22 days in Arizona Itinerary

22 days in Arizona Itinerary

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22 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Eugene
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
1
Tucson
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Scottsdale
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Eugene

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.
Tucson is known for museums, nature, historic sites, scenic drive, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, take some stellar pictures from Gates Pass, see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tucson day trip planning tool .

Eugene to Tucson is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, Tucson is somewhat warmer than Eugene - with highs of 65°F and lows of 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Sahuarita
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

4
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Explore Scottsdale's surroundings by going to Horseback Riding Tours (in Phoenix) and Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, admire the striking features of Taliesin West, look for all kinds of wild species at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Scottsdale road trip app .

You can drive from Tucson to Scottsdale in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Phoenix, St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Shamrock Farms
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Shamrock Farms ©
Shamrock Farms

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step out of Sedona with an excursion to Arizona Copper Art Museum in Clarkdale--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and stroll around Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip planner .

Getting from Scottsdale to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Scottsdale in January, expect Sedona to be little chillier, temps between 54°F and 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

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

7
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, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Maricopa Point, admire all the interesting features of Point Imperial Drive, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in January: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 44°F, while lows dip to 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) 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

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Page side-trips: Northern Arizona Guide Service (in Marble Canyon) and Keet Seel Navajo National Monument (in Shonto). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Page road trip website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Page when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, with lows around 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Keet Seel Navajo National Monument, Northern Arizona Guide Service
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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