7 days in Arizona Itinerary

7 days in Arizona Itinerary

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7 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Prescott
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Tucson
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Jerome State Historic Park, then view the masterpieces at Son Silver West Gallery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Arizona Copper Art Museum, delve into the distant past at Palatki Ruins, and then learn about winemaking at Page Springs Cellars.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Sedona vacation planner .

Newark to Sedona is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Sedona. When traveling from Newark in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Sedona

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Jerome State Historic Park, Page Springs Cellars, Arizona Copper Art Museum
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Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

1
night
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Sharlot Hall Museum, shop like a local with Newman Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Whiskey Row, then take in the pleasant sights at Yavapai County Courthouse Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Downtown Historic Area.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Prescott day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Prescott takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): learn about all things military at Titan Missile Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Quarles Art Gallery, and then see the interesting displays at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mission San Xavier del Bac, get a taste of the local shopping with Etherton Gallery, and then get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

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Traveling by car from Prescott to Tucson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prescott in December: high temperatures in Tucson hover around 65°F and lows are around 41°F. You will leave for home on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Quarles Art Gallery, Titan Missile Museum, Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Titan Missile Museum ©
Titan Missile Museum

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