14 days in Arizona & Monument Valley Itinerary

14 days in Arizona & Monument Valley Itinerary

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14 days in Arizona & Monument Valley Itinerary

Start: Rochester
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  9​h 30​min
1
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Monument Valley
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
End: Rochester

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 1st (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sedona online trip itinerary maker .

Rochester to Sedona is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Rochester in August, expect Sedona to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Helicopter 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.
Step out of the city life by going to North Kaibab Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 4th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route builder .

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 80°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Step out of the city life by going to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and Natural Bridges National Monument. Change things up with these side-trips from Monument Valley: Valley of the Gods (in Mexican Hat) and Goosenecks State Park (in Blanding). There's much more to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, trek along Wildcat Trail, look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, and examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Monument Valley: highs are around 87°F and lows about 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Blanding, Mexican Hat
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Natural Bridges National Monument ©
Natural Bridges National Monument
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, then admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Lees Ferry. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Page trip maker .

Drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. In August, Page is somewhat warmer than Monument Valley - with highs of 93°F and lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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