10 days in Arizona Itinerary

10 days in Arizona Itinerary

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10 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  9​h 15​min
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
bus:  45​min
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Washington DC

1
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 10th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Page day trip planner.

Washington DC to Page is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Page are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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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.
Get outdoors at Hopi House and Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in April, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 62°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lowell Observatory. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bearizona Wildlife Park, and then see the sky in a new way at Lowell Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the geological forces at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, explore and take pictures at Walnut Canyon National Monument, and then wander the streets of Historic Downtown and Railroad District.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Flagstaff sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 28°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Painted Desert, Bearizona Wildlife Park
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Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument ©

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 17th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock and then take an unorthodox tour of Chapel of the Holy Cross. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Oak Creek Canyon and then admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sedona using our trip planner.

You can take a bus from Flagstaff to Sedona in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, Sedona is somewhat warmer than Flagstaff - with highs of 72°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Phoenix trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sedona in April: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 88°F and lows are around 62°F. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Parks

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