11 days in Arizona Itinerary

11 days in Arizona Itinerary

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11 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  9​h
1
Scottsdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: New York City

1
night
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum, stop by Outrageous Olive Oil & Vinegar, and then view the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery.

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

New York City to Scottsdale is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Scottsdale hover around 107°F, while lows dip to 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Phoenix
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church ©

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona online trip maker .

Drive from Scottsdale to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Scottsdale in June, expect Sedona to be a bit cooler, temps between 94°F and 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

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

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to North Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, take an in-depth tour of Bright Angel History Room, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip app .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in June, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Powell Museum, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Bend, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Page trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Page: temperatures range from 96°F by day to 69°F at night. On the 15th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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