10 days in Arizona Itinerary

10 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Scottsdale
— 2 nights
2
Sedona
— 2 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
4
Chinle
— 2 nights

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Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Taliesin West has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the striking features of Taliesin West and then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale journey planner.

Memphis to Scottsdale is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Scottsdale. Traveling from Memphis in May, expect Scottsdale to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Parks

Side Trip

Desert Botanical Garden
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Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Taliesin West ©
Taliesin West

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You've now added Montezuma Castle National Monument to your itinerary. On the 16th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Montezuma Castle National Monument and then relax in the rural setting at Hauser and Hauser Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, thenexplore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

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Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Scottsdale in May, with highs in Sedona at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Camp Verde
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Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, thenget great views at Mather Point, thenhike along Rim Trail, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (°F), and nights are colder (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Chinle.

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
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hope Arch as well as Canyon de Chelly National Monument. On the 20th (Mon), delve into the distant past at White House Ruin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Spider Rock and then take in breathtaking views at Canyon de Chelly National Monument.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Chinle sightseeing app.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Chinle by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chinle

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Hope Arch ©
Hope Arch

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