4 days in Arizona Itinerary

4 days in Arizona Itinerary

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4 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Huntington
Fly:  9​h
1
Scottsdale
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Tucson
— 1 day
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Huntington

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Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Scottsdale online attractions planner .

Huntington to Scottsdale is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Huntington to Scottsdale. In December, Scottsdale is a bit warmer than Huntington - with highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale

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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 28th (Fri), get great views at Yaki Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then get great views at Hopi Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Powell Point. On your second day here, hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website .

Getting from Scottsdale to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Scottsdale in December: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 45°F and lows are around 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point

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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.
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You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Tucson in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Tucson: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 41°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tucson

Historic Sites
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Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

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