15 days in Maricopa & Sedona Itinerary

15 days in Maricopa & Sedona Itinerary

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15 days in Maricopa & Sedona Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  6​h
1
Maricopa
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 8 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Chicago

6
nights
Maricopa

Maricopa ©
Maricopa is a city in the Gila River Valley in the State of Arizona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maricopa: Canyon Lake Lookout (in Tortilla Flat), Tonto National Monument (in Roosevelt) and Apache Junction (Goldfield Ghost Town & Lost Dutchman State Park). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Boyce Thompson Arboretum, admire all the interesting features of MD Ranch, do a tasting at The Windmill Winery, and have some family-friendly fun at UltraStar Multi-tainment Center.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Maricopa trip planner .

Chicago to Maricopa is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Chicago to Maricopa, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in September, with highs in Maricopa at 96°F and lows at 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Maricopa

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Florence, Queen Creek, Apache Junction, Canyon Lake Lookout, Tonto National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Dwarf Car Museum ©
Dwarf Car Museum
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Goldfield Ghost Town ©
Goldfield Ghost Town

8
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sedona: Painted Desert (in Petrified Forest National Park), Bearizona Wildlife Park (in Williams) and Meteor Crater (in Winslow). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, trek along Devil's Bridge Trail, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sedona driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Maricopa to Sedona takes 3 hours. Traveling from Maricopa in October, expect nights in Sedona to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Meteor Crater, Bearizona Wildlife Park, V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Spas & Wellness

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