60 days in Northern Arizona, North Central Arizona & Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

60 days in Northern Arizona, North Central Arizona & Tucson and Southern Arizona Itinerary

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Page
— 6 nights
Drive
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Chinle
— 4 nights
Taxi to Steamboat Deer Standing - Road Stop, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 13 nights
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Flagstaff
— 8 nights
Drive
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Clarkdale
— 8 nights
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Prescott
— 6 nights
Drive
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Tucson
— 7 nights
Drive
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Tombstone
— 3 nights
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Willcox
— 4 nights
Drive to Tucson International Airport / Morris Air National Guard Base, Fly to Seattle

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Page

— 6 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Navajo National Monument. Step out of the city life by going to Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Wilderness River Adventures. Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedral Wash Trail (in Marble Canyon) and Kaibab National Forest (in Jacob Lake). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon - Indoor Shooting Experience, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, explore the activities along Lake Powell, and admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Page trip planner.

Seattle to Page is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Page is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Page: highs are around 86°F and lows about 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Chinle.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chinle

— 4 nights
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Canyon de Chelly National Monument and Hubbell Trading Post. Escape the urban bustle at White House Ruins Trail and Off-Road Tours. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Spider Rock, take in breathtaking views at Canyon del Muerto, delve into the distant past at White House Ruin, and explore and take pictures at South Rim Drive.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Chinle journey planner.

You can drive from Page to Chinle in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Page in September, things will get slightly colder in Chinle: highs are around 79°F and lows about 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 13 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 hidden gems such as South Kaibab Trail and Rim Trail. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bright Angel Point and Tusayan Museum. On the 17th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and get great views at Mather Point.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Chinle to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

Flagstaff

— 8 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.
Do your shopping at Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center and Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock State Park and West Fork Oak Creek Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Williams Depot (in Williams), Sedona (Doe Mountain Trail, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more) and Return to the 50s (in Seligman). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel, take a peaceful walk through Coconino National Forest, and Head underground at Lava River Cave.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Clarkdale.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Clarkdale

— 8 nights
Clarkdale is a town in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. Let the collections at Jerome State Historic Park and Arizona Copper Art Museum capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Tuzigoot National Monument. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Clarkdale: Camp Verde (Predator Zip Lines & Fort Verde State Historic Park) and Montezuma Well (in Rimrock). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Douglas Mansion, get a new perspective on things with Clarkdale Kayak Co., wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood, and trot along with Horsin' Around Adventures.

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Getting from Flagstaff to Clarkdale by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Flagstaff in October, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Clarkdale: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Prescott.

Things to do in Clarkdale

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Prescott

— 6 nights
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Get some cultural insight at Sharlot Hall Museum and Whiskey Row. Escape the urban bustle at Lynx Lake Recreation Area and Watson Lake. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Prescott: Tonto Natural Bridge State Park (in Payson), Palatki Ruins (in Sedona) and Granite Creek Vineyards (in Chino Valley). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Downtown Historic Area, trek along Thumb Butte Trail 33, take an in-depth tour of Phippen Museum, and examine the collection at Kalusa Miniature Airplane Collection.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Prescott trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Clarkdale to Prescott takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Clarkdale in October, expect little chillier with lows of 44°F in Prescott. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Tucson

— 7 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tumacacori National Historical Park and Tucson Mountain Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at International Wildlife Museum and The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures. Take a break from Tucson with a short trip to Colossal Cave Mountain Park in Vail, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Titan Missile Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Madera Canyon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vista Sun Wheel, and stroll around Tohono Chul.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tucson planner.

Traveling by car from Prescott to Tucson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Prescott in October, expect Tucson to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tombstone.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tombstone Walking Tours and Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum and Gunfighter Hall of Fame. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Allen Street, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Old Bisbee Brewing Company, learn about winemaking at Silver Strike Winery, and delve into the mystery of Bird Cage Theatre.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tombstone trip planner.

You can drive from Tucson to Tombstone in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tucson in October; daily highs in Tombstone reach 80°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Willcox.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trip

Willcox

— 4 nights
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Chiricahua National Monument and Fort Bowie National Historic Site. Museum-lovers will appreciate Amerind Museum and Friends of Marty Robbins Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Willcox side-trips: Forever Home Donkey Rescue (in Benson) and Keeling Schaefer Vineyards (in Pearce). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Coronado Vineyards, look for gifts at Dwayne's Fresh Jerky, and explore the activities along Cochise Lake.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Willcox trip planner.

You can drive from Tombstone to Willcox in 1.5 hours. October in Willcox sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Willcox

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips