19 days in Arizona Itinerary

19 days in Arizona Itinerary

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19 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  22​h
1
Phoenix
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Tucson
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Athens

4
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Goldfield (Ghost Town), Tonto National Monument and Apache Trail Scenic Drive. Step out of Phoenix with an excursion to Taliesin West in Scottsdale--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, identify plant and animal life at Desert Botanical Garden, and shop like a local with Old Town Scottsdale.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix itinerary maker.

Athens, Greece to Phoenix is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Athens to Phoenix. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Athens in May; daily highs in Phoenix reach 40°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Tonto National Monument, Apache Trail Scenic Drive, Goldfield Ghost Town
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Balloon Rides

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam, then hike along Horseshoe Bend, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Page vacation builder.

Getting from Phoenix to Page by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in May; daily highs in Page reach 32°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

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

6
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.
On the 7th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, and enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Page in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

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

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, trails, scenic drive, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, make a trip to Sedona Airport Overlook, stroll through Oak Creek Canyon, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Sedona travel itinerary creator.

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 warmer nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

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 16th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, then view the masterpieces at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then take some stellar pictures from Gates Pass. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at University of Arizona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission San Xavier Del Bac, then examine the collection at Pima Air & Space Museum, and finally cruise along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tucson trip builder.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Tucson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sedona in May: high temperatures in Tucson hover around 38°C and lows are around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Parks
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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