9 days in Chicago & Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Chicago & Arizona Itinerary

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9 days in Chicago & Arizona Itinerary

Start: Chicago
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Williams
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Chicago

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kids will enjoy Museum of Science and Industry and Shedd Aquarium. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, examine the collection at The Field Museum, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chicago online travel route planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Chicago. August in Chicago sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

1
night
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 5th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then explore and take pictures at Horseshoe Bend, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Marble Canyon, contemplate the long history of Navajo Bridge, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Page trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Page takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Page due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in August, expect nights in Page to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 93°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Marble Canyon, Navajo Bridge
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

4
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Williams: Grand Canyon National Park (Pipe Creek Vista, Bright Angel Point, & more).

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Drive from Page to Williams in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Page in August, with highs in Williams at 78°F and lows at 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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