8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Flagstaff
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Phoenix
— 3 nights

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Flagstaff

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Flagstaff sightseeing planner.

Detroit to Flagstaff is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Detroit to Flagstaff. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Detroit in February: highs in Flagstaff hover around 49°F, while lows dip to 21°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nightlife

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Off-Road Tours
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Nightlife
Sedona Stargazing
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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.
Attractions like Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Bright Angel Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and make a trip to Pipe Creek Vista.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online journey builder.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in February, and nighttime lows around 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums
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Science Museum
Yavapai Geology Museum
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Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Bring the kids along to Musical Instrument Museum and KOLI Equestrian Center. Step out of Phoenix to go to Stanfield and see Shamrock Farms, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Phoenix Zoo, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium, and find something for the whole family at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In February, Phoenix is much hotter than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 74°F and lows of 51°F. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Shamrock Farms
4.7

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