60 days in Arizona Itinerary

60 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Yuma
— 3 nights
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Tombstone
— 3 nights
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Tucson
— 6 nights
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Phoenix
— 6 nights
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Payson
— 3 nights
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Winslow
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 5 nights
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Prescott
— 5 nights
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Kingman
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 13 nights
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Page
— 4 nights
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Chinle
— 5 nights
Drive to Cortez, Fly to Tampa

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Yuma

Visiting Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park and Glamis Dunes will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Salvation Mountain and Arizona Historical Society Sanguinetti House Museum & Garden. Explore Yuma's surroundings by going to Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge (in Calipatria) and Niland (Davis-Schrimpf Seep Field & Imperial Sand Dunes Cahuilla Ranger Station).

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yuma trip planner.

Tampa to Yuma is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Tampa in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Yuma: highs are around 107°F and lows about 84°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tombstone.

Things to do in Yuma

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Tombstone

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 outdoors at Chiricahua National Monument and The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve. Get some historical perspective at Boothilll Graveyard and Allen Street. Change things up with these side-trips from Tombstone: Willcox Playa Wildlife Area (in Willcox), Benson (Kartchner Caverns State Park & Forever Home Donkey Rescue) and Amerind Museum (in Dragoon). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at O.K. Corral, see the interesting displays at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, do a tasting at Silver Strike Winery, and contemplate the long history of The Tombstone Epitaph.

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You can drive from Yuma to Tombstone in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, Tombstone is little chillier than Yuma - with highs of 88°F and lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Tombstone

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

6
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Tucson

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.
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and Pima Air and Space Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kitt Peak National Observatory and Titan Missile Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Tucson: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area (in Red Rock), Colossal Cave Mountain Park (in Vail) and Picacho (Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch & Sunset Trail). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mission San Xavier del Bac, explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, examine the collection at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, and take in the exciting artwork at Philabaum Glass Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tucson road trip planning app.

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. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tombstone in July: high temperatures in Tucson hover around 97°F and lows are around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Popular historic sites such as Boyce Thompson Arboretum and St. Timothy Catholic Church are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center and Off-Road Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phoenix: Goldfield Ghost Town (in Apache Junction), Peralta Canyon (in Gold Canyon) and Gilbert (St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church & Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, view the masterpieces at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Heard Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Phoenix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Tucson in July, expect Phoenix to be a bit warmer, temps between 106°F and 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Payson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Payson

Payson is a town in northern Gila County, Arizona, United States. Visiting Mogollon Rim and Tonto Creek Fish Hatchery will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lees Ferry Historic District and Rim Country Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Payson side-trips: Fossil Creek Wilderness (in Camp Verde), Horseback Riding Tours (in Cave Creek) and Fossil Springs Trail Head (in Pine). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Water Wheel Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Rancho Tonto Catch-A-Trout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kohls Ranch Stable, and try your luck at Mazatzal Casino.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Payson trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Payson takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in August, expect nights in Payson to be cooler, around 63°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Winslow.

Things to do in Payson

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Winslow

Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Apache Death Cave, get a new perspective on nature at Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum, examine the collection at Old Trails Museum, then delve into the distant past at Homolovi State Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at 9/11 Remembrance Garden, and finally walk around Little Painted Desert County Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Winslow trip planner.

Traveling by car from Payson to Winslow takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Winslow are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Sedona

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get some historical perspective at Chapel of the Holy Cross and Douglas Mansion. Get some cultural insight at Montezuma Castle National Monument and Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art. Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Clarkdale (Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum, Arizona Copper Art Museum, &more) and Jerome (Jerome State Historic Park, Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery, &more). There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, trek along Devil's Bridge Trail, and admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sedona tour itinerary builder website.

Drive from Winslow to Sedona in 2 hours. August in Sedona sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Prescott.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Prescott

Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Get in touch with nature at Lynx Lake Recreation Area and Prescott National Forest. Popular historic sites such as Prescott Frontier Days, World's Oldest Rodeo and Fort Whipple Museum are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Prescott: Ash Fork Historical Society Museum (in Ash Fork), Horseback Riding Tours (in Wickenburg) and The Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains (in Yarnell). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Whiskey Row, take an in-depth tour of Sharlot Hall Museum, contemplate the long history of Downtown Historic Area, and explore the world behind art at Phippen Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Prescott road trip planning site.

Getting from Sedona to Prescott by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Sedona in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Prescott, with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

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Kingman

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Get outdoors at Hoover Dam Bypass and Keepers of the Wild Nature Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mob Museum and Kingman Army Air Field Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Kingman side-trips: Henderson (Green Valley Range, River Mountain Loop Trail, &more), Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees (in Meadview) and Boulder City (Helicopter Tours, Hoover Dam, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, see a world frozen in time at Chloride, Arizona, admire the majestic nature at Providence Mountains State Recreation Area, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kingman trip tool.

Traveling by car from Prescott to Kingman takes 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Prescott in August, with highs in Kingman at 95°F and lows at 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kingman

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Point. Tusayan Museum and Hermit's Rest are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grand Canyon National Park: Food Tours (in Los Angeles), Supai Indian Village (in Supai) and Dinosaur Tracks (in Tuba City). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at North Rim Visitor Center, trek along Rim Trail, take in the views from Navajo Bridge, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Kingman to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kingman in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 80°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Page

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. and Historical Kanab Library. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Photography Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Page: Maynard Dixon Living History Museum (in Mount Carmel), Kanab (Moqui Cave, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, &more) and Old Cliff Dwellers Lodge (Blanche Russell Rock House) (in Marble Canyon). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, stroll through Rainbow Bridge National Monument, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and explore the activities along Lake Powell.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Page trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Page reach 86°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Chinle.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Museums · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Chinle

Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bluff Fort Historic Site and Antelope House Ruin. Museum-lovers will get to explore St. Michaels Historical Museum and Mission and Navajo Nation Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chinle: Navajo Cultural Center (in Kayenta), Monument Valley (Wildcat Trail, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, &more) and Four Corners Monument (in Teec Nos Pos). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Spider Rock, delve into the distant past at Sliding Rock Ruin, explore the fascinating landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and explore the stunning scenery at North Rim Drive.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Chinle attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Chinle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Page in September; daily highs in Chinle reach 79°F and lows reach 46°F. You will leave for home on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Chinle

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arizona travel guide

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Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
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.