8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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8 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Lafayette
Fly:  7​h
1
Scottsdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Lafayette

1
night
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): head outdoors with Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, then examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Scottsdale journey website .

Lafayette to Scottsdale is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Lafayette in April, you will find days in Scottsdale are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Phoenix, Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 13th (Mon), stroll around Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, take an unorthodox tour of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sedona trip tool .

Getting from Scottsdale to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In April, Sedona is little chillier than Scottsdale - with highs of 72°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

3
nights
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, trek along Rim Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 26°F, while days are little chillier, around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Bend, then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and finally capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Page trip maker .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Page, with highs around 72°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Photography Tours

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