10 days in Arizona Itinerary

10 days in Arizona Itinerary

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10 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Yuma
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 16th (Sat), shop like a local with Elan Wollitzer Gallery and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Renewal Center. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Phoenix itinerary planner.

New York City to Phoenix is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Phoenix. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from New York City in February: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 74°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Three Mile Wash, Franciscan Renewal Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Franciscan Renewal Center ©
Franciscan Renewal Center
Three Mile Wash ©
Three Mile Wash

2
nights
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.
On the 19th (Tue), admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then take some stellar pictures from Gates Pass. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Pima Air & Space Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tucson trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Phoenix to Tucson by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Phoenix in February since evenings lows in Tucson dip to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yuma.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

1
night
Yuma

Yuma ©
Yuma is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. On the 21st (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, then grab your bike and head to Gateway Park, and then steep yourself in history at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yuma trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Tucson to Yuma in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Tucson in February, expect Yuma to be somewhat warmer, temps between 77°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yuma

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

1
night
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 22nd (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, delve into the distant past at Tusayan Museum, then steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, then admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tonto Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Yuma to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Yuma in February, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 49°F and lows at 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Sedona trip tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Sedona, with highs around 60°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 41°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park
Honshin Fine Art ©
Honshin Fine Art

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