8 days in Utah & Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Utah & Arizona Itinerary

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8 days in Utah & Arizona Itinerary

Denver
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
Zion National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Phoenix
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Sedona
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
Denver

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day
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): trek along The Narrows.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park day trip site .

Denver to Zion National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Denver in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

few
hours
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Heard Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix sightseeing tool .

Getting from Zion National Park to Phoenix by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Zion National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 106°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Phoenix

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Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum

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day
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 2nd (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then get great views at Horseshoe Bend.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Page trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Page takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, Page is a bit cooler than Phoenix - with highs of 97°F and lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

3
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.
Visiting Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: trek along South Kaibab Trail, contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, cruise along East Rim Drive, and get great views at Yaki Point.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are colder with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
days
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): make a trip to Sedona Airport Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, and then trek along Broken Arrow Trail. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sedona online trip builder .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Sedona reach 92°F and lows reach 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

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