8 days in Arizona & Cincinnati Itinerary

8 days in Arizona & Cincinnati Itinerary

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8 days in Arizona & Cincinnati Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
1
Phoenix
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Williams
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Cincinnati
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Phoenix

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day
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 26th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Desert Botanical Garden and then see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum.

Start your trip to Phoenix by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Phoenix. In May, daily temperatures in Phoenix can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sedona route builder website .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Phoenix in May, with highs in Sedona at 78°F and lows at 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Williams.

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
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

3
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Williams: Grand Canyon National Park (South Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more).

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Williams trip planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Williams in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sedona in May: high temperatures in Williams hover around 67°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Page

Page ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Marble Canyon, then steep yourself in history at Navajo Bridge, then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Page road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Williams to Page in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Williams in May, expect Page to be a bit warmer, temps between 79°F and 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Navajo Bridge, Marble Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

1
day
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 2nd (Sun), try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino, then put a fun spin on your tour with Houdini's Room Escape, then stroll around Smale Riverfront Park, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at George Rogers Clark Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Page to Cincinnati takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Page to Cincinnati. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Page in June; daily highs in Cincinnati reach 83°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trip

George Rogers Clark Park
Highlights from your plan
Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino
Smale Riverfront Park ©
Smale Riverfront Park

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