14 days in Arizona Itinerary

14 days in Arizona Itinerary

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14 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Scottsdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + bus + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
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 22nd (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Will You Escape? and then take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tucson trip itinerary builder site .

Melbourne, Australia to Tucson is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 17 hours traveling from Melbourne to Tucson. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Tucson to be warmer, temps between 39°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

1
night
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Scottsdale travel route planning site .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Scottsdale takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Tucson in September; daily highs in Scottsdale reach 43°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Phoenix
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church ©
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step out of the city life by going to Cathedral Rock and Bearizona Wildlife Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chapel of the Holy Cross and Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. Step out of Sedona with an excursion to Walnut Canyon National Monument in Flagstaff--about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, and explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Sedona online route planner .

Getting from Scottsdale to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Scottsdale in September, with highs in Sedona at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Walnut Canyon National Monument, Bearizona Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 29th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, don't miss a visit to Powell Point, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner .

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are cooler (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
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.
On the 2nd (Wed), take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, then take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Page trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October; daily highs in Page reach 26°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

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

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