12 days in Arizona Itinerary

12 days in Arizona Itinerary

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12 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Scottsdale
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Williams
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sedona
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h
End: Tampa

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Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Scottsdale trip planner .

Tampa to Scottsdale is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Tampa in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Scottsdale, with highs around 99°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Desert Botanical Garden
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Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Elan Wollitzer Gallery ©
Elan Wollitzer Gallery

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cape Royal. Venture out of the city with trips to Marble Canyon (in Marble Canyon) and Navajo Bridge (in Grand Canyon National Park). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, explore the fascinating underground world of Waterholes Canyon, and take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

Before you visit Page, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Scottsdale to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In September, Page is little chillier than Scottsdale - with highs of 86°F and lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Williams.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Marble Canyon
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bright Angel Point and Bright Angel Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Canyon National Park (Pipe Creek Vista, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Williams tour builder site .

Drive from Page to Williams in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Page in September, with highs in Williams at 74°F and lows at 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

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

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Popular historic sites such as Chapel of the Holy Cross and Walnut Canyon National Monument are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Cathedral Rock and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, walk around Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, and trek along Broken Arrow Trail.

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Drive from Williams to Sedona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, Sedona is a bit warmer than Williams - with highs of 85°F and lows of 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Walnut Canyon National Monument
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

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