8 days in Sedona, Flagstaff & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

8 days in Sedona, Flagstaff & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sedona
— 2 nights
2
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights

2
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Visiting Red Rock State Park and Oak Creek Canyon will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and Village Gallery of Local Artists. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Slide Rock State Park, and cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

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Phoenix to Sedona is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Phoenix in June, expect Sedona to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Spas
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

2
nights
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Wupatki National Monument. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Lava River Cave, thentake in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, and then take a stroll through Historic Downtown and Railroad District.

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You can drive from Sedona to Flagstaff in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Sedona in July, expect Flagstaff to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave

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.
Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon South Rim and Yavapai Geology Museum will thrill your kids. Kolb Studio and Bright Angel History Room will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get great views at Mather Point, don't miss a visit to Pipe Creek Vista, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

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Drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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