Las Vegas - Sedona - Flagstaff (258 miles)
Depart from Las Vegas in the morning, we will head towards Sedona with stops in Kingman, Arizona for coffee and snacks then continue our drive on the I40, the Interstate that replaced the once renowned Route 66. We will stop on Route 66 in historical Seligman Arizona where you will find all sorts of Route 66 souvenirs. Afterwards, we head on to the mystical Sedona. We will have lunch and spend some free time in the area. Overnight in Flagstaff Arizona.
Kingman, the Heart of historic Route 66 & one of the hidden treasures of Arizona, is conveniently located on Interstate 40 and is the perfect launching point for "Route 66 and Beyond". Scenic hiking, historic charm, great cafes and restaurants, and the allure of Route 66 combine to make Kingman a remarkable destination.
This small city in the Verde Valley region of Arizona attracts visitors from all over with its gorgeous red sandstone rock formations. It is a popular place for outdoor recreational activities like hiking, biking, and mountain climbing.
Called the "Main Street of America," this highway stretching from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA was one of the first highways built in America as part of the US Highway System. It was established in 1926.
Standard Hotel: Flagstaff Arizona Days Inn
Flagstaff - Grand Canyon - Antelope Canyon - Page (199 miles)
After breakfast at the hotel, we will head towards the Grand Canyon with stops at Mather Point and Desert View, taking in the spectacular views. Then we will continue to Navajo Nation with a stop at a 1916 Native American Trading Post in Cameron where we can buy some Native American artifacts. After that, we head towards Horseshoe Bend. Then we head to the Antelope Canyon where we can enjoy breathtaking sights and take amazing photography. Overnight in Page Arizona.
Grand Canyon, AZ
Considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon was carved over 17 million years by the Colorado River. This breathtaking, 18-mile-long canyon has been stunning visitors for hundreds of years.
Mather Point is a popular stop along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, providing an exquisite overlook of the vast and expansive natural wonder below.
Desert View is one of the major lookout points along Desert View Drive, a road that follows the South Rim of the Grand Canyon through the Grand Canyon Village area.
Cameron Trading Post
Located on the Navajo Indian Reservation's lands, this store and motel is a popular stop for groups traveling to and from the Grand Canyon. The oldest building looks like a store right out of the U.S.'s cowboy culture.
Antelope Canyon, AZ
The most popular slot canyon in the American Southwest is Antelope Canyon, a sandstone formation formed by flood and rainwater. The canyon is located on a Navajo reservation, and has been made a Navajo Tribal Park.
Page is a city in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, near the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell. Page was founded in 1957 as a housing community for workers and their families during the construction of nearby Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River.
Horseshoe Bend, located within the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area about 5 miles downriver from Lake Powell, is a sharp turn in the Colorado River that formed from erosion over the course of millions of years.
Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
Standard Hotel: Hotel in Page
Page - Zion National Park - Las Vegas (257 miles)
Today we will head to the Zion National Park with all its amazing views and hiking trails. We will spend some time at the Zion Lodge, taking on either one of the trails or a tour on the scenic Zion Shuttle Trolley Tour. Then we will head towards St. George Utah for a late lunch, driving through the Virgin River Gorge then the Mojave Desert. We will drive through 3 states on our way back to Las Vegas, Nevada for an end.
Zion National Park, UT
The highlight of Zion National Park in southwestern Utah is Zion Canyon, which reaches a half mile in depth. The park is home to a spectacular amount of plants and animals, including over two hundred species of birds.
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas is known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" for a good reason-- casinos and hotels line its streets, and visitors can gamble, see shows, and shop at virtually any hour of the day or night.
The Mojave Desert in the southwestern United States extends from California into Utah, Nevada, and Arizona. Its most famous area is probably Death Valley, which holds the record for the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth.