10 days in Arizona Itinerary

10 days in Arizona Itinerary

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10 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Des Moines
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
1
Williams
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Des Moines

2
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Get outdoors at Hopi House and Grand Canyon South Rim. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Williams: Grand Canyon National Park (Mather Point & Powell Point). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bearizona Wildlife Park, do a tasting at Grand Canyon Wine Company, and tee off at Elephant Rocks at Williams.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Williams online trip itinerary builder .

Des Moines to Williams is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Des Moines to Williams is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Des Moines in June since evenings lows in Williams dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
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Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

2
nights
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 7th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, snap pictures at Navajo Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Marble Canyon, then explore and take pictures at Horseshoe Bend, and finally take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Page day trip planning app .

You can drive from Williams to Page in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Williams in June: high temperatures in Page hover around 96°F and lows are around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Page

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Marble Canyon, Navajo Bridge
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then get a taste of the local shopping with Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): stop by Kachina House and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock State Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sedona route planner.

Drive from Page to Sedona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, daytime highs in Sedona are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Spas
Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Aridus Wine Company, get a taste of the local shopping with Old Town Scottsdale, and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Phoenix route planner.

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. Traveling from Sedona in June, expect Phoenix to be somewhat warmer, temps between 107°F and 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Scottsdale
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Balloon Rides

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