6 days in Arizona Itinerary

6 days in Arizona Itinerary

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6 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Prescott
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Houston

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): see the world from above with Air Tours and then stroll through West Fork Oak Creek Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): hike along Boynton Canyon Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, and then trek along Broken Arrow Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona vacation planner.

Houston to Sedona is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Houston in August, with highs in Sedona at 89°F and lows at 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

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Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park
Helicopter Tours

2
nights
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.
On the 1st (Sat), get great views at Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Hopi Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip app .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sedona in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 80°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): trek along Lynx Lake Recreation Area, then wander the streets of Whiskey Row, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Watson Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Sharlot Hall Museum and then steep yourself in history at Downtown Historic Area.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Prescott trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Prescott in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Prescott: highs are around 82°F and lows about 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prescott

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Watson Lake ©
Watson Lake
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum

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