9 days in Flagstaff & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

9 days in Flagstaff & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Flagstaff
— 6 nights
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights

6
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Let the collections at Jerome State Historic Park and Museum of Northern Arizona capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Montezuma Well and Arizona Copper Art Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Flagstaff: Prescott (Sharlot Hall Museum & Whiskey Row), Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery (in Jerome) and Tuzigoot National Monument (in Clarkdale). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at V-Bar-V Heritage Site, do a tasting at Page Springs Cellars, admire the majestic nature at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, and hike along Doe Mountain Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip itinerary planner.

Houston to Flagstaff is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Houston in October: highs in Flagstaff hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Sedona, Prescott, Jerome, Clarkdale, Rimrock
Highlights from your plan
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 19th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and finally get great views at Powell Point.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. October in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 31°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point

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