6 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

6 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

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6 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

Start: Sedona
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Sedona
— 4 nights
End: Sedona

2
days
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 28th (Thu), hike along South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then admire the striking features of Lookout Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Rim Trail and then examine the collection at Kolb Studio.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning app .

Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Sedona in December, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 15°F, while days are slightly colder, around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
days
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Do some cultural sightseeing at V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Jerome State Historic Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lynx Lake Recreation Area and Doe Mountain Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sedona: Jerome (Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town & Douglas Mansion) and Montezuma Well (in Rimrock). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood, hike along Fay Canyon Trail, explore the ancient world of Palatki Ruins, and learn about winemaking at Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December: highs in Sedona hover around 53°F, while lows dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trips

Jerome, Cornville, Rimrock, Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Lynx Lake Recreation Area
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V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park

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