12 days in Arizona Itinerary

12 days in Arizona Itinerary

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12 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  10​h 15​min
1
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Williams
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Tuba City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Marble Canyon
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip planner .

New York City to Sedona is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In September in Sedona, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Williams.

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
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

3
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Get out of town with these interesting Williams side-trips: Grand Canyon National Park (South Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more).

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Williams day trip site .

Drive from Sedona to Williams in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sedona in September; daily highs in Williams reach 74°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Tuba City.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
Tuba City

Tuba City ©
Tuba City is an unincorporated town in Coconino County, Arizona, on Navajo lands, in the United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tuba City: Grand Canyon National Park (Walhalla Overlook, Cape Royal, & more). It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Tuba City Trading Post.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tuba City attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Williams to Tuba City takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Tuba City are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marble Canyon.

Things to do in Tuba City

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Cape Royal ©
Cape Royal
Navajo Point ©
Navajo Point

3
nights
Marble Canyon

Marble Canyon ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Marble Canyon, snap pictures at Navajo Bridge, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Marble Canyon holiday maker .

Drive from Tuba City to Marble Canyon in 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tuba City in September, with highs in Marble Canyon at 86°F and lows at 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marble Canyon

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Page, Navajo Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours

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