31 days in Northern Arizona Itinerary

31 days in Northern Arizona Itinerary

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Fly to Show Low Regional Airport, Drive to Pinetop-Lakeside
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Pinetop-Lakeside
— 3 nights
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Chinle
— 3 nights
Drive
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Page
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 14 nights
Drive
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Flagstaff
— 6 nights
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Pinetop-Lakeside

Pinetop–Lakeside is a small town in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pinetop-Lakeside: Black Horse Brewery (in Show Low) and Springerville (Springerville Heritage Center & Casa Malpais Archaeological Park & Museum). There's lots more to do: trek along Thompson Trail (Forest Service Trail 629), tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, immerse yourself in nature at Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Country Club Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pinetop-Lakeside trip itinerary tool.

Chicago to Pinetop-Lakeside is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Chicago to Pinetop-Lakeside, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in March, expect nights in Pinetop-Lakeside to be about the same, around 30°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chinle.

Things to do in Pinetop-Lakeside

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Chinle

Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Chinle is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Spider Rock, explore the stunning scenery at North Rim Drive, explore the ancient world of Mummy Cave, and don't miss a visit to Hope Arch.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chinle online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Pinetop-Lakeside to Chinle takes 3 hours. Traveling from Pinetop-Lakeside in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Chinle, with lows around 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Page

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Page side-trips: Marble Canyon (Cathedral Wash Trail, Northern Arizona Guide Service, &more) and Keet Seel Navajo National Monument (in Shonto). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Page tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Chinle to Page takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chinle in March since evenings lows in Page dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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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 20th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park travel planner.

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in March, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 57°F and lows about 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

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Flagstaff

City of Seven Wonders

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Winslow (Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum, Standin' on the Corner Park, &more) and Williams (Big Toy Playground, Bearizona Wildlife Park, &more). Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Wupatki National Monument. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument, hike along Kachina Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Cave Crater Trail, and admire the masterpieces at West of the Moon Gallery.

To see maps and other tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff online day trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Flagstaff are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips