9 days in Arizona, Monument Valley & Mexican Hat Itinerary

9 days in Arizona, Monument Valley & Mexican Hat Itinerary

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9 days in Arizona, Monument Valley & Mexican Hat Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + Drive:  31 h
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Camp Verde
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
5
Mexican Hat
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  37 h
End: Perth

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Camp Verde

Camp Verde ©
Camp Verde is a town in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. Montezuma Castle National Monument has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Out of Africa Wildlife Park, then steep yourself in history at Montezuma Castle National Monument, and then browse the fresh offerings at Hauser and Hauser Farm.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Camp Verde trip maker.

Perth, Australia to Camp Verde is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Perth in July, expect Camp Verde to be much hotter, temps between 39°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Camp Verde

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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Out of Africa Wildlife Park ©
Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Montezuma Castle National Monument ©
Hauser and Hauser Farm ©
Hauser and Hauser Farm

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sedona tour planner.

You can drive from Camp Verde to Sedona in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Sedona can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Spas

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Page

Page ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then steep yourself in history at Navajo Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then get great views at Horseshoe Bend, and then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

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You can drive from Sedona to Page in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sedona in July: highs in Page hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Navajo Bridge
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Photography Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Page in July: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 38°C and lows are around 17°C. You will leave for Mexican Hat on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Nature

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Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat ©
Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Cow Canyon Trading Post, then steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site, then immerse yourself in nature at Goosenecks State Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mexican Hat online attractions planner .

Mexican Hat is very close to Monument Valley. July in Mexican Hat sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bluff, Moki Dugway, Goosenecks State Park
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Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park
Moki Dugway ©
Moki Dugway
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site

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