11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  1​h
1
Manchester
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Boston

1
day
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): walk around Benson Park, then get in on the family fun at Canobie Lake Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph Cathedral.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Manchester trip simple and quick.

Boston to Manchester is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Traveling from Boston in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Manchester, with lows around 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Manchester

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Canobie Lake Park, Benson Park
Highlights from your plan
Canobie Lake Park ©
Canobie Lake Park
Benson Park ©
Benson Park
Saint Joseph Cathedral ©
Saint Joseph Cathedral

2
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 22nd (Sun), learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum and then take a memorable drive along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tucson online journey builder .

Fly from Manchester to Tucson in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Tucson is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Manchester in December, expect nights in Tucson to be somewhat warmer, around 41°F, while days are much hotter, around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, and then browse the exhibits of Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson. On your second day here, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then browse the collection at Glendale Public Library.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Phoenix online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Glendale Public Library
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Balloon Rides
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, parks, historic sites, outdoors, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, stroll through Bright Angel Trail, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder .

Getting from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in December, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 45°F and lows at 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, then take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the next day, stroll through Oak Creek Canyon, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then stroll through Devil's Bridge Trail, and finally appreciate the history behind 911 Memorial.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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