8 days in Northern Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Northern Arizona Itinerary

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8 days in Northern Arizona Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: New York City

1
night
Flagstaff

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff trip planner .

New York City to Flagstaff is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Flagstaff, with lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rim Trail and Grandview Point. Get in touch with nature at Mather Point and Hopi Point. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, and admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. May in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Desert View Watchtower ©
Desert View Watchtower

2
nights
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 31st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, then see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, and then explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Page trip builder website .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are warmer (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

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