8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Scottsdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 1 night
Bus:  45​min
3
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

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night
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. On the 5th (Sat), do a tasting at LDV Winery. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Elan Wollitzer Gallery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then do a tasting at Aridus Wine Company, and finally wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Scottsdale trip itinerary planner .

Newark to Scottsdale is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Scottsdale. When traveling from Newark in October, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Scottsdale: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Shopping Neighborhoods Spas
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Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Spas
LDV Winery ©
LDV Winery

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at 911 Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Sedona tour app .

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Scottsdale in October, expect Sedona to be a bit cooler, temps between 77°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Sedona

Scenic Drive Outdoors Spas
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Spas

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take a stroll through Historic Downtown and Railroad District, take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, and then identify plant and animal life at Lava River Cave.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff trip itinerary builder website .

You can take a bus from Sedona to Flagstaff in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sedona in October: highs in Flagstaff hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave

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.
On the 9th (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, and then hike along South Kaibab Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Powell Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Getting from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 11th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Page trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect Page to be a bit warmer, temps between 73°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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