15 days in Arizona & Las Vegas Itinerary

15 days in Arizona & Las Vegas Itinerary

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15 days in Arizona & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  35​h
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Prescott
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Orlando, Florida

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, then take in the history at Old Adobe Mission, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

Start your trip to Phoenix by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Orlando to Phoenix is an approximately 35-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Phoenix is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Orlando in September, you will find days in Phoenix are a bit warmer (99°F), and nights are about the same (78°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Adobe Mission
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Old Adobe Mission ©
Old Adobe Mission
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, trek along Rim Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner .

You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in September, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 75°F and lows at 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chapel of the Holy Cross and Montezuma Castle National Monument. Get some cultural insight at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, hike along Oak Creek Canyon, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and stroll through Airport Mesa.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sedona tour builder tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you will find days in Sedona are somewhat warmer (77°F), and nights are warmer (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Montezuma Castle National Monument, Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Montezuma Castle National Monument ©

1
night
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
On the 8th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Downtown Historic Area, then get to know the fascinating history of Whiskey Row, then take an in-depth tour of Sharlot Hall Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Prescott Frontier Days, World's Oldest Rodeo.

To see maps and tourist information, read Prescott journey app .

You can drive from Sedona to Prescott in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Sedona in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Prescott, with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 9th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Neon Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Prescott to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Prescott to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Prescott in October: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 82°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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