60 days in Northern Arizona Itinerary

60 days in Northern Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Arizona route planner

Make it your trip
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Page
— 7 nights
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Jacob Lake
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 21 nights
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Flagstaff
— 12 nights
Drive
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Winslow
— 5 nights
Drive
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Pinetop-Lakeside
— 6 nights
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Chinle
— 6 nights
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Page

— 7 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Marble Canyon (Cathedral Wash Trail, Marble Canyon, &more), The Red Pueblo Museum (in Fredonia) and Keet Seel Navajo National Monument (in Shonto). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Powell, take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Page tour itinerary website.

Chicago to Page is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Page is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in November: highs in Page hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Jacob Lake.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Jacob Lake

— 2 nights
Jacob Lake is a small unincorporated community on the Kaibab Plateau in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, at the junction of U.S. Route 89A and State Route 67. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): look for gifts at Jacob Lake Inn Gift Shop and then take a peaceful walk through Kaibab National Forest. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Old Cliff Dwellers Lodge (Blanche Russell Rock House) and then cruise along Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Jacob Lake trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Page to Jacob Lake in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Page in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Jacob Lake, with lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Jacob Lake

Nature · Shopping · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 21 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grand Canyon National Park: Supai (Havasu Falls & Mooney Falls) and Eagle Point (in Hualapai Reservation). On the 1st (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, take some stellar pictures from Pima Point, and hike along Rim Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip website.

Drive from Jacob Lake to Grand Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Jacob Lake in November, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 54°F and 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Flagstaff

— 12 nights

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Explore Flagstaff's surroundings by going to Ash Fork Historical Society Museum (in Ash Fork), Williams (Pete's Rt 66 Gas Station Museum, Elephant Rocks at Williams, &more) and Seligman (Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center & Return to the 50s). Spend the 22nd (Tue) exploring nature at Wupatki National Monument. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Walnut Canyon National Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kachina Trail, trek along Old Cave Crater Trail, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mother Road Brewing Company.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Flagstaff trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Flagstaff are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Winslow.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Winslow

— 5 nights
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Winslow side-trips: Holbrook (Navajo County Historical Museum, Petrified Forest National Park, &more) and Experience Hopi (in Second Mesa). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum, look for gifts at La Posada’s Unique Gift Shops, walk around Little Painted Desert County Park, and explore the ancient world of Homolovi State Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Winslow trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Flagstaff to Winslow in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Flagstaff in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Winslow: temperatures range from 51°F by day to 22°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Pinetop-Lakeside.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pinetop-Lakeside

— 6 nights
Pinetop–Lakeside is a small town in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pinetop-Lakeside: Springerville (Casa Malpais Archaeological Park & Museum, Springerville Heritage Center, &more), West Baldy Trail (in Greer) and Black Horse Brewery (in Show Low). And it doesn't end there: hike along Thompson Trail (Forest Service Trail 629), take in the spiritual surroundings of Unity of the White Mountains, explore the landscape on two wheels at Country Club Trail, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pinetop-Lakeside day trip planning website.

Drive from Winslow to Pinetop-Lakeside in 2 hours. While traveling from Winslow, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Pinetop-Lakeside, ranging from highs of 44°F to lows of 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chinle.

Things to do in Pinetop-Lakeside

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Chinle

— 6 nights
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Hubbell Trading Post in Ganado (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: trek along White House Ruins Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Spider Rock, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and explore the stunning scenery at Canyon del Muerto.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chinle trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Pinetop-Lakeside to Chinle takes 3 hours. Traveling from Pinetop-Lakeside in January, plan for little chillier nights in Chinle, with lows around 14°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip