12 days in Arizona Itinerary

12 days in Arizona Itinerary

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12 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
Fly:  25​h
1
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Hanoi

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood, then learn about winemaking at Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room, then explore the world behind art at Arizona Copper Art Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Unity of Sedona, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona day trip planning app .

Hanoi, Vietnam to Sedona is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -14 hour difference. In May in Sedona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cottonwood, Arizona Copper Art Museum
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Historic Old Town Cottonwood ©
Historic Old Town Cottonwood

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tusayan Museum and Hermit's Rest. On the 25th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in a show at Hopi House, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and head outdoors with Shoshone Point.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sedona in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest

1
night
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 26th (Sun), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Page trip builder site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Page hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Page

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then watch a film at Fox Theater.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tucson online travel planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Page to Tucson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Page in May, expect nights in Tucson to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums Nightlife
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Fox Theater ©
Fox Theater

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 28th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, then learn about winemaking at Aridus Wine Company, and then wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at Heard Museum, then see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Mill Avenue District.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix road trip app .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Phoenix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tucson in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Phoenix. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Mill Avenue District
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum

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