6 days in Arizona Itinerary

6 days in Arizona Itinerary

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6 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  2​h
1
Prescott
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tuba City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Phoenix

1
day
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Downtown Historic Area, admire the local landmark of Yavapai County Courthouse Square, then get to know the fascinating history of Whiskey Row, and finally stop by Ian Russell Gallery of Fine Art.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Prescott tour itinerary planner .

Phoenix to Prescott is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in January, expect Prescott to be a bit cooler, temps between 54°F and 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row
Yavapai County Courthouse Square ©
Yavapai County Courthouse Square
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point. On the next day, hike along Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Prescott to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Prescott in January: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 44°F and lows are around 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tuba City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

1
night
Tuba City

Tuba City ©
Tuba City is an unincorporated town in Coconino County, Arizona, on Navajo lands, in the United States. You've now added Coal Mine Canyon to your itinerary. On the 13th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Explore Navajo Interactive Museum, then explore the stunning scenery at Coal Mine Canyon, and then make a trip to Dinosaur Tracks.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tuba City sightseeing planning app .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Tuba City by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in January, and nighttime lows around 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Tuba City

Parks Nature Museums
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Coal Mine Canyon ©
Coal Mine Canyon
Explore Navajo Interactive Museum ©
Explore Navajo Interactive Museum
Dinosaur Tracks ©
Dinosaur Tracks

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Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 14th (Tue), do a tasting at Pillsbury Wine Company North, then wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood, then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock State Park, and finally trek along Boynton Canyon Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Broken Arrow Trail and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sedona trip planner .

You can drive from Tuba City to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Tuba City in January, you will find days in Sedona are a bit warmer (54°F), and nights are much hotter (37°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Cottonwood
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park

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