7 days in Arizona Itinerary

7 days in Arizona Itinerary

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7 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Boston
+3
foot + Fly + train + bus:  7​h 30​min
1
Scottsdale
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Tucson
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
End: Boston

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hours
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Plan a Scottsdale trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Boston to Scottsdale is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Scottsdale is minus 2 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Boston in February; daily highs in Scottsdale reach 74°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Desert Botanical Garden
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Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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 18th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Scottsdale to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Scottsdale in February; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 49°F and lows reach 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 19th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, delve into the mystery of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sedona driving holiday planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, expect nights in Sedona to be much hotter, around 41°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 60°F. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

2
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Old Tucson and then take in the exciting artwork at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tucson travel app .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Tucson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Sedona in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Tucson, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Old Tucson ©
Old Tucson

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