9 days in Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Arizona Itinerary

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9 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + taxi:  9​h
1
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Prescott
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): hike along West Fork Oak Creek Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Out of Africa Wildlife Park and then stroll through Broken Arrow Trail.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sedona trip planner .

Philadelphia to Sedona is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Sedona is minus 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Sedona can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Prescott.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
West Fork Oak Creek Trail ©
West Fork Oak Creek Trail
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

1
night
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Downtown Historic Area, admire the local landmark of Yavapai County Courthouse Square, take a stroll through Whiskey Row, then shop like a local with Ian Russell Gallery of Fine Art, then get a taste of the local shopping with Newman Gallery, and finally explore by horseback at Lynx Lake Recreation Area.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Prescott travel planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Prescott in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Sedona in September, expect little chillier with lows of 54°F in Prescott. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row
Yavapai County Courthouse Square ©
Yavapai County Courthouse Square

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get great views at Powell Point, then contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, then take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday builder app .

You can drive from Prescott to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Prescott in September: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 75°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

3
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 8th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Horseshoe Bend, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then pause for some photo ops at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Page online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Page at 86°F and lows at 63°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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