4 days in Glendale & Sedona Itinerary

4 days in Glendale & Sedona Itinerary

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4 days in Glendale & Sedona Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  30​min
1
Glendale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Phoenix

1
night
Glendale

Glendale ©
Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located about nine miles (14 km) northwest from Downtown Phoenix. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Jail Tree, get engrossed in the history at Desert Caballeros Western Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lake Pleasant Regional Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): hike along Spur Cross Ranch, then identify plant and animal life at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Tanger Outlets Westgate.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Glendale online day trip planner .

Phoenix to Glendale is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Glendale can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Glendale

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Wickenburg, Spur Cross Ranch, Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
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Desert Caballeros Western Museum ©
Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Lake Pleasant Regional Park ©
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Spur Cross Ranch ©
Spur Cross Ranch

2
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Spas has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): view the masterpieces at Village Gallery of Local Artists, do a tasting at Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro, take an in-depth tour of Sedona Heritage Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite, then stroll through Douglas Mansion, then shop like a local with Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery, and finally learn about winemaking at Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sedona vacation planning app .

You can drive from Glendale to Sedona in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Glendale in November; daily highs in Sedona reach 64°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Jerome, Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite, Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro, Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room
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Spas
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

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