11 days in Arizona Itinerary

11 days in Arizona Itinerary

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11 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  10​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
Bus:  45​min
4
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  8​h 15​min
End: New York City

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 1st (Fri), have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Page attractions planner.

New York City to Page is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in March; daily highs in Page reach 65°F and lows reach 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hopi House and Hermit's Rest. On the 4th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: trek along Rim Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Grand Canyon National Park fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in March, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 57°F and lows about 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, identify plant and animal life at Bearizona Wildlife Park, and then learn about winemaking at Grand Canyon Wine Company. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert, tee off at Elephant Rocks at Williams, and then wander the streets of Historic Downtown and Railroad District.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff day trip site .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. March in Flagstaff sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 25°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Williams, Painted Desert
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Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock State Park, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona route planning site .

Traveling by bus from Flagstaff to Sedona takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Flagstaff in March: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 67°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Mission San Xavier del Bac, shop like a local with Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Fox Theater.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tucson journey planner .

You can drive from Sedona to Tucson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from Sedona in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tucson: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Fox Theater ©
Fox Theater

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Phoenix online trip builder .

Getting from Tucson to Phoenix by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Tucson in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Phoenix, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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