15 days in Arizona Itinerary

15 days in Arizona Itinerary

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15 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly + shuttle:  7​h
1
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Kansas City

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.
Tucson is known for museums, nature, historic sites, scenic drive, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum, test your problem-solving skills at Will You Escape?, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tucson road trip site .

Kansas City to Tucson is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Tucson. In April, Tucson is somewhat warmer than Kansas City - with highs of 82°F and lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
Will You Escape? ©
Will You Escape?
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

2
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. On the 8th (Wed), examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, then examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours, push the limits with an extreme tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale vacation builder website .

You can drive from Tucson to Scottsdale in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tucson in April, things will get a bit warmer in Scottsdale: highs are around 88°F and lows about 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Phoenix, St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, trails, scenic drive, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, and trek along Devil's Bridge Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona day trip planner.

You can drive from Scottsdale to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Scottsdale in April, with highs in Sedona at 72°F and lows at 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

5
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, hike along Bright Angel Trail, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder website .

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sedona, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Page tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Page: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 48°F at night. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

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

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