17 days in Arizona Itinerary

17 days in Arizona Itinerary

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17 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Wilmington
Fly + Bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Tucson
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Wilmington

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Take a break from Sedona with a short trip to Arizona Copper Art Museum in Clarkdale, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take an unorthodox tour of Chapel of the Holy Cross, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, and don't miss a visit to 911 Memorial.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sedona trip itinerary maker app .

Wilmington to Sedona is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. January in Sedona sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Arizona Copper Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Spas

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, parks, historic sites, outdoors, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, explore and take pictures at Point Imperial Drive, and get great views at Hopi Point.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday maker website .

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in January, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 44°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bend, see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, and then head outdoors with Northern Arizona Guide Service.

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Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January since evenings lows in Page dip to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Northern Arizona Guide Service
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Phoenix: Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield) and Scottsdale (Queen Creek Olive Mill Marketplace at Kierland Commons & Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, get all the equipment you need at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Page to Phoenix takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Page in January: highs in Phoenix hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Shamrock Farms
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Shamrock Farms ©
Shamrock Farms

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Etherton Gallery, and then take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum and then explore and take pictures at Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tucson online vacation maker .

You can drive from Phoenix to Tucson in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Phoenix in January, Tucson is slightly colder at night with lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum

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