8 days in North Central Arizona Itinerary

8 days in North Central Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Central Arizona trip planner

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Payson
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Sedona
— 4 nights
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Prescott
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Payson

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Payson is a town in northern Gila County, Arizona, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Tonto Creek Fish Hatchery and then explore the striking landscape at Mogollon Rim.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Payson trip planning site.

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to Payson is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Payson. In September, Payson is a bit warmer than Kyiv (Kiev) - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Payson

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Mogollon Rim
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Sedona

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Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get in touch with nature at Doe Mountain Trail and Little Horse Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Crescent Moon Picnic Site and Snoopy Rock. Change things up with a short trip to V-Bar-V Heritage Site in Rimrock (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: let the river carry you with Sedona Adventure Tours, explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, take a memorable drive along Schnebly Hill Vista Overlook, and look for gifts at The Sedona Fudge Company.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Sedona trip builder app.

You can drive from Payson to Sedona in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Sedona can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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V-Bar-V Heritage Site
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Prescott

Prescott
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
On the 7th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Lynx Lake Recreation Area.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Prescott 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 bus. Traveling from Sedona in September, Prescott is a bit cooler at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prescott

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife