13 days in Arizona Itinerary

13 days in Arizona Itinerary

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13 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + shuttle:  14​h 15​min
1
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h
End: London

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 23rd (Mon), learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, then stroll around Tohono Chul, and then admire the landmark architecture of Mission San Xavier del Bac. On your second day here, examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tucson tour planner.

London, UK to Tucson is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. Traveling from London to Tucson, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in December: highs in Tucson hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Shopping
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Off-Road Tours, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then get lost in a book at Glendale Public Library.

Plan my day in Phoenix using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. December in Phoenix sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Glendale Public Library
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Glendale Public Library ©
Glendale Public Library

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 27th (Fri), take a memorable tour with Tours, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Bend, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Page travel planner .

You can fly from Phoenix to Page in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Phoenix in December, you will find days in Page are much colder (9°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours

4
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, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, hike along Rim Trail, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker website .

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Page in December, with lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time 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

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, delve into the mystery of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. On the next day, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Spas

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