27 days in Arizona Itinerary

27 days in Arizona Itinerary

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27 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + shuttle:  14​h 15​min
1
Tucson
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Phoenix
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Page
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Hualapai Reservation
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tucson: Double R Ranch (in Benson) and O.K. Corral (in Tombstone). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, walk around Tohono Chul, admire all the interesting features of Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, and explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tucson day trip app .

London, UK to Tucson is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. When traveling from London in May, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Tucson: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, Double R Ranch, O.K. Corral
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Double R Ranch ©
Double R Ranch
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

4
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Phoenix: Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield), Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center (in Scottsdale) and Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery (in Chandler). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, get all the equipment you need at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Phoenix road trip tool .

Getting from Tucson to Phoenix by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tucson in May since evenings lows in Phoenix dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Chandler, Shamrock Farms, Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Off-Road Tours

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Keet Seel Navajo National Monument in Shonto (about 1h 05 min away). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get interesting insight from Tours, explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Page visit planner .

Getting from Phoenix to Page by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in May: high temperatures in Page hover around 30°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Keet Seel Navajo National Monument
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

8
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, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, trek along Bright Angel Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online road trip planner .

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Sedona.

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
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sedona: Clarkdale (Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite & Arizona Copper Art Museum). And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and hike along Broken Arrow Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sedona holiday builder site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Sedona to be warmer, around 14°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hualapai Reservation.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Clarkdale
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

1
night
Hualapai Reservation

Hualapai Reservation ©
On the 28th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Grand Canyon Skywalk.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hualapai Reservation tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Sedona to Hualapai Reservation in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car. In May, daytime highs in Hualapai Reservation are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon Skywalk ©
Grand Canyon Skywalk

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