14 days in Arizona Itinerary

14 days in Arizona Itinerary

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14 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  25​h
1
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Scottsdale
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Ho Chi Minh City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, then learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Pima Air & Space Museum and then watch a film at Fox Theater.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tucson trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Tucson is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 14 hours. May in Tucson sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

3
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Shop till you drop at Old Town Scottsdale and Mill Avenue District. Museum-lovers will appreciate Desert Botanical Garden and Heard Museum. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, learn about winemaking at LDV Winery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Scottsdale day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Scottsdale takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Tucson in May since evenings lows in Scottsdale dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Phoenix, Mill Avenue District
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum

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.
Let the collections at Tusayan Museum and Kolb Studio capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Hermit's Rest and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. On the 28th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, and head outdoors with Bar 10 Ranch Activities.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Scottsdale to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Scottsdale in May, things will get cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 23°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then delve into the mystery of Chapel of the Holy Cross. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of V-Bar-V Heritage Site, then steep yourself in history at Montezuma Castle National Monument, then pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, and finally learn about winemaking at Pillsbury Wine Company North.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sedona route planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cottonwood, Montezuma Castle National Monument, V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Montezuma Castle National Monument ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site

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