10 days in Arizona Itinerary

10 days in Arizona Itinerary

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10 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Memphis
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Holbrook
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Chinle
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Kingman
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Memphis

2
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Papago Park as well as Desert Botanical Garden. On the 14th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden and then wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Papago Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin West, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cosanti Foundation.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Scottsdale trip planner .

Memphis to Scottsdale is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis to Scottsdale, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Memphis in May: high temperatures in Scottsdale hover around 93°F and lows are around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Phoenix
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Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Papago Park ©
Papago Park
Taliesin West ©
Taliesin West

1
night
Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Petrified Forest National Park. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Petrified Forest National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Holbrook online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Holbrook takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Scottsdale in May, plan for little chillier days in Holbrook, with highs around 79°F, while nights are colder with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chinle.

Things to do in Holbrook

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
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Tonto Natural Bridge State Park ©
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

1
night
Chinle

Chinle
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beauty Way Jeep Tours, North Rim Drive and South Rim Drive. On the 17th (Fri), cruise along South Rim Drive, then explore the stunning scenery at North Rim Drive, and then see Beauty Way Jeep Tours.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Chinle trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Gallup to Chinle by car takes about 2 hours. In May in Chinle, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Chinle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument as well as Lowell Observatory. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get impressive views of Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, explore the world behind art at West of the Moon Gallery, and then look and learn at Lowell Observatory.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Chinle to Flagstaff takes 4 hours. While traveling from Chinle, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Flagstaff, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 34°F. You will leave for Kingman on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Museums
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Lowell Observatory ©
Lowell Observatory
West of the Moon Gallery ©
West of the Moon Gallery

2
nights
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. You've now added Grand Canyon West to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kingman route planner.

Drive from Flagstaff to Kingman in 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Flagstaff in May: high temperatures in Kingman hover around 83°F and lows are around 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Sedona.

Things to do in Kingman

Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon West
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Giganticus Headicus ©
Giganticus Headicus

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bell Rock as well as Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stop by Kachina House and then shop like a local with Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona tour planner.

You can drive from Kingman to Sedona in 3 hours. When traveling from Kingman in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Sedona

Shopping Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Kachina House ©
Kachina House
Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village ©
Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Phoenix tour itinerary planning site .

Getting from Sedona to Phoenix by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. In May, Phoenix is a bit warmer than Sedona - with highs of 93°F and lows of 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza ©
Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza

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