42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Stockholm
Fly:  25 h
1
Page
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Chinle
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Williams
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  15 min
6
Cottonwood
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Phoenix
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
8
Mesa
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Tucson
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Sierra Vista
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Stockholm

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake Powell and Lone Rock Beach. Get outdoors at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Horseshoe Bend. Step out of Page to go to Grand Canyon National Park and see Navajo Bridge, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Page trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Page is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Stockholm to Page due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, you will find days in Page are much warmer (41°C), and nights are a bit warmer (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Chinle.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Water, Navajo Bridge
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge
Vermilion Cliffs National Monument ©
Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

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Chinle

Chinle
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Visit Hubbell Trading Post and Antelope House Ruin for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canyon de Chelly National Monument and Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. When in Chinle, make a side trip to see Wildcat Trail in Monument Valley, approximately Monument Valley away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through White House Ruins Trail, take in breathtaking views at North Rim Drive, and cruise along South Rim Drive.

Find out how to plan Chinle trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Page to Chinle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Page, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Chinle, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Wildcat Trail, Hubbell Trading Post
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White House Ruins Trail
White House Ruins Trail
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Hubbell Trading Post ©
Hubbell Trading Post

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nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Williams Depot and Pete's Rt 66 Gas Station Museum. Grand Canyon Railway Depot and Grand Canyon Wine Company are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Williams: Grand Canyon National Park (Yaki Point, South Kaibab Trail, &more) and Tusayan General Store (in Tusayan).

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Williams day trip planner.

You can drive from Chinle to Williams in 4.5 hours. In June in Williams, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Williams

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Tusayan General Store
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Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Northern Arizona and Rock Art Canyon Ranch. Step off the beaten path and head to Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and Coconino National Forest. There's still lots to do: look and learn at Lowell Observatory, take in the dramatic scenery at Great Falls, admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert, and take a stroll through Historic Downtown and Railroad District.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Flagstaff online itinerary planner.

Drive from Williams to Flagstaff in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Flagstaff can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Painted Desert, Rock Art Canyon Ranch
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Museum of Northern Arizona ©
Museum of Northern Arizona
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park
Coconino National Forest ©
Coconino National Forest

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Head to Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and Son Silver West Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Step off the beaten path and head to Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Doe Mountain Trail. Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, trek along Fay Canyon Trail, stroll through Bear Mountain Trail, and cruise along Schnebly Hill Vista Overlook.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sedona day trip app.

Drive from Flagstaff to Sedona in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Flagstaff in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Sedona, with highs around 40°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cottonwood.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Soldier Pass ©
Soldier Pass
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Bear Mountain Trail ©
Bear Mountain Trail

4
nights
Cottonwood

Cottonwood ©
Cottonwood serves as a base for exploring the Verde Valley.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tuzigoot National Monument and Jerome State Historic Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Old Town Cottonwood and Page Springs Cellars. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room, take an in-depth tour of Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum, cruise along Historic Road - US Route 89A, and explore the galleries of Douglas Mansion.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cottonwood trip itinerary maker website.

Cottonwood is just a stone's throw from Sedona. In June, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Cottonwood

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Clarkdale, Jerome, Page Springs Cellars, Fort Verde State Historic Park
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Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Historic Old Town Cottonwood ©
Historic Old Town Cottonwood

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nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Museum-lovers will appreciate Desert Caballeros Western Museum and Phoenix Art Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting and Aridus Wine Company. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phoenix: Phallic Rock (in Carefree) and Penske Racing Museum (in Scottsdale). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain, explore the striking landscape at Hole in the Rock, ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix day trip tool.

You can drive from Cottonwood to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cottonwood in June, things will get a bit warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 49°C and lows about 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Mesa.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Desert Caballeros Western Museum, KOLI Equestrian Center, Phallic Rock
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Desert Caballeros Western Museum ©
Desert Caballeros Western Museum
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix Art Museum

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Mesa

Mesa ©
Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Boyce Thompson Arboretum and Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Mesa, make a side trip to see McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale, approximately Scottsdale away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West, go deep underground at Four Peaks Mining Company, explore the world behind art at Mesa Arts Center, and browse the fresh offerings at Superstition Ranch Market.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Mesa trip maker tool.

Mesa is just a stone's throw from Phoenix. In June, daytime highs in Mesa are 47°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Mesa

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park, Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
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Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Catalina State Park and Madera Canyon. Do some cultural sightseeing at Titan Missile Museum and Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block. When in Tucson, make a side trip to see Colossal Cave Mountain Park in Vail, approximately Vail away. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at International Wildlife Museum, trot along with a tour on horseback, take a peaceful walk through Tucson Mountain Park, and ride a horse along Santa Cruz River Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Tucson trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mesa to Tucson takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. Traveling from Mesa in July, things will get slightly colder in Tucson: highs are around 42°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sierra Vista.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Titan Missile Museum, Colossal Cave Mountain Park
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Titan Missile Museum ©
Titan Missile Museum
Colossal Cave Mountain Park ©
Colossal Cave Mountain Park
Tucson Mountain Park ©
Tucson Mountain Park

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Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista ©
Sierra Vista is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Rose Tree Museum and Books and Henry F. Hauser Museum and Gift Shop. Get outdoors at The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve and Patagonia Lake State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Sierra Vista: The Muheim Heritage House Museum (in Bisbee), Allen Street (in Tombstone) and Flying Leap Vineyards (in Elgin). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, have some family-friendly fun at Old Tombstone Western Theme Park, and identify plant and animal life at San Pedro House.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read Sierra Vista trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Sierra Vista takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tucson in July, expect Sierra Vista to be slightly colder, temps between 36°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sierra Vista

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Tombstone, The Muheim Heritage House Museum, Patagonia Lake State Park, Flying Leap Vineyards, The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve
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Rose Tree Museum and Books ©
Rose Tree Museum and Books
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park ©
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park
Allen Street ©
Allen Street

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