60 days in Arizona Itinerary

60 days in Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arizona planner

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Fly to Tucson International Airport / Morris Air National Guard Base, Drive to Tombstone
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Tombstone
— 3 nights
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Tucson
— 8 nights
Drive
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Picacho
— 1 night
Drive
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Phoenix
— 8 nights
Drive
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Prescott
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sedona
— 7 nights
Drive
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Williams
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lake Havasu City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Quartzsite
— 1 night
Drive
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Hualapai Reservation
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 14 nights
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Page
— 3 nights
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Tombstone

— 3 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Tombstone side-trips: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area (in McNeal) and Kartchner Caverns State Park (in Benson). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at O.K. Corral, go deep underground at Queen Mine Tour, take an unorthodox tour of Bird Cage Theatre, and stroll the grounds of Boothilll Graveyard.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tombstone day trip tool.

Cedar Rapids to Tombstone is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cedar Rapids to Tombstone. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Cedar Rapids in January: high temperatures in Tombstone hover around 60°F and lows are around 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Tombstone

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tucson

— 8 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from Tucson to Mount Lemmon to see Santa Catalina Mountains about 1h 5 min away. Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Saguaro National Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, admire all the interesting features of Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, and take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Tucson day trip website.

Getting from Tombstone to Tucson by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January in Tucson, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Picacho.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Picacho

— 1 night
On the 22nd (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Picacho Peak State Park, then stroll through Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, and then hike along Hunter Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Picacho trip planner.

You can drive from Tucson to Picacho in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Picacho can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Picacho

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Phoenix

— 8 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Venture out of the city with trips to Scottsdale (McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Taliesin West, &more), Black Mountain Trail (in Cave Creek) and Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery (in Chandler). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, explore by horseback at KOLI Equestrian Center, take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain, and take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Picacho to Phoenix takes 1.5 hours. In January in Phoenix, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Prescott

— 6 nights
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Explore Prescott's surroundings by going to Wickenburg (Arizona Horse Company & Kay El Bar Guest Ranch), Yarnell (Granite 19 Hotshots Memorial & The Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains) and Granite Creek Vineyards (in Chino Valley). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Watson Lake, steep yourself in history at Downtown Historic Area, stroll through Glassford Summit Trail, and hike along Iron King Trail.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Prescott trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Prescott takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in January, things will get little chillier in Prescott: highs are around 54°F and lows about 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Sedona

— 7 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery (in Jerome), Montezuma Castle National Monument (in Camp Verde) and Clarkdale (Tuzigoot National Monument, Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite, &more). There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, hike along West Fork Oak Creek Trail, take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, and stroll through Devil's Bridge Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sedona trip maker website.

Drive from Prescott to Sedona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Prescott in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 41°F in Sedona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Williams.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Williams

— 4 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Williams side-trips: Seligman (Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center & Return to the 50s). Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of Bearizona Wildlife Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bill Williams Mountain, let the kids burn off some steam at Big Toy Playground, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Grand Canyon Deer Farm.

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Getting from Sedona to Williams by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sedona in February, with highs in Williams at 49°F and lows at 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Williams

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

Lake Havasu City

— 2 nights
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Lake Havasu State Park, then explore the activities along Lake Havasu, and then take in the views from London Bridge. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Buckskin Mountain State Park, then stroll around Sara Park, and then stroll around Rotary Community Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lake Havasu City route planner.

Getting from Williams to Lake Havasu City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Williams to Lake Havasu City is minus 1 hour. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Williams in February; daily highs in Lake Havasu City reach 74°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Quartzsite.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Quartzsite

— 1 night
Quartzsite is a town in La Paz County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at Quartzsite Museum, look for gifts at T-Rocks, and then make a trip to Hi Jolly's Tomb.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Quartzsite trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lake Havasu City to Quartzsite takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in February, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hualapai Reservation.

Things to do in Quartzsite

Museums · Shopping

Hualapai Reservation

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Eagle Point and then enjoy breathtaking views from Grand Canyon Skywalk. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon West.

Start your trip to Hualapai Reservation by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Quartzsite to Hualapai Reservation takes 4 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Quartzsite to Hualapai Reservation due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Quartzsite in February, things will get slightly colder in Hualapai Reservation: highs are around 64°F and lows about 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Hualapai Reservation

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Grand Canyon National Park

— 14 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of Grand Canyon National Park to go to Supai and see Hualapai Hilltop, which is approximately 1 hour away. On the 25th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mohave Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park travel planning app.

You can drive from Hualapai Reservation to Grand Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Hualapai Reservation in February, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 49°F and lows about 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Page

— 3 nights

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.
On the 8th (Tue), explore the activities along Lake Powell, take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. On your second day here, get outside with Northern Arizona Guide Service, see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Page travel route planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 4 hours. In March, Page is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 65°F and lows of 42°F. You will leave for home on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Page

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Arizona travel guide

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Canyons · Hiking Trails · Lookouts
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.