15 days in Arizona Itinerary

15 days in Arizona Itinerary

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15 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + shuttle:  14​h 15​min
1
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h
End: London

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): examine the collection at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum, take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, then view the masterpieces at Etherton Gallery, and finally test your team's savvy at Will You Escape?.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tucson trip maker .

London, UK to Tucson is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from London to Tucson due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in September, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Tucson: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough 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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): shop like a local with Elan Wollitzer Gallery, then look for gifts at Outrageous Olive Oil & Vinegar, then see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale holiday website .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Scottsdale takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, Scottsdale is a bit warmer than Tucson - with highs of 43°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Phoenix
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson

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 17th (Tue), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon. Keep things going the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, explore and take pictures at Horseshoe Bend, and then explore the activities along Lake Powell.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Page trip planner .

Fly from Scottsdale to Page in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Scottsdale in September, expect Page to be a bit cooler, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

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

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, trek along Rim Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning website .

Drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

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
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 24th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then admire all the interesting features of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Sedona: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

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

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