9 days in Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Phoenix
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights

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Phoenix

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Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Attractions like Phoenix Zoo and Anthem Community Park make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Phoenix to go to Stanfield and see Shamrock Farms, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, shop like a local with Elan Wollitzer Gallery, see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Phoenix.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Phoenix online tour builder.

Austin to Phoenix is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin to Phoenix, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Austin in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Phoenix: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Fun & Games · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Shamrock Farms
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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.
Attractions like Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: trek along Rim Trail, see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tonto Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. In November, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Phoenix - with highs of 54°F and lows of 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Bright Angel Trail
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Rim Trail
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Sedona

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Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Bring the kids along to Cathedral Rock and Sedona Stargazing. Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Flagstaff (Flagstaff Extreme & Lowell Observatory) and Out of Africa Wildlife Park (in Camp Verde). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours and immerse yourself in nature at Slide Rock State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Sedona online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trips

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Cathedral Rock
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Off-Road Tours
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