8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Prescott
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 23rd (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Hole in the Rock.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix road trip planning tool .

New York City to Phoenix is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Phoenix, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Phoenix is much warmer than New York City - with highs of 74°F and lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, Queen Creek Olive Mill
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Hole in the Rock ©
Hole in the Rock
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park ©
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
Queen Creek Olive Mill ©
Queen Creek Olive Mill

2
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): hike along Glassford Summit Trail, grab your bike and head to Constellation Trails, and then ride a horse along Lynx Lake Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Sharlot Hall Museum, have fun at Picture Show @ Frontier Village, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Granite Mountain Trail 261, and finally view the masterpieces at Van Gogh's Ear Gallery.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Prescott tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Prescott takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Phoenix in February: highs in Prescott hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Prescott

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Glassford Summit Trail
Highlights from your plan
Constellation Trails ©
Constellation Trails
Granite Mountain Trail 261 ©
Granite Mountain Trail 261
Glassford Summit Trail ©
Glassford Summit Trail

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and finally shop like a local with Lookout Studio. On the next day, get great views at Pima Point and then trek along Rim Trail.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip app .

Traveling by car from Prescott to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Prescott in February: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 49°F and lows are around 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fay Canyon Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Doe Mountain Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, expect nights in Sedona to be warmer, around 41°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 60°F. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Sedona

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Helicopter Tours

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