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

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

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Scottsdale
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Sedona
— 1 night
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Scottsdale

— 2 nights
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. On the 7th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum, and then wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Goldfield Ghost Town.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale day trip website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Scottsdale. November in Scottsdale sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Sedona

— 2 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon and then immerse yourself in nature at Slide Rock State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): make a trip to Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village and then immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock State Park.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona day trip planner.

You can drive from Scottsdale to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In November, Sedona is a bit cooler than Scottsdale - with highs of 64°F and lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning app.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 54°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 22°F. On the 11th (Wed), you're off to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Sedona

— 1 night

Red Rock Country

Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then make a trip to Sedona Airport Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Out of Africa Wildlife Park.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November: highs in Sedona hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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