8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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8 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Traverse City
Fly + shuttle:  9​h 30​min
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Page
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Traverse City

1
night
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 30th (Sun), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona day trip site .

Traverse City to Sedona is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Traverse City to Sedona is minus 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Traverse City in September, with highs in Sedona at 85°F and lows at 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Nature, #Spas
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Spas & Wellness
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Hopi House. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, get great views at Lookout Studio, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (66°F), and nights are colder (31°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, and finally browse the collection at Page Public Library.

To find photos and more tourist information, read our Page tour itinerary website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October; daily highs in Page reach 73°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Page

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Page Public Library ©
Page Public Library

2
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale, then explore the galleries of Desert Botanical Garden, then admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Aridus Wine Company. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Scottsdale road trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Page to Scottsdale in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Page in October, with highs in Scottsdale at 91°F and lows at 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Scottsdale

#Museums, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Phoenix
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale

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