8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Sedona
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Tucson
— 1 night
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Phoenix
— 2 nights

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Sedona

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 9th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, then steep yourself in history at Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite, then do a tasting at Winery 101, and finally learn about winemaking at Pillsbury Wine Company North.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona day trip planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Sedona is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Sedona is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Toronto, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Historic Sites · Wineries · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Spas
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Winery 101 ©
Winery 101

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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.
Hermit's Rest and Grand Canyon Railway Depot will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Tusayan Museum. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, enjoy some music at Hopi House, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary app.

Take a bus from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in January, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around -11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Tucson

Tucson ©

Old Pueblo

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, then play a few rounds at Sewailo Golf Club, and then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

Before you visit Tucson, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Tucson takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, expect Tucson to be much warmer, temps between 21°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping · Museums · Golf · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Sewailo Golf Club ©
Sewailo Golf Club

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, then identify plant and animal life at McDowell Sonoran Preserve, and then do a tasting at Aridus Wine Company. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Phoenix visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Phoenix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January in Phoenix, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Aridus Wine Company ©
Aridus Wine Company

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