11 days in Arizona Itinerary

11 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tucson
— 1 night
2
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
3
Williams
— 4 nights
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
5
Roosevelt
— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, shop like a local with Etherton Gallery, thenget a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tucson trip planner.

Orlando to Tucson is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Tucson is minus 2 hours. In December, Tucson is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Etherton Gallery ©
Etherton Gallery

2
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. On the 26th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, and then take in the exciting artwork at Elan Wollitzer Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Scottsdale trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Tucson to Scottsdale in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. December in Scottsdale sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Williams.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Phoenix
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
Spas

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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Lipan Point. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bright Angel Point and Bright Angel History Room. Get out of town with these interesting Williams side-trips: Grand Canyon National Park (Hopi House, Bright Angel Trail, &more).

Take the guesswork out of planning a Williams vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Williams takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Scottsdale in December: high temperatures in Williams hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Sedona.

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
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, learn about winemaking at Chateau Tumbleweed, and then wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona attractions planner.

You can drive from Williams to Sedona in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Williams in December, with highs in Sedona at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Roosevelt.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Chateau Tumbleweed, Historic Old Town Cottonwood
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

1
night
Roosevelt

Roosevelt ©
Roosevelt is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gila County, Arizona, United States. On the 3rd (Fri), explore the activities along Three Mile Wash.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Roosevelt trip site.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Roosevelt takes 3 hours. When traveling from Sedona in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Roosevelt, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Roosevelt

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Three Mile Wash ©
Three Mile Wash

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