15 days in Arizona Itinerary

15 days in Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arizona journey planner

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Phoenix
— 2 nights
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Prescott
— 1 night
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Page
— 3 nights
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Phoenix

— 2 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Explore Phoenix's surroundings by going to Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery (in Chandler) and Scottsdale (Queen Creek Olive Mill Marketplace at Kierland Commons & Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, awaken your taste buds at Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours, admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, and see Off-Road Tours.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Phoenix day trip planning app.

Hartford to Phoenix is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Hartford to Phoenix. Traveling from Hartford in July, expect nights in Phoenix to be somewhat warmer, around 85°F, while days are warmer, around 106°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Prescott

— 1 night
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Prescott Frontier Days, World's Oldest Rodeo, then pause for some photo ops at Bucky O'Neill Monument, then appreciate the history behind GMIHC Learning and Tribute Center, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Watson Lake.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Prescott trip planner.

Getting from Phoenix to Prescott by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in July, you will find days in Prescott are little chillier (90°F), and nights are colder (64°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Sedona

— 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, pause for some photo ops at 911 Memorial, admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park, and admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sedona trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Prescott to Sedona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. July in Sedona sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Grand Canyon National Park

— 5 nights
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 19th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, get great views at Lipan Point, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sedona in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 84°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Page

— 3 nights

Center of Canyon Country

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 23rd (Fri), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend, and finally explore the activities along Lake Powell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Page sightseeing planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 4 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Page, ranging from highs of 98°F to lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Page

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Arizona travel guide

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Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.