11 days in Arizona Itinerary

11 days in Arizona Itinerary

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11 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
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 27th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Page day trip website .

Philadelphia to Page is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in April: highs in Page hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Toroweap Point and Tusayan Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 30th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive, and contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 26°F, while days are slightly colder, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Visiting Cathedral Rock and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chapel of the Holy Cross and Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sedona: Montezuma Castle National Monument (in Camp Verde) and Walnut Canyon National Monument (in Flagstaff). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Unity of Sedona.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona route planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Sedona hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montezuma Castle National Monument, Walnut Canyon National Monument
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Renewal Center, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Phoenix attractions site .

You can drive from Sedona to Phoenix in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Sedona in May, expect Phoenix to be somewhat warmer, temps between 93°F and 69°F. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Franciscan Renewal Center
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Franciscan Renewal Center ©
Franciscan Renewal Center

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