11 days in Arizona Itinerary

11 days in Arizona Itinerary

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11 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Miami, Florida
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Williams
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Page
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Miami, Florida

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gear up at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix driving holiday website .

Miami to Phoenix is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Phoenix is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Miami in October, Phoenix is a bit cooler at night with lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Arizona Copper Art Museum, then steep yourself in history at Montezuma Castle National Monument, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, contemplate the long history of V-Bar-V Heritage Site, then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and finally take in the exciting artwork at Village Gallery of Local Artists.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sedona day trip planning app .

Getting from Phoenix to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in October; daily highs in Sedona reach 77°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Sedona

Historic Sites Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Arizona Copper Art Museum, Montezuma Castle National Monument, Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery, V-Bar-V Heritage Site
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Montezuma Castle National Monument ©
Montezuma Castle National Monument

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bright Angel Point and Hermit's Rest. Tusayan Museum and Bright Angel History Room will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Williams side-trips: Grand Canyon National Park (Pipe Creek Vista, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Bearizona Wildlife Park and look for gifts at Addicted to Route 66.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Williams tour itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Williams takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sedona in October, things will get slightly colder in Williams: highs are around 66°F and lows about 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum

3
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.
On the 23rd (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Bend, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Navajo Bridge, then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, and then cruise along Cape Royal.

To find out how to plan a trip to Page, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Williams to Page takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Williams in October, with highs in Page at 73°F and lows at 51°F. You will leave for home on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge

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