31 days in Arizona Itinerary

31 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tucson
— 3 nights
2
Phoenix
— 4 nights
3
Page
— 3 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 11 nights
5
Sedona
— 4 nights
6
Prescott
— 4 nights

3
nights
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.
Tucson is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, hike along Cactus Forest Trail, and try to win big at Rillito Park Horse Racetrack.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Tucson tour planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Tucson is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -19 hour difference. Traveling from Auckland in August, expect nights in Tucson to be a bit warmer, around °C, while days are much warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway ©
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum

4
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Phoenix: Chandler (Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery & Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center), Discovery Park (in Gilbert) and Boyce Thompson Arboretum (in Superior). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, identify plant and animal life at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, take a memorable tour with Tours, and admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Phoenix trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Tucson to Phoenix by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tucson in August, with highs in Phoenix at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Chandler, Arizona Distilling Co, Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, Discovery Park, Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Off-Road Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Page to Marble Canyon to see Marble Canyon about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, get interesting insight from Tours, explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and appreciate the history behind Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Page trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In August, Page is a bit cooler than Phoenix - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glen Canyon Dam, Marble Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours

11
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 13th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Bright Angel Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Yaki Point.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning website.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, stroll through Broken Arrow Trail, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and immerse yourself in nature at Slide Rock State Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Sedona itinerary planning site.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Sedona hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

4
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Venture out of the city with trips to Flagstaff (Photography Tours & Chapel of the Holy dove). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Prescott Frontier Days, World's Oldest Rodeo, get to know the resident critters at Heritage Park Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Sharlot Hall Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Whiskey Row.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the 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 shuttle. Traveling from Sedona in August, plan for little chillier nights in Prescott, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Flagstaff
Highlights from your plan
Watson Lake ©
Watson Lake
Prescott Frontier Days, World's Oldest Rodeo ©
Photography Tours

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