15 days in Arizona Itinerary

15 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Start: Kansas City
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Shuttle:  7 h
1
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Tombstone
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Prescott
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Chinle
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Kansas City

1
night
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 5th (Sun), have some family-friendly fun at Will You Escape?. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Titan Missile Museum, stroll around Tohono Chul, and then get great views at Gates Pass.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tucson trip planner.

Kansas City to Tucson is an approximately 7- hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Tucson is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kansas City in April: high temperatures in Tucson hover around 82°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tombstone.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Titan Missile Museum
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Will You Escape? ©
Will You Escape?
Tohono Chul ©
Tohono Chul
Gates Pass ©
Gates Pass

1
night
Tombstone

Tombstone ©
Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
On the 7th (Tue), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Queen Mine Tour, then see the interesting displays at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, then get your game on at Old Tombstone Western Theme Park, and finally delve into the mystery of Bird Cage Theatre.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tombstone day trip website.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Tombstone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Tucson in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Tombstone, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tombstone

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Queen Mine Tour
Highlights from your plan
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park ©
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park
Queen Mine Tour ©
Queen Mine Tour
Bird Cage Theatre ©
Bird Cage Theatre

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Phoenix online vacation planner.

You can drive from Tombstone to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Tombstone in April, things will get a bit warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 88°F and lows about 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Prescott.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Off-Road Tours

1
night
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Sharlot Hall Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Newman Gallery, then explore the activities along Watson Lake, then ponder the design of Yavapai County Courthouse Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Downtown Historic Area.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Prescott road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Prescott takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Phoenix, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Prescott, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Watson Lake ©
Watson Lake
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum

3
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Explore hidden gems such as Broken Arrow Trail and West Fork Oak Creek Trail. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock State Park, join in the after-dark buzz at Sedona Stargazing, tour the pleasant surroundings at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, and look for gifts at Trailhead Tea.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Prescott to Sedona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Prescott in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sedona, with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like South Kaibab Trail and Rim Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, and take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip app.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in April, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 62°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Off-Road Tours
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

2
nights
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 16th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Powell, and finally admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Page trip planning app.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Page hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Chinle.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

2
nights
Chinle

Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Canyon de Chelly National Monument and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Chinle online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Page to Chinle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Page in April, with highs in Chinle at 65°F and lows at 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chinle

Tours Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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