8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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8 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Watertown
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Chandler
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Watertown

2
nights
Chandler

Chandler ©
Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and is a prominent suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary, then view the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery, and then experience rural life at Shamrock Farms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, then have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Phoenix, and then walk around Riverview Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chandler trip planner .

Watertown to Chandler is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Watertown in November, you will find days in Chandler are much hotter (76°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (50°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chandler

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Riverview Park, Shamrock Farms
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Shamrock Farms ©
Shamrock Farms
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park ©
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary ©
Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, hike along Bright Angel Trail, stroll through Rim Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chandler to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Chandler in November: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 54°F and lows are around 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): have fun at Flagstaff Extreme, see Off-Road Tours, and then admire the landmark architecture of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sedona planning site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 45°F. On the 26th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sedona

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games

Side Trip

Flagstaff Extreme
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Off-Road Tours

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