8 days in Sedona & Phoenix Itinerary

8 days in Sedona & Phoenix Itinerary

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8 days in Sedona & Phoenix Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument has been added to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Walnut Canyon National Monument and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Your inner history buff will appreciate Wupatki National Monument and Montezuma Castle National Monument. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and look and learn at Sedona Star Gazing.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sedona trip itinerary maker app .

New York City to Sedona is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Sedona is minus 2 hours. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then learn about winemaking at Aridus Wine Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Phoenix Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, and then take a stroll through Old Town Scottsdale.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip planning tool .

Getting from Sedona to Phoenix by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sedona in May; daily highs in Phoenix reach 93°F and lows reach 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

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

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