9 days in Western US Itinerary

9 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip maker

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Fly
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Phoenix
Drive
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Tombstone
— 1 night
Drive
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Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hualapai Reservation
— 1 night
Drive
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Scottsdale
— 2 nights
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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix itinerary tool.

Atlanta to Phoenix is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Phoenix. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Atlanta in June: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 107°F and lows are around 81°F. You will leave for Tombstone on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

Tombstone

— 1 night

Town Too Tough to Die

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Tombstone's Historama, see the interesting displays at Gunfighter Hall of Fame, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Tree Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Gleeson Jail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Brown's Canyon Trail, then learn about winemaking at Silver Strike Winery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of the Sierras - A Marian Shrine, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tombstone road trip planner.

You can drive from Phoenix to Tombstone in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, Tombstone is little chillier than Phoenix - with highs of 94°F and lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tombstone

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Phoenix

— 1 night
For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Phoenix online trip builder.

You can drive from Tombstone to Phoenix in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tombstone in June: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 107°F and lows are around 81°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Canyon Trail Rides as well as Hopi House. On the 8th (Tue), trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, then take in the pleasant sights at The Trail of Time, and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot and then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park tour site.

Drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in June: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F and lows are around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Shopping · Nightlife · Tours

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Narrows as well as Angel's Landing. On the 10th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Narrows, and then cruise along Kolob Terrace Road.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Hualapai Reservation.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

Hualapai Reservation

— 1 night
On the 12th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Grand Canyon Skywalk.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hualapai Reservation itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Hualapai Reservation in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Hualapai Reservation, with lows of 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Scottsdale.
Highlights from your trip

Scottsdale

— 2 nights
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Heard Museum, explore the galleries of Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, steep yourself in history at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza, then admire the architecture and history at Old Adobe Mission, then don't miss a visit to On The Edge Gallery, and finally ride a horse along The Gateway Trailhead.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Scottsdale online tour builder.

Getting from Hualapai Reservation to Scottsdale by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Hualapai Reservation in June, things will get a bit warmer in Scottsdale: highs are around 107°F and lows about 81°F. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip