15 days in Arizona Itinerary

15 days in Arizona Itinerary

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15 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  10​h
1
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Scottsdale
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Roosevelt
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  10​h
End: Toronto

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Augustine Cathedral, then take in the exciting artwork at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tucson route planner .

Toronto, Canada to Tucson is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Tucson due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Toronto in February, with highs in Tucson at 24°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

3
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Desert Botanical Garden and Aridus Wine Company. Let the collections at Musical Instrument Museum and Heard Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Old Town Scottsdale, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, tee off at The Short Course at Mountain Shadows, and view the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Scottsdale day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Scottsdale takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tucson in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in Scottsdale. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Roosevelt.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Phoenix
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum

1
night
Roosevelt

Roosevelt ©
Roosevelt is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gila County, Arizona, United States. On the 15th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Tonto National Monument and then take in breathtaking views at Three Mile Wash.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Roosevelt itinerary planner.

Drive from Scottsdale to Roosevelt in 2 hours. Traveling from Scottsdale in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Roosevelt, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Roosevelt

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

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.
Appreciate the collections at Tusayan Museum and Kolb Studio. Popular historic sites such as Hermit's Rest and Grand Canyon Railway Depot are in your itinerary. On the 18th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: trek along Rim Trail, head outdoors with Bar 10 Ranch Activities, get great views at Lookout Studio, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Grand Canyon National Park trip simple and quick.

Getting from Roosevelt to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Roosevelt in February, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 11°C and -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sedona.

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

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then take an unorthodox tour of Chapel of the Holy Cross. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Sedona trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling 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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