60 days in Arizona Itinerary

60 days in Arizona Itinerary

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60 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Phoenix
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tucson
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Payson
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Chinle
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Page
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Williams
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Sedona
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Prescott
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Kingman
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Athens

6
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Phoenix side-trips: Scottsdale (Just Roughin' It Adventure Company, Taliesin West, & more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and perfect your strike at Lucky Strike Phoenix.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip itinerary planning tool .

Athens, Greece to Phoenix is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Athens to Phoenix due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 38°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Scottsdale, KOLI Equestrian Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Off-Road Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

6
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: Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory (in Mount Lemmon), Benson (Double R Ranch & Kartchner Caverns State Park) and O.K. Corral (in Tombstone). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, make a trip to Vista Sun Wheel, examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum, and explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tucson tour planner .

You can drive from Phoenix to Tucson in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Phoenix in October since evenings lows in Tucson dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Payson.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Benson, Sahuarita, O.K. Corral, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory, K Newby Gallery & Sculpture Garden
Highlights from your plan
Double R Ranch ©
Double R Ranch
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

4
nights
Payson

Payson ©
Payson is a town in northern Gila County, Arizona, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Payson: Roosevelt (Tonto National Monument & Three Mile Wash), Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area (in Show Low) and Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest (in Springerville). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Mogollon Rim, admire the majestic nature at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Ajo Mountain Drive, and explore the striking landscape of Tonto National Forest.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Payson vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Payson takes 3 hours. Traveling from Tucson in November, expect Payson to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chinle.

Things to do in Payson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arizona, Roosevelt, Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Mogollon Rim ©
Mogollon Rim
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park ©
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Three Mile Wash ©
Three Mile Wash

5
nights
Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Walpi Village in Polacca (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Spider Rock, explore the stunning scenery at Canyon de Chelly National Monument, hike along White House Ruins Trail, and take a memorable drive along South Rim Drive.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chinle trip planner .

You can drive from Payson to Chinle in 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Payson in November, with highs in Chinle at 15°C and lows at -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Walpi Village
Highlights from your plan
Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Walpi Village ©
Walpi Village

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Page: Marble Canyon (Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway & Northern Arizona Guide Service) and Keet Seel Navajo National Monument (in Shonto). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, appreciate the history behind Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Page trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Chinle to Page by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Chinle in November since evenings lows in Page dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Marble Canyon, Glen Canyon Dam, Keet Seel Navajo National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours

9
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: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along Cape Royal, stroll through Bright Angel Trail, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Page in November: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 14°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Williams.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Williams: Return to the 50s (in Seligman) and Tusayan (Hermit Trail & Off-Road Tours). Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at Big Toy Playground, explore the activities along White Horse Lake Campground, learn about winemaking at Grand Canyon Wine Company, and stop by The Gallery in Williams.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Williams online tour builder .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Williams by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Williams, with lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tusayan, Return to the 50s
Highlights from your plan
Big Toy Playground ©
Big Toy Playground
Elephant Rocks at Williams ©
Elephant Rocks at Williams
Off-Road Tours

7
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Explore Sedona's surroundings by going to Flagstaff (Walnut Canyon National Monument, Xcape Flagstaff, & more) and Clarkdale (Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite & Arizona Copper Art Museum). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Bridge Trail, explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Williams to Sedona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Williams in December; daily highs in Sedona reach 14°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Clarkdale, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

5
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Get out of town with these interesting Prescott side-trips: The Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains (in Yarnell) and Bumble Bee Ranch (in Bumble Bee). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Watson Lake, don't miss a visit to GMIHC Learning and Tribute Center, trek along Granite Mountain Trail 261, and grab your bike and head to Constellation Trails.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Prescott trip planning tool .

Getting from Sedona to Prescott by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder evenings in Prescott when traveling from Sedona in December, with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bumble Bee Ranch, Glassford Summit Trail, The Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Watson Lake ©
Watson Lake
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum

5
nights
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Kingman: Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees (in Meadview), Lake Havasu City (London Bridge & Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge) and Grand Canyon Skywalk (in Hualapai Reservation). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Desert Diamond Distillery, don't miss a visit to Cool Springs Station, admire all the interesting features of Sitgreaves Pass, and get engrossed in the history at Historic Route 66 Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kingman trip planner .

You can drive from Prescott to Kingman in 2.5 hours. December in Kingman sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kingman

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lake Havasu City, Oatman, Roy Purcell's murals, Grand Canyon Skywalk, Hackberry General Store
Highlights from your plan
Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees ©
Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees
Grand Canyon Skywalk ©
Grand Canyon Skywalk
Desert Diamond Distillery ©
Desert Diamond Distillery

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