6 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

6 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

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6 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

Start: Sedona
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Sedona
— 3 nights
End: Sedona

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Wildland Trekking Company as well as Rim Trail. On the 4th (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along with The Wildland Trekking Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Mather Point and then stroll through Rim Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation builder.

Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. While traveling from Sedona, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Take a break from Sedona with a short trip to Bearizona Wildlife Park in Williams, about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, make a trip to Sedona Airport Overlook, explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, and take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona custom trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Sedona hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bearizona Wildlife Park
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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

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