10 days in Arizona & Lake Powell Itinerary

10 days in Arizona & Lake Powell Itinerary

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10 days in Arizona & Lake Powell Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Fly:  3​h 45​min
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Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Scottsdale
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Williams
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Lake Powell
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Las Vegas

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night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lake Pleasant Regional Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden and then take in the exciting artwork at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip planner .

Las Vegas to Phoenix is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Phoenix are 107°F, while nighttime lows are 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery, Lake Pleasant Regional Park
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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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.
You've now added Tanque Verde Falls to your itinerary.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tucson route app .

Getting from Phoenix to Tucson by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Phoenix in June, with highs in Tucson at 101°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Tucson

Outdoors Nature Trails
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Tanque Verde Falls ©
Tanque Verde Falls

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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 23rd (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Elan Wollitzer Gallery, then stop by Outrageous Olive Oil & Vinegar, and then take a stroll through Old Town Scottsdale.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Scottsdale online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Scottsdale takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tucson in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Scottsdale: highs are around 107°F and lows about 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Outrageous Olive Oil & Vinegar ©
Outrageous Olive Oil & Vinegar
Elan Wollitzer Gallery ©
Elan Wollitzer Gallery

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night
Sedona

Sedona
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sedona trip planner .

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Scottsdale in June, with highs in Sedona at 94°F and lows at 68°F. On the 24th (Mon), you'll travel to Williams.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Williams Depot, then identify plant and animal life at Bearizona Wildlife Park, then don't miss a visit to Bedrock City, and finally learn about winemaking at Grand Canyon Wine Company.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Williams attractions planning website .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Williams takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sedona in June; daily highs in Williams reach 83°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Williams

Wildlife Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Williams Depot ©
Williams Depot

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): hike along Rim Trail and then look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Williams to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Williams in June since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

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night
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 26th (Wed), enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, get great views at Horseshoe Bend, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Page trip itinerary website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: highs in Page hover around 96°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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nights
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
On your second day here, trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail and then explore and take pictures at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Powell trip maker app .

You can drive from Page to Lake Powell in 5 hours. In June in Lake Powell, expect temperatures between 96°F during the day and 69°F at night. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Utah
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