7 days in Arizona Itinerary

7 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Page
— 1 day
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sedona
— 1 night
Drive
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Gilbert
— 1 night
Drive
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Scottsdale
— 1 night
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Page — 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Page itinerary planner.

Phoenix to Page is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in October; daily highs in Page reach 73°F and lows reach 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 3 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 6th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Page in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (66°F), and nights are colder (31°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sedona.
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Sedona — 1 night

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 8th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sedona trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gilbert.
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Gilbert — 1 night

Gilbert is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located southeast of Phoenix, within the Phoenix metropolitan area. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): head outdoors with Downtown Gilbert, look for all kinds of wild species at Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, and then head outdoors with Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gilbert trip builder website.

Drive from Sedona to Gilbert in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and tram; or do a combination of bus and tram. In October, Gilbert is a bit warmer than Sedona - with highs of 89°F and lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Scottsdale.
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Scottsdale — 1 night

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, identify plant and animal life at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Scottsdale trip planner.

Scottsdale is very close to Gilbert. In October in Scottsdale, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.
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Arizona travel guide

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The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
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