6 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Sedona & Albuquerque Itinerary

6 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Sedona & Albuquerque Itinerary

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6 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Sedona & Albuquerque Itinerary

Start: Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Sedona
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Grand Canyon National Park

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 7th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: stroll through South Kaibab Trail and get great views at Hopi Point.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Grand Canyon National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Grand Canyon National Park. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross.

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Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sedona

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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 10th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Petroglyph National Monument, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Felipe de Neri Church, and then take a stroll through Albuquerque Old Town.

Before you visit Albuquerque, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to Albuquerque in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sedona in October, Albuquerque is little chillier at night with lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church

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