8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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8 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Tusayan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Prescott
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Sedona
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Houston

1
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 7th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Page online travel route planner .

Houston to Page is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Houston in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 63°F in Page. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tusayan.

Things to do in Page

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Navajo Bridge
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Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Tusayan

Tusayan ©
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. Visiting Cape Royal and Lipan Point will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hermit's Rest and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Explore Tusayan's surroundings by going to Grand Canyon National Park (Bright Angel Point & Desert View Watchtower). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, get a taste of the local shopping with Lookout Studio, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and hike along North Kaibab Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tusayan tour planner.

You can drive from Page to Tusayan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Page in September: highs in Tusayan hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Tusayan

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
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Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

1
night
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
On the 13th (Fri), wander the streets of Whiskey Row, steep yourself in history at Downtown Historic Area, then ponder the design of Yavapai County Courthouse Square, and finally explore by horseback at Lynx Lake Recreation Area.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Prescott attractions planner.

Getting from Tusayan to Prescott by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In September, Prescott is somewhat warmer than Tusayan - with highs of 82°F and lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row
Yavapai County Courthouse Square ©
Yavapai County Courthouse Square

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take a stroll through Historic Old Town Cottonwood and then explore and take pictures at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Prescott to Sedona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Prescott in September, Sedona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Historic Old Town Cottonwood
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Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

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