23 days in Arizona & Minot Itinerary

23 days in Arizona & Minot Itinerary

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23 days in Arizona & Minot Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + shuttle:  10​h
1
Tucson
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
5
Scottsdale
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
6
Minot
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Toronto

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.
Take a break from Tucson with a short trip to Mt Lemmon General Store in Mount Lemmon, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company, stroll through Tohono Chul, and take in the views from Rattlesnake Bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tucson trip itinerary website .

Toronto, Canada to Tucson is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in February, things will get much hotter in Tucson: highs are around 24°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mt Lemmon General Store
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Pima Air & Space Museum ©
Pima Air & Space Museum
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway ©
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Arizona Copper Art Museum (in Clarkdale) and Montezuma Castle National Monument (in Camp Verde). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, don't miss a visit to Sedona Airport Overlook, and hike along Airport Mesa.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Sedona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Tucson in February, expect nights in Sedona to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Montezuma Castle National Monument, Arizona Copper Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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.
On the 10th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Cape Final Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Pima Point.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in February, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 11°C by day to -9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) 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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, then admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Bend, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Page trip builder app .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Page: highs are around 15°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Page

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

3
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. When in Scottsdale, make a side trip to see Horseback Riding Tours in Phoenix, approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain, learn about winemaking at Aridus Wine Company, and shop like a local with Old Town Scottsdale.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Scottsdale holiday builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Page to Scottsdale takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Page in February; daily highs in Scottsdale reach 27°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Minot.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Phoenix
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
night
Minot

Minot ©
Minot is a city in and the county seat of Ward County, North Dakota, United States, in the state's north-central region. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): browse the different shops at Dakota Square Mall, then stroll through Scandinavian Heritage Park, and then admire the masterpieces at Taube Museum of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at North Dakota State Fair Center, then examine the collection at Dakota Territory Air Museum, and then examine the collection at Railroad Museum & Magic City Express.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Minot online itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Scottsdale to Minot with the Route module. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Scottsdale in February: high temperatures in Minot hover around -5°C and lows are around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minot

Museums Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Taube Museum of Art ©
Taube Museum of Art
Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Dakota Square Mall ©
Dakota Square Mall

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