15 days in Arizona Itinerary

15 days in Arizona Itinerary

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15 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Page
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Roosevelt
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chapel of the Holy Cross and Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Hike House and Psychic Readings by Nirup. Step out of Sedona to go to Flagstaff and see Walnut Canyon National Monument, which is approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, trek along Oak Creek Canyon, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read Sedona travel tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Sedona is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Vancouver in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Sedona: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Walnut Canyon National Monument
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

7
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.
Do your shopping at Canyon Village Marketplace and Verkamp's Curios. Take a break from the city and head to Hopi House and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. On the 18th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip tool .

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in October, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 0°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
night
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 24th (Wed): have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, then get great views at Horseshoe Bend, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Page trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. In October, Page is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope 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 25th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with Old Town Scottsdale, admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, then take a stroll through Mill Avenue District, and finally learn about winemaking at Aridus Wine Company. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and then examine the collection at Art Of Ice Cream Experience.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Scottsdale visit site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Page to Scottsdale in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, Scottsdale is somewhat warmer than Page - with highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Roosevelt.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Phoenix, Mill Avenue District
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Aridus Wine Company ©
Aridus Wine Company

1
night
Roosevelt

Roosevelt ©
Roosevelt is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gila County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Tonto National Monument and then go for a stroll along the water at Three Mile Wash.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Roosevelt vacation planner .

Drive from Scottsdale to Roosevelt in 2 hours. Traveling from Scottsdale in October, Roosevelt is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Roosevelt

Nature Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Three Mile Wash ©
Three Mile Wash
Tonto National Monument ©
Tonto National Monument

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