11 days in Arizona Itinerary

11 days in Arizona Itinerary

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11 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Phoenix
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Chicago

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Phoenix road trip planner.

Chicago to Phoenix is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in April, with highs in Phoenix at 88°F and lows at 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Phoenix

Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Old Town Scottsdale
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Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chapel of the Holy Cross and Oak Creek Vista Point. Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Rock and Walnut Canyon National Monument. Venture out of the city with trips to Sedona (Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at West of the Moon Gallery.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Flagstaff travel route planning website .

You can drive from Phoenix to Flagstaff in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in April; daily highs in Flagstaff reach 61°F and lows reach 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sedona
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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 Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Get some historical perspective at Tusayan Museum and Hermit's Rest. On the 7th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in a show at Hopi House, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, head outdoors with Shoshone Point, and admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

Plan trip to Grand Canyon National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in April, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Page trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect nights in Page to be much warmer, around 48°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Page

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

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