9 days in Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Arizona Itinerary

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9 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Page
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Scottsdale
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Newark

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hours
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 maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Page trip itinerary builder tool .

Newark to Page is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newark to Page, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newark in February: high temperatures in Page hover around 55°F and lows are around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

4
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.
Head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Lookout Studiofor plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at Hopi House and Pima Point. There's lots more to do: hike along Rim Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, and head outdoors with Bar 10 Ranch Activities.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park route planner.

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Page in February, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 49°F and lows at 18°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
Highlights from your plan
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 21st (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona road trip planning site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Tucson.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 23rd (Fri), admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier Del Bac, then learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then get great views at A Mountain (Sentinel Peak).

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tucson trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Tucson in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sedona in February: highs in Tucson hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
A Mountain (Sentinel Peak) ©
A Mountain (Sentinel Peak)

1
night
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. On the 24th (Sat), shop like a local with Old Town Scottsdale, then look for gifts at Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop, and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Scottsdale travel route planner.

You can drive from Tucson to Scottsdale in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tucson in February, with highs in Scottsdale at 74°F and lows at 49°F. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Phoenix, Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale

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