The average price of a 7-day trip to Petrified Forest National Park is $1,161 for a solo traveler, $2,085 for a couple, and $3,909 for a family of 4. Petrified Forest National Park hotels range from $34 to $153 per night with an average of $59, while most vacation rentals will cost $80 to $120 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) are between $676 and $1,059 per person for economy flights and $2,121 to $3,323 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $21 to $61 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Petrified Forest National Park, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to PHX and stay in a Petrified Forest National Park hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Petrified Forest National Park is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Petrified Forest National Park Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Petrified Forest National Park for a week is $636-$1,663($91-$238 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $61 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $399 to $900 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $56 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $15 to $19 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Petrified Forest National Park for a week is $1,736-$3,308($248-$473 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $122 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $798 to $1,800 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $56 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $15 to $19 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Petrified Forest National Park for a week is $2,322-$5,980($332-$854 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $244 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,596 to $3,600 for economy

Lodging: $86 to $112 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $23 to $27 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Petrified Forest National Park

How cheap can you make a vacation to Petrified Forest National Park? The cheapest trip to Petrified Forest National Park is about $94 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 50% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $80 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $28.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Petrified Forest National Park for a week is $658-$1,795($94-$256 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $13 to $25 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $399 to $900 for economy

Lodging: $28 to $34 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $80 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Petrified Forest National Park for a week is $1,148-$2,870($164-$410 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $50 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $798 to $1,800 for economy

Lodging: $28 to $34 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $80 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Petrified Forest National Park for a week is $2,296-$5,380($328-$769 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $100 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,596 to $3,600 for economy

Lodging: $56 to $68 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $128 to $180 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Petrified Forest National Park cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Petrified Forest National Park Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Petrified Forest National Park.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Petrified Forest National Park for a week is $1,720-$4,658($246-$665 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $110 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $970 to $2,304 for first class

Lodging: $76 to $153 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $120 to $264 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Petrified Forest National Park for a week is $2,984-$7,732($426-$1,105 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $220 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,940 to $4,608 for first class

Lodging: $76 to $153 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $120 to $264 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Petrified Forest National Park for a week is $5,968-$14,516($853-$2,074 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $168 to $440 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,880 to $9,216 for first class

Lodging: $152 to $306 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $180 to $370 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Petrified Forest National Park Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Petrified Forest National Park is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Petrified Forest National Park due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Petrified Forest National Park Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Petrified Forest National Park hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

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While there are a few options for vacation rentals here, the selection is somewhat limited in Petrified Forest National Park.

 

Flight Costs to Petrified Forest National Park

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,059 average in early January to a low of $676 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $703. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Petrified Forest National Park our data includes 868 originating airports, and 147 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Petrified Forest National Park from an airport like Monrovia Roberts International (ROB) in Monrovia (Liberia) for an average $6,195 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Show Low Regional (SOW) in Show Low, AZ (the United States) at an average of just $122.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Petrified Forest National Park, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $382, so you can easily save about 57% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Petrified Forest National Park can easily cost $190 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $13 per person. Private tours can cost $381 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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