15 days in Arizona Itinerary

15 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  7 h
1
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Williams
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Newark

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Page side-trips: Grand Canyon National Park (Cape Royal & Navajo Bridge) and Marble Canyon (in Marble Canyon). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Page online tour itinerary planner.

Newark to Page is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Page due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in August, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (93°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Marble Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge

4
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Bright Angel Point and Grand Canyon Railway Depot will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Williams: Grand Canyon National Park (Hopi House, Grand Canyon South Rim, &more).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Williams travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Williams takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Williams is a bit cooler than Page - with highs of 78°F and lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chapel of the Holy Cross and V-Bar-V Heritage Site. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and Arizona Copper Art Museum. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and view the masterpieces at Sedona Hummingbird Gallery.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip planner.

Getting from Williams to Sedona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Williams in August, things will get a bit warmer in Sedona: highs are around 89°F and lows about 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cottonwood, V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Arizona Copper Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Spas
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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 13th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Fox Theater, thenview the masterpieces at Etherton Gallery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum, learn about all things military at Titan Missile Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tucson day trip website.

Drive from Sedona to Tucson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sedona in August: high temperatures in Tucson hover around 96°F and lows are around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Nightlife

Side Trip

Titan Missile Museum
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
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Renewal Center. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Aridus Wine Company, thenwander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Phoenix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Tucson in August, expect Phoenix to be somewhat warmer, temps between 105°F and 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Franciscan Renewal Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale

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