11 days in Arizona Itinerary

11 days in Arizona Itinerary

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11 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  7​h
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Prescott
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Bus:  45​min
4
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix online trip itinerary planner .

Washington DC to Phoenix is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for much warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 106°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours

1
night
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
On the 2nd (Sat), ride a horse along Lynx Lake Recreation Area and then explore the activities along Watson Lake.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Prescott online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Prescott takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Phoenix in June, you will find days in Prescott are a bit cooler (87°F), and nights are cooler (57°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Watson Lake ©
Watson Lake

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 3rd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Out of Africa Wildlife Park and then do a tasting at Page Springs Cellars. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Kachina House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Doe Mountain Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Boynton Canyon Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sedona journey site .

You can drive from Prescott to Sedona in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a shuttle. In June, Sedona is somewhat warmer than Prescott - with highs of 94°F and lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Out of Africa Wildlife Park, Page Springs Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Boynton Canyon Trail ©
Boynton Canyon Trail
Out of Africa Wildlife Park ©
Out of Africa Wildlife Park

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Tue), take a stroll through Historic Downtown and Railroad District and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Coconino National Forest.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip planner .

You can take a bus from Sedona to Flagstaff in an hour. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Sedona in June, plan for slightly colder days in Flagstaff, with highs around 79°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and Mather Point. On the 7th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along South Kaibab Trail and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 2 hours. Traveling from Flagstaff in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (41°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. On the next day, kick back and relax at Lone Rock Beach, explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and then get great views at Horseshoe Bend.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Page holiday app .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Page to be warmer, around 69°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 96°F. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lone Rock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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