11 days in Sedona & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

11 days in Sedona & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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11 days in Sedona & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Sedona
1
Sedona
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Sedona

7
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Painted Desert (in Petrified Forest National Park), Winslow (Meteor Crater Natural Landmark & Standin' on the Corner Park) and Montezuma Castle National Monument (in Camp Verde). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see Off-Road Tours, and hike along Airport Mesa.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Laughlin Bullhead International Airport and Tucson International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Winslow, Clarkdale, Painted Desert, Montezuma Castle National Monument
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Spas
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

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.
On the 1st (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in December: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 8°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

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

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