8 days in Sedona & Phoenix Itinerary

8 days in Sedona & Phoenix Itinerary

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8 days in Sedona & Phoenix Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + taxi:  8​h
1
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Phoenix
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, trails, scenic drive, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and take in the exciting artwork at Navarro Gallery & Sculpture Garden.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sedona road trip planning tool .

Atlanta to Sedona is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Atlanta to Sedona, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Atlanta in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sedona, with highs around 94°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

5
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Step out of Phoenix to go to Scottsdale and see Taliesin West, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, push the limits with an extreme tour, and admire all the interesting features of Chase Field.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Phoenix sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Sedona in June, things will get a bit warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 107°F and lows about 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Balloon Rides

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