22 days in Arizona Itinerary

22 days in Arizona Itinerary

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22 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  19​h 45​min
1
Scottsdale
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tucson
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Scottsdale: Horseback Riding Tours (in Phoenix) and KOLI Equestrian Center (in Chandler). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, admire the striking features of Taliesin West, take in the exciting artwork at Elan Wollitzer Gallery, and look for gifts at Queen Creek Olive Mill Marketplace at Kierland Commons.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Scottsdale trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Scottsdale is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -17 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Scottsdale, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Phoenix, KOLI Equestrian Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Balloon Rides

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.
Step out of Tucson with an excursion to Double R Ranch in Benson--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, stop by Green Valley Pecan Company, and examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Tucson travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Tucson takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Scottsdale in November since evenings lows in Tucson dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Double R Ranch, Green Valley Pecan Company
Highlights from your plan
Double R Ranch ©
Double R Ranch
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Clarkdale (Arizona Copper Art Museum & Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, look for gifts at Aligning Light Center, explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, and make a trip to 911 Memorial.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sedona route builder tool .

Getting from Tucson to Sedona by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Tucson in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Clarkdale
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, parks, historic sites, outdoors, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and stroll through North Kaibab Trail.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park vacation maker .

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sedona, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to 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

4
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: Keet Seel Navajo National Monument (in Shonto) and Northern Arizona Guide Service (in Marble Canyon). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Page trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November since evenings lows in Page dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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