5 days in Flagstaff, Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

5 days in Flagstaff, Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arizona trip planner

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Flagstaff
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Sedona
— 2 nights

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Flagstaff

— 1 night

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Wupatki National Monument.

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Philadelphia to Flagstaff is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia to Flagstaff, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Flagstaff, with lows of 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): trek along Bright Angel Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Sedona

— 2 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stop by Urban Gypsies Boutique and then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Keep things going the next day: trek along Airport Mesa, then take a memorable drive along Oak Creek Canyon, and then see Off-Road Tours.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sedona online travel route planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Sedona to be much hotter, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 77°F. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Trails · Parks