8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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8 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
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Phoenix
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Phoenix

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day
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, make a trip to On The Edge Gallery, and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix journey planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Phoenix. February in Phoenix sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks

Side Trip

On The Edge Gallery
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
On The Edge Gallery ©
On The Edge Gallery

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Sun), get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon.

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Drive from Phoenix to Tucson in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in February, plan for little chillier nights in Tucson, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums Nature
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

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night
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 11th (Mon): tour the water at your own pace with Surf Lake Powell, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the Page trip planning app .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to Page in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tucson in February, with highs in Page at 55°F and lows at 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Transportation Outdoors Tours
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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.
On the 13th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Hopi Point.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Page in February, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 49°F and lows at 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock. On the next day, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sedona trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 60°F by day to 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

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
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

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