9 days in Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Arizona Itinerary

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9 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Williams
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Boston

1
night
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.
For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Page road trip planning tool .

Boston to Page is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in March, expect nights in Page to be somewhat warmer, around 42°F, while days are much hotter, around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Page

Wildlife Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

1
night
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stop by Bedrock City, then identify plant and animal life at Bearizona Wildlife Park, and then meet the residents at Grand Canyon Deer Farm.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Williams trip tool .

Getting from Page to Williams by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Page in March, things will get a bit cooler in Williams: highs are around 57°F and lows about 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Grand Canyon Deer Farm ©
Grand Canyon Deer Farm
Bedrock City ©
Bedrock City

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, trails, scenic drive, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, stroll through Devil's Bridge Trail, and explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip maker app .

You can drive from Williams to Sedona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Williams in March: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 67°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 26th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Phoenix road trip planning 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. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sedona in March; daily highs in Phoenix reach 82°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix ©

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