11 days in Arizona Itinerary

11 days in Arizona Itinerary

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11 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Osaka
Fly + Taxi:  21​h
1
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Williams
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Marble Canyon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Osaka

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, trails, scenic drive, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), admire all the interesting features of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, and trek along Devil's Bridge Trail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sedona tour itinerary builder website .

Osaka, Japan to Sedona is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 16 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

3
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.
Explore Williams' surroundings by going to Grand Canyon National Park (South Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more).

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Williams day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Williams takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sedona in April: high temperatures in Williams hover around 19°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Marble Canyon.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Marble Canyon

Marble Canyon ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Marble Canyon, steep yourself in history at Navajo Bridge, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Marble Canyon planning site .

Traveling by car from Williams to Marble Canyon takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Williams in April: high temperatures in Marble Canyon hover around 25°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Marble Canyon

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Page, Navajo Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Photography Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix online vacation planner .

Explore your travel options from Marble Canyon to Phoenix with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Marble Canyon in April; daily highs in Phoenix reach 36°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson

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