9 days in Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Arizona Itinerary

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9 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Dublin
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  17​h 15​min
1
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Page
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
4
Scottsdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Tucson
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h
End: Dublin

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 28th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then don't miss a visit to Sedona Airport Overlook.

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Dublin, Ireland to Sedona is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Sedona is minus 7 hours. When traveling from Dublin in September, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Sedona Airport Overlook ©
Sedona Airport Overlook

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hermit's Rest and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. On the 30th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, explore and take pictures at Horseshoe Bend, then admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Page online trip maker .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, things will get a bit warmer in Page: highs are around 26°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Page

#Parks, #Nature, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

1
night
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 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, then browse the exhibits of Desert Botanical Garden, and then learn about winemaking at Aridus Wine Company.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale tour site .

You can 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. In October, Scottsdale is somewhat warmer than Page - with highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Scottsdale

#Museums, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Phoenix
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Aridus Wine Company ©
Aridus Wine Company

1
night
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Mission San Xavier del Bac, then learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then get great views at Gates Pass.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tucson trip planner .

Drive from Scottsdale to Tucson in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Scottsdale in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Tucson, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tucson

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Gates Pass ©
Gates Pass

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