8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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8 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Milwaukee
Fly:  6​h
1
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Flagstaff
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Milwaukee

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Bend, and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Page online trip planner .

Milwaukee to Page is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Milwaukee to Page is minus 1 hour. In April, Page is a bit warmer than Milwaukee - with highs of 72°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and finally see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 26°F, while days are slightly colder, around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
Flagstaff

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff travel planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Photography Tours

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, then see the sky in a new way at Sedona Star Gazing, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sedona day trip tool .

You can take a bus from Flagstaff to Sedona in an hour. Another option is to drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Flagstaff in April, with highs in Sedona at 72°F and lows at 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Phoenix Zoo and then examine the collection at Desert Botanical Garden.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip planner .

Drive from Sedona to Phoenix in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. In April, Phoenix is a bit warmer than Sedona - with highs of 88°F and lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Phoenix Zoo ©
Phoenix Zoo

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