8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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8 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly + Taxi:  8 h 30 min
1
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Page
— Few hours
+2
Fly + Train + Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Cincinnati

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then look for gifts at Psychic Readings by Nirup.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sedona planner .

Cincinnati to Sedona is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Sedona. When traveling from Cincinnati in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Spas & Wellness

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to Lookout Studio or Canyon Village Marketplace. Take a break from the city and head to Hopi House and Grandview Point. On the 22nd (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. It doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and stroll through Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in April, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 26°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to 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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

few
hours
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 24th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Page route maker app .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (72°F), and nights are much hotter (48°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

2
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden and then wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Scottsdale trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Page to Scottsdale in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Page in April; daily highs in Scottsdale reach 88°F and lows reach 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Phoenix
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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