9 days in Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Arizona Itinerary

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9 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly:  7​h
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Page
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Oklahoma City

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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 16th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Page trip planner .

Oklahoma City to Page is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oklahoma City to Page, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Page can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

5
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 18th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and hike along North Kaibab Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Page in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 80°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 22nd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Sedona Airport Overlook, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sedona trip maker site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 89°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Heard Museum and then examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sedona in August, with highs in Phoenix at 105°F and lows at 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum

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