17 days in Arizona Itinerary

17 days in Arizona Itinerary

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17 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly + shuttle:  11​h
1
Tucson
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Scottsdale
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Montreal

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Double R Ranch in Benson (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, view the masterpieces at Etherton Gallery, and cruise along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tucson trip planning site .

Montreal, Canada to Tucson is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in February; daily highs in Tucson reach 24°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, Double R Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Double R Ranch ©
Double R Ranch
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

3
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Phoenix (Off-Road Tours & Horseback Riding Tours) and Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, gear up at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and take in the exciting artwork at Elan Wollitzer Gallery.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Scottsdale day trip planner .

Getting from Tucson to Scottsdale by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Scottsdale when traveling from Tucson in February, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Phoenix, Shamrock Farms
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Off-Road Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours and then get great views at Horseshoe Bend.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Page day trip tool .

Getting from Scottsdale to Page by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Scottsdale in March, things will get a bit cooler in Page: highs are around 21°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

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

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, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Grandview Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Grand Canyon National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in March, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

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
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), see Off-Road Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Flagstaff trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March in Flagstaff, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sedona
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Off-Road Tours
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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