13 days in Arizona Itinerary

13 days in Arizona Itinerary

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13 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + 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): admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Phoenix online trip maker .

New York City to Phoenix is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Phoenix. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Phoenix hover around 93°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Reid Park Zoo, see the interesting displays at Pima Air & Space Museum, and then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tucson tour planner .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Tucson takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in May, expect Tucson to be little chillier, temps between 88°F and 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

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
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 23rd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Sedona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tucson in May, with highs in Sedona at 78°F and lows at 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, trek along Rim Trail, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 33°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can 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.
Spend the 29th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 30th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Page online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Page hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 55°F. On the 31st (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Page

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

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