9 days in Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Arizona Itinerary

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9 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  3​h
1
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Phoenix
— 1 night
End: Phoenix

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Page online trip itinerary maker .

Phoenix to Page is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in May, with highs in Page at 79°F and lows at 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

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

1
night
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 16th (Thu): hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in May, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 33°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sedona: Flagstaff (Lowell Observatory & Walnut Canyon National Monument), Meteor Crater (in Winslow) and Bearizona Wildlife Park (in Williams). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, shop like a local with Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, look for gifts at Cocopah, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Sedona hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Meteor Crater Natural Landmark, Bearizona Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix driving holiday planner.

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. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sedona in May: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 93°F and lows are around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

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

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