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

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

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

1
night
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): look for gifts at Urban Gypsies Boutique, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Chapel of the Holy Cross, admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park, and then cruise along Oak Creek Canyon.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona day trip site.

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 °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
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Spas
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

3
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.
Get outdoors at Meteor Crater and Walnut Canyon National Monument. Kids will enjoy Wupatki National Monument and West of the Moon Gallery. There's more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument and wander the streets of Historic Downtown and Railroad District.

To find reviews and tourist information, go to the Flagstaff travel route planner.

Getting from Sedona to Flagstaff by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sedona in July, with highs in Flagstaff at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Meteor Crater
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Meteor Crater ©
Meteor Crater
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Grand Canyon South Rim and Yavapai Geology Museum. Escape the urban bustle at South Kaibab Trail and Inner Canyon. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point, take a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive, and get great views at Mather Point.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. In July in Grand Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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