4 days in Arizona Itinerary

4 days in Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arizona trip planner

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Fly to Phoenix, Bus to Sedona
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Sedona
— 3 nights
Bus to Phoenix, Fly to Des Moines

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Sedona

— 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get some historical perspective at Jerome State Historic Park and Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. Visiting Doe Mountain Trail and Fay Canyon Trail will get you outdoors. Take a break from Sedona with a short trip to Arizona Copper Art Museum in Clarkdale, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, hike along Broken Arrow Trail, stroll through West Fork Oak Creek Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Red Rock State Park.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona vacation planning tool.

Des Moines to Sedona is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Des Moines to Sedona is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Des Moines in October, with highs in Sedona at 77°F and lows at 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Arizona travel guide

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Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.