5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Jose
Fly:  4​h
1
Phoenix
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Las Vegas

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix online vacation planner .

San Jose to Phoenix is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Jose to Phoenix is 1 hour. Traveling from San Jose in December, expect nights in Phoenix to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church ©
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then see Off-Road Tours, and then admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sedona trip planning app .

You can drive from Phoenix to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. In December, Sedona is little chillier than Phoenix - with highs of 54°F and lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Off-Road Tours

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

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You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in December, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 45°F by day to 15°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Lake Powell, and other attractions. On the 1st (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, explore the activities along Lake Powell, see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, stroll through Rainbow Bridge National Monument, then explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Page trip planning website .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°F in Page. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©

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