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Pagosa Springs to Phoenix drive

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  Pagosa Springs
 Mesa Verde National Park
 Four Corners Monument
 Tuba City
 Cave Creek
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Pagosa Springs to Phoenix road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Pagosa Springs to Phoenix. If you're planning a road trip to Phoenix, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Pagosa Springs and Phoenix. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Pagosa Springs and Phoenix. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

9:00 am  start in Pagosa Springs
drive for about 1 hour

10:12 am  Durango
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:12 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:32 pm  Mesa Verde National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:32 pm
drive for about 5.5 hours

7:12 pm  Four Corners Monument
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 8 hours

 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Four Corners Monument
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:32 am  Kayenta
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:32 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:46 pm  Tuba City
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:46 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:13 pm  Flagstaff
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:13 pm
drive for about 2 hours

6:24 pm  Cave Creek
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:24 pm
drive for about 40 minutes

8:04 pm  arrive in Phoenix
stay at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort

day 2 driving ≈ 7 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Durango  (31 answers)
    questions about Durango:
        Best areas for photography around Durango?
        Day Trips from Durango?

Mesa Verde National Park  (20 mentions)
    questions about Mesa Verde National Park:
        where to fly into

Four Corners Monument  (6 mentions)


Tuba City

Flagstaff  (49 answers)
    Lowell Observatory  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Flagstaff:
        Macy's Fresh Roasted Coffee
        Mountain Oasis
        Flagstaff Brewing Company
    questions about Flagstaff:
        Best cozy hotel in Flagstaff nearby Monte Vista hotel
        Where to stay

Cave Creek  (3 answers)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Phoenix, Arizona.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to stay in Phoenix?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Phoenix.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, which was mentioned 4 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Want to research more popular hotels in Phoenix? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Phoenix?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Chelsea's Kitchen, which was mentioned 6 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

SunUp Brewing Co  (3 mentions)
The Parlor Pizzeria  (3 mentions)
The Clever Koi  (2 mentions)
Crudo  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Phoenix? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Phoenix?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Piestewa Peak  (3 mentions)
Phoenix Art Museum  (2 mentions)
Bunky Boutique  (2 mentions)
Frances  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Phoenix. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Phoenix?  (10 answers)

profile  Kenneth from Portland asked:
Food and things to see in Phoenix and Tucson  (9 answers)

profile  Dea from New York City asked:
Best restaurants in Phoenix?  (9 answers)

profile  Katie from Columbus asked:
Popular neighborhoods to stay in Phoenix?  (6 answers)

profile  Hillary from Atlanta asked:
Where are the best free things to do in Phoenix?  (5 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Phoenix.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Phoenix to Pagosa Springs drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Pagosa Springs to Phoenix. Or get a full Pagosa Springs to Phoenix flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Pagosa Springs well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Pagosa Springs!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 513 miles
driving time of 8 hours, 15 minutes
Phoenix is 1 hour behind Pagosa Springs
16 Pagosa Springs travel answers
31 Durango travel answers
1 Kayenta travel answer
1 Tuba City travel answer
49 Flagstaff travel answers
3 Cave Creek travel answers
107 Phoenix travel answers


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