22 days in Arizona Itinerary

22 days in Arizona Itinerary

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22 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tucson
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
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:  6​h 15​min
End: Calgary

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Phoenix side-trips: Scottsdale (Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center & Just Roughin' It Adventure Company). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at KOLI Equestrian Center, admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix visit planner .

Calgary, Canada to Phoenix is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Calgary in October; daily highs in Phoenix reach 38°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Glendale Public Library, KOLI Equestrian Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tucson: Benson (Quarles Art Gallery & Double R Ranch) and Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory (in Mount Lemmon). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Titan Missile Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company, and shop like a local with Etherton Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Tucson sightseeing tool .

Drive from Phoenix to Tucson in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Phoenix in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Tucson, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Benson, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory, Titan Missile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Double R Ranch ©
Double R Ranch
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sedona: Clarkdale (Arizona Copper Art Museum & Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, trek along Devil's Bridge Trail, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Airport Mesa.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sedona trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Sedona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tucson in October, with highs in Sedona at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Clarkdale, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

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, trek along North Kaibab Trail, don't miss a visit to Powell Point, and get great views at Yaki Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip tool .

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim 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.
Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Page road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect Page to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Page

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

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