18 days in Arizona Itinerary

18 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Chinle
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Take a break from Phoenix with a short trip to Taliesin West in Scottsdale, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

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Toronto, Canada to Phoenix is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Toronto to Phoenix, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in April; daily highs in Phoenix reach 36°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company. On your second day here, learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, get curious at Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, and then take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

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Traveling by car from Phoenix to Tucson takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, Tucson is a bit cooler than Phoenix - with highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Asarco Mineral Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): see Off-Road Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Sedona trip maker.

Drive from Tucson to Sedona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Tucson in April, things will get slightly colder in Sedona: highs are around 26°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

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

4
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and get outside with Bar 10 Ranch Activities.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in April, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (19°C), and nights are colder (-3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and then take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend.

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Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Page, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Chinle.

Things to do in Page

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

3
nights
Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Canyon de Chelly National Monument and then take in the dramatic natural features at Spider Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): cruise along South Rim Drive, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then hike along White House Ruins Trail.

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Traveling by car from Page to Chinle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Page in April; daily highs in Chinle reach 21°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chinle

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
White House Ruins Trail
White House Ruins Trail

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