9 days in Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Arizona Itinerary

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9 days in Arizona Itinerary

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon and then take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Bridge National Monument. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

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Cincinnati to Page is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Cincinnati to Page, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cincinnati in April: highs in Page hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

2
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 21st (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and then trek along Rim Trail.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park journey planning app .

Drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 23rd (Tue), hike along West Fork Oak Creek Trail, then hike along Broken Arrow Trail, and then look and learn at Sedona Star Gazing. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Out of Africa Wildlife Park and then trek along Doe Mountain Trail.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Sedona trip maker app .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in Sedona are somewhat warmer (72°F), and nights are warmer (48°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prescott.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
West Fork Oak Creek Trail ©
West Fork Oak Creek Trail

1
night
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
On the 25th (Thu), ride a horse along Lynx Lake Recreation Area, then steep yourself in history at Downtown Historic Area, and then explore the activities along Watson Lake.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Prescott route maker tool .

You can drive from Sedona to Prescott in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a shuttle. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sedona in April since evenings lows in Prescott dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Prescott

Nature Parks Trails
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Watson Lake ©
Watson Lake
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area

2
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get in on the family fun at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park and then identify plant and animal life at McDowell Sonoran Preserve.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Scottsdale trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Prescott to Scottsdale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Prescott in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Scottsdale, with highs around 88°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Desert Botanical Garden
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Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park ©
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

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