7 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Flagstaff & Sedona Itinerary

7 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Flagstaff & Sedona Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
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Flagstaff
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Sedona
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Grand Canyon National Park

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The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and finally get great views at Powell Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, then get great views at Shoshone Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Moran Point.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary website.

Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Anaheim in December, things will get cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 45°F and lows about 15°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Inner Canyon
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Scenic Drive
East Rim Drive
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Flagstaff

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City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rim Trail as well as Arizona Snowbowl. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): trek along Rim Trail and then hit the slopes at Arizona Snowbowl.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Flagstaff can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 18°F. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports

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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
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Ski Area
Arizona Snowbowl
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Sedona

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step out of the city life by going to Bear Mountain Trail and Montezuma Well. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fay Canyon Trail and Huckaby Trail. Take a break from Sedona with a short trip to Lynx Lake Recreation Area in Prescott, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Soldier Pass, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, trek along Brin's Mesa Trail, and view the masterpieces at Village Gallery of Local Artists.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Sedona takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Sedona: highs are around 54°F and lows about 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Spas
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Montezuma Well
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Hiking Trail
Bear Mountain Trail
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