60 days in Arizona Itinerary

60 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tucson
— 6 nights
2
Tombstone
— 4 nights
3
Yuma
— 3 nights
4
Kingman
— 4 nights
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 10 nights
6
Page
— 6 nights
7
Chinle
— 4 nights
8
Holbrook
— 4 nights
9
Payson
— 4 nights
10
Sedona
— 8 nights
11
Prescott
— 6 nights

6
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.
Visiting Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch and Kitt Peak National Observatory will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Titan Missile Museum and Colossal Cave Mountain Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tucson: Casa Grande Ruins National Monument (in Coolidge) and Tumacacori National Historical Park (in Tumacacori). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Saguaro National Park, identify plant and animal life at Tucson Mountain Park, make a trip to Vista Sun Wheel, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tucson trip simple and quick.

Des Moines to Tucson is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Des Moines in June, things will get a bit warmer in Tucson: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tombstone.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kitt Peak National Observatory, Colossal Cave Mountain Park, Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Tumacacori National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Kitt Peak National Observatory ©
Kitt Peak National Observatory
Tumacacori National Historical Park ©
Tumacacori National Historical Park
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kartchner Caverns State Park and Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park. Escape the urban bustle at The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve and Chiricahua National Monument. Change things up with a short trip to Cochise Lake in Willcox (about 1h 5 min away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Allen Street, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Queen Mine Tour, get engrossed in the history at Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum, and get your game on at Old Tombstone Western Theme Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tombstone vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Tombstone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Tucson, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Tombstone, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yuma.

Things to do in Tombstone

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bisbee, Willcox, Kartchner Caverns State Park, The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Kartchner Caverns State Park ©
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Chiricahua National Monument ©
Chiricahua National Monument

3
nights
Yuma

Yuma ©
Explore hidden gems such as Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park and Arizona Historical Society Sanguinetti House Museum & Garden. Get some cultural insight at Colorado River State Historic Park and Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yuma day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Tombstone to Yuma in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, Yuma is a bit warmer than Tombstone - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Yuma

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park ©
Castle Dome Mine Museum ©
Castle Dome Mine Museum

4
nights
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Oatman Ghost Town and Hackberry General Store. Get outdoors at Keepers of the Wild Nature Park and Sitgreaves Pass. Explore Kingman's surroundings by going to Oatman Gift Shack (in Oatman), Lake Havasu City (Lake Havasu State Park & London Bridge) and Grand Canyon Skywalk (in Hualapai Reservation). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Historic Route 66 Museum, go deep underground at Colbaugh Processing Inc. The source for Kingman Turquoise, make a trip to Cool Springs Station, and take an unorthodox tour of Chloride, Arizona.

To see photos and other tourist information, you can read our Kingman trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Yuma to Kingman in 4 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Yuma in June, with highs in Kingman at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oatman, Lake Havasu City, Colbaugh Processing Inc. The source for Kingman Turquoise, Hackberry General Store, Keepers of the Wild Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Hackberry General Store ©
Hackberry General Store
Oatman Ghost Town
Oatman Ghost Town
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum

10
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bright Angel Point and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Discover out-of-the-way places like South Kaibab Trail and Mather Point. Change things up with a short trip to Havasu Falls in Supai (about 1h 5 min away). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, trek along Hermit Trail, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, and contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park planner.

Getting from Kingman to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Kingman in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Off-Road Tours, Havasu Falls
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Navajo National Monument. Step out of the city life by going to Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Page's surroundings by going to Elephant's Feet (in Tonalea Coconino County) and Cathedral Wash Trail (in Marble Canyon). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, trot along with a tour on horseback, see human ingenuity at work at The Chains, and enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Page trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Page: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Chinle.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tonalea Coconino County, Navajo National Monument, Cathedral Wash Trail
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

4
nights
Chinle

Chinle
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Canyon de Chelly National Monument and Spider Rock. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and White House Ruins Trail. Explore Chinle's surroundings by going to Hubbell Trading Post (in Ganado), Painted Desert (in Petrified Forest National Park) and Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park (in Window Rock). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along South Rim Drive, take in breathtaking views at North Rim Drive, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Chinle tour planner.

You can drive from Page to Chinle in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Page in July; daily highs in Chinle reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hubbell Trading Post, Painted Desert, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Highlights from your plan
White House Ruins Trail
White House Ruins Trail
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Hubbell Trading Post ©
Hubbell Trading Post

4
nights
Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rock Art Canyon Ranch and Homolovi State Park. Step out of the city life by going to Petrified Forest National Park and Crystal Forest Trail. Explore Holbrook's surroundings by going to Winslow (Apache Death Cave, Standin' on the Corner Park, &more) and Petrified Forest National Park (Puerco Pueblo, Devil's Playground, &more). There's more to do: take a peaceful walk through Rainbow Forest and stop by Jim Gray's Petrified Wood Co..

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Holbrook trip planning tool.

You can drive from Chinle to Holbrook in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chinle in July; daily highs in Holbrook reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Payson.

Things to do in Holbrook

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Winslow, Petrified Forest National Park
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa
Crystal Forest Trail ©
Crystal Forest Trail
Homolovi State Park ©
Homolovi State Park

4
nights
Payson

Payson ©
Payson is a town in northern Gila County, Arizona, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Besh Ba Gowah and Strawberry School House. Step out of the city life by going to Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area and Mogollon Rim. Change things up with these side-trips from Payson: Woodland Lake Park (in Pinetop-Lakeside), Fossil Springs Trail Head (in Pine) and Boyce Thompson Arboretum (in Superior). There's more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park and cruise along Apache Trail Scenic Drive.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Payson trip maker app.

You can drive from Holbrook to Payson in 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Holbrook in July: highs in Payson hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Payson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Strawberry School House, Besh Ba Gowah, Woodland Lake Park, Fossil Springs Trail Head, Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park ©
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Mogollon Rim ©
Mogollon Rim

8
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get some cultural insight at V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Douglas Mansion. Explore hidden gems such as Red Rock State Park and Broken Arrow Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sedona: Fort Verde State Historic Park (in Camp Verde), Rimrock (Montezuma Well & Medicine Wheel Lodge Spiritual Day Lodge & Wolf Sanctuary) and Clarkdale (Tuzigoot National Monument, Arizona Copper Art Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Jerome State Historic Park, hike along West Fork Oak Creek Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona itinerary planner.

You can drive from Payson to Sedona in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Sedona are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Prescott.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Clarkdale, Rimrock, Cottonwood, Jerome, Fort Verde State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Nature & Wildlife Tours

6
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Popular historic sites such as Downtown Historic Area and Whiskey Row are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and Yavapai County Courthouse Square. Get out of town with these interesting Prescott side-trips: Granite Creek Vineyards (in Chino Valley) and Flagstaff (Lava River Cave, Lowell Observatory, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lynx Lake Recreation Area, shop like a local with Ian Russell Gallery of Fine Art, hike along Glassford Summit Trail, and take an in-depth tour of Sharlot Hall Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Prescott visit planner.

Drive from Sedona to Prescott in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Sedona in July, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Prescott. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Granite Creek Vineyards, Glassford Summit Trail
Highlights from your plan
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

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