5 days in Arizona Itinerary

5 days in Arizona Itinerary

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5 days in Arizona Itinerary

Boston
bus + Fly:  10​h
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Scottsdale
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
Boston

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Page trip planner .

Boston to Page is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Boston in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Page, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point. On your second day here, trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Scottsdale trip maker site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Scottsdale in 4 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, with highs in Scottsdale at 93°F and lows at 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Scottsdale

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Desert Botanical Garden
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Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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