10 days in Arizona Itinerary

10 days in Arizona Itinerary

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10 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h
1
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Scottsdale
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Newark

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): have fun at Gunfighter Canyon and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend. On the next day, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Page online tour itinerary maker .

Newark to Page is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Newark to Page, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in April: highs in Page hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Bright Angel Trail, get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and hike along Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip app .

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 26°F, while days are little chillier, around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock and then explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park, and then have fun at Flagstaff Extreme.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Flagstaff can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Sedona
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Slide Rock State Park ©
Slide Rock State Park

3
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Phoenix, experience rural life at Shamrock Farms, and then shop like a local with Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Elan Wollitzer Gallery, have fun and explore at Children’s Museum of Phoenix, then get all the equipment you need at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and finally find something for the whole family at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale trip planner .

Drive from Flagstaff to Scottsdale in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Flagstaff in April, with highs in Scottsdale at 88°F and lows at 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Phoenix, Shamrock Farms, Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Shamrock Farms ©
Shamrock Farms
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park ©
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
Phoenix Zoo ©
Phoenix Zoo

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