8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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8 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Tusayan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Prescott
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Kalamazoo

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park will appeal to history buffs. Family-friendly places like Out of Africa Wildlife Park and Sedona Star Gazing will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: trek along Doe Mountain Trail, admire the majestic nature at Red Rock State Park, look for gifts at Trailhead Tea, and stroll through West Fork Oak Creek Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sedona travel itinerary planner .

Kalamazoo to Sedona is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kalamazoo to Sedona is minus 2 hours. In June, Sedona is a bit warmer than Kalamazoo - with highs of 94°F and lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Tusayan.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Out of Africa Wildlife Park
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V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

2
nights
Tusayan

Tusayan ©
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, then take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, then enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, and finally get great views at Lipan Point. On the next day, get great views at Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tusayan itinerary builder .

You can drive from Sedona to Tusayan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sedona in July, with highs in Tusayan at 84°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Tusayan

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
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Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point
Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

2
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): hike along Lynx Lake Recreation Area, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Whiskey Row, then pause for some photo ops at Bucky O'Neill Monument, and finally steep yourself in history at Downtown Historic Area.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Prescott online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tusayan to Prescott takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Tusayan in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Prescott: highs are around 90°F and lows about 64°F. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
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Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row

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