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

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
End: Phoenix

2
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Appreciate the collections at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and Village Gallery of Local Artists. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Spas and Cathedral Rock. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock State Park, view the masterpieces at Navarro Gallery & Sculpture Garden, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sedona travel route planner.

Phoenix to Sedona is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or fly. In June, Sedona is little chillier than Phoenix - with highs of 94°F and lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
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), explore the striking landscape of Wupatki National Monument. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lava River Cave, explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument, and then wander the streets of Historic Downtown and Railroad District.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Flagstaff trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Flagstaff takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Flagstaff is a bit cooler than Sedona - with highs of 81°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Mather Point. Kids will appreciate attractions like South Kaibab Trail and Yavapai Geology Museum. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate the long history of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and don't miss a visit to Pipe Creek Vista.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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