13 days in Arizona Itinerary

13 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Page
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: New York City

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Phoenix day trip planning site.

New York City to Phoenix is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in May, expect nights in Phoenix to be a bit warmer, around 69°F, while days are much warmer, around 93°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix ©
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): shop like a local with Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Reid Park Zoo, thenexamine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum, and then admire the striking features of Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tucson trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Phoenix to Tucson by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in May: high temperatures in Tucson hover around 88°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sedona holiday planning website.

You can drive from Tucson to Sedona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Tucson in May, expect Sedona to be slightly colder, temps between 78°F and 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

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
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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.
On the 26th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, trek along Rim Trail, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in May, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) 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

4
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.
Page is known for nature, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, get interesting insight from Tours, have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Page holiday planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Page: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 55°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Page

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

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