8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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8 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly + taxi:  7​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
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Cincinnati

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 29th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then stop by Psychic Readings by Nirup.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sedona road trip planning tool .

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Sedona is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cincinnati in February, with highs in Sedona at 18°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Trails Outdoors
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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Canyon Village Marketplace. Head to Hopi House and Lookout Studiofor plenty of shopping. On the 3rd (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Rim Trail and take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sedona, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim 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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Page trip builder .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. In March, Page is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 21°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
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. On the 6th (Fri), 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 next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden and then wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Scottsdale road trip planner .

You can fly from Page to Scottsdale in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In March, Scottsdale is somewhat warmer than Page - with highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to 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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