9 days in Arizona & Monument Valley Itinerary

9 days in Arizona & Monument Valley Itinerary

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9 days in Arizona & Monument Valley Itinerary

Start: Fort Myers
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
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Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Mesa
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Tempe
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Monument Valley
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Winslow
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  15​h
End: Fort Myers

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Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix driving holiday planner.

Fort Myers to Phoenix is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In December, Phoenix is little chillier than Fort Myers - with highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for Mesa.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Golf
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Mesa

Mesa
Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. Plan my Mesa trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Mesa is just a stone's throw from Phoenix. In December, daytime highs in Mesa are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Tempe.

Things to do in Mesa

Outdoors Golf Parks
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Tempe

Tempe
Tempe, also known as Hayden's Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2010 population of 161,719. To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tempe online attractions planner .

Tempe is just a short distance from Mesa. In December, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 46°F. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Tempe

Outdoors Golf Tours
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nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona online travel route planner .

You can drive from Tempe to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Tempe in December, expect Sedona to be a bit cooler, temps between 54°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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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.
Plan a trip to Grand Canyon National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in December: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 45°F, while lows dip to 15°F. You'll set off for Page on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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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.
On the 19th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Page trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Page, with lows of 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 20th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley visit planning app .

Getting from Page to Monument Valley by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Page in December, with highs in Monument Valley at 41°F and lows at 20°F. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Winslow.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Shopping
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

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Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Meteor Crater, then look for gifts at ARIZONA 66 Trading Company, then examine the collection at Old Trails Museum, and finally walk around Standin' on the Corner Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Winslow trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Winslow takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Monument Valley in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Winslow: temperatures range from 51°F by day to 22°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks Museums Nature
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:
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Standin' on the Corner Park ©
Standin' on the Corner Park
Meteor Crater ©
Meteor Crater
Old Trails Museum ©
Old Trails Museum

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