20 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

20 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

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20 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

Start: Grand Canyon National Park
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 14 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Sedona
— 3 nights
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Grand Canyon National Park

14
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.
Antelope Canyon has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: hike along Bright Angel Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Antelope Canyon
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.
On the 28th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, then stop by Cocopah, and then explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). On the next day, trek along Oak Creek Canyon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and finally appreciate the history behind 911 Memorial.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sedona online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 85°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Spas

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and then hike along Devil's Bridge Trail. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Bearizona Wildlife Park and then trek along Airport Mesa.

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

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Walnut Canyon National Monument, Bearizona Wildlife Park, Meteor Crater Natural Landmark
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Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail
Meteor Crater Natural Landmark ©
Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

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