila County, Arizona, United States. Explore Payson's surroundings by going to Horseback Riding Tours (in Cave Creek), Strawberry School House (in Strawberry) and Roosevelt (Three Mile Wash & Tonto National Monument). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Mogollon Rim, take a peaceful walk through Tonto National Forest, admire the sheer force of Ellison Creek Waterfall, and grab your bike and head to Ajo Mountain Drive.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Payson online trip builder .

Edmonton, Canada to Payson is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Edmonton in January; daily highs in Payson reach 13°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Payson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arizona, Roosevelt, Strawberry School House, Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
Three Mile Wash ©
Three Mile Wash
Horseback Riding Tours
Mogollon Rim ©
Mogollon Rim

7
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Scottsdale: Phoenix (Horseback Riding Tours & Off-Road Tours), Chandler (Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery & KOLI Equestrian Center) and Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, stroll through Tom's Thumb Trailhead, and look for all kinds of wild species at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Scottsdale tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Payson to Scottsdale takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Payson in January: high temperatures in Scottsdale hover around 23°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Phoenix, Chandler, Shamrock Farms
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Off-Road Tours

7
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tucson: Wild Burro Trail (in Marana), Kartchner Caverns State Park (in Benson) and Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory (in Mount Lemmon). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon, and take some stellar pictures from Gates Pass.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Tucson trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Tucson takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Scottsdale in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Tucson. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Willcox.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory, Kartchner Caverns State Park, Wild Burro Trail, Titan Missile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Will You Escape? ©
Will You Escape?
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

4
nights
Willcox

Willcox ©
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Willcox side-trips: Sierra Vista (Henry F. Hauser Museum and Gift Shop & Miller Canyon), Coronado Peak Trail (in Hereford) and Benson (Forever Home Donkey Rescue, Double R Ranch, & more). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Chiricahua National Monument, hike along Heart of Rocks, look for all kinds of wild species at Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area, and take an in-depth tour of O.K. Corral.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Willcox trip maker app .

You can drive from Tucson to Willcox in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tucson in January; daily highs in Willcox reach 18°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yuma.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Benson, Sierra Vista, Coronado Peak Trail, Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area, O.K. Corral
Highlights from your plan
Double R Ranch ©
Double R Ranch
Chiricahua National Monument ©
Chiricahua National Monument
O.K. Corral ©
O.K. Corral

5
nights
Yuma

Yuma ©
Yuma is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. Yuma is known for nature, museums, fun & games, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, get outside with Telegraph Pass, walk around West Wetlands Park, and experience rural life at Martha's Gardens Medjool Date Farm.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yuma sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Willcox to Yuma takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Willcox in January; daily highs in Yuma reach 25°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Wickenburg.

Things to do in Yuma

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Cocopah Speedway
Highlights from your plan
Cocopah Speedway ©
Cocopah Speedway

5
nights
Wickenburg

Wickenburg ©
Wickenburg is a town primarily located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with a portion in neighboring Yavapai County. Get out of town with these interesting Wickenburg side-trips: Surprise (Truman Ranch II & Justice Brothers U-Pick), White Tank Mountain Regional Park (in Waddell) and Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge (in Lake Havasu City). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vulture Peak Trail, see Off-Road Tours, take an in-depth tour of Desert Caballeros Western Museum, and make a trip to The Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Wickenburg trip planner .

You can drive from Yuma to Wickenburg in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yuma in January: high temperatures in Wickenburg hover around 22°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Wickenburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Surprise, Yarnell, Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge, White Tank Mountain Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Kay El Bar Guest Ranch ©
Kay El Bar Guest Ranch
Off-Road Tours

6
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Change things up with these side-trips from Prescott: Bumble Bee Ranch (in Bumble Bee) and Return to the 50s (in Seligman). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating landscape at Community Nature Center Open Space Preserve, get outside with The Highlands Center for Natural History, take a peaceful walk through Prescott National Forest, and contemplate the long history of Downtown Historic Area.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Prescott visit planner .

Getting from Wickenburg to Prescott by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Wickenburg in February, things will get slightly colder in Prescott: highs are around 17°C and lows about -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bumble Bee Ranch, Glassford Summit Trail, Return to the 50s
Highlights from your plan
Constellation Trails ©
Constellation Trails
Bumble Bee Ranch ©
Bumble Bee Ranch
Prescott National Forest ©
Prescott National Forest

7
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Clarkdale (Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite & Arizona Copper Art Museum), Walnut Canyon National Monument (in Flagstaff) and Montezuma Castle National Monument (in Camp Verde). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and hike along Broken Arrow Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sedona journey planner.

Traveling by car from Prescott to Sedona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Prescott in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 5°C in Sedona. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Clarkdale, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Montezuma Castle National Monument, Walnut Canyon National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Off-Road Tours

8
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Shoshone Point, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online vacation maker .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in February, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 11°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

6
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Page side-trips: Hermit Trail (in Tusayan), Keet Seel Navajo National Monument (in Shonto) and Marble Canyon (Northern Arizona Guide Service & Old Cliff Dwellers Lodge (Blanche Russell Rock House)). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and glide through natural beauty at Flagstaff Nordic Center.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Page trip planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, with highs in Page at 15°C and lows at 1°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Marble Canyon, Flagstaff Nordic Center, Hermit Trail, Keet Seel Navajo National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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