12 days in Arizona Itinerary

12 days in Arizona Itinerary

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12 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tucson trip builder .

Los Angeles to Tucson is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Tucson due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Tucson, with lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums Tours
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Food Tours

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 8th (Fri), examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then admire all the interesting features of Chase Field. On the next day, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Renewal Center, and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix vacation maker .

Drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Phoenix when traveling from Tucson in March, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, Franciscan Renewal Center
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 10th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then take in the exciting artwork at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sedona trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in March, with highs in Sedona at 67°F and lows at 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

5
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 13th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and trek along Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing site .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in March, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (57°F), and nights are much colder (23°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

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

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.
On the 17th (Sun), see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, explore and take pictures at Horseshoe Bend, and then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Page visit site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March: high temperatures in Page hover around 65°F and lows are around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

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