9 days in Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Arizona Itinerary

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9 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
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Phoenix
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Williams
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Phoenix

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Wollitzer Gallery, wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale, and then browse the exhibits of Desert Botanical Garden.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Phoenix. May in Phoenix sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Scottsdale
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Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the striking features of Mission San Xavier del Bac, see the interesting displays at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then get some fabulous bargains at H. F. Coors.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tucson day trip planning app .

Drive from Phoenix to Tucson in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in May; daily highs in Tucson reach 88°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 17th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, then admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then view the masterpieces at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art.

Plan my day in Sedona using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Tucson to Sedona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tucson in May, with highs in Sedona at 78°F and lows at 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Visit Bright Angel Point and Hermit's Rest for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Canyon Village Marketplace. Explore Williams' surroundings by going to Grand Canyon National Park (Pipe Creek Vista, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more).

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Williams online holiday maker .

You can drive from Sedona to Williams in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sedona in May; daily highs in Williams reach 67°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Trails Outdoors

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Grand Canyon National Park
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Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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 22nd (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, then hike along Cathedral Wash Trail, and finally take in the views from Navajo Bridge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Page route planning app .

Traveling by car from Williams to Page takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Williams in May, expect Page to be a bit warmer, temps between 79°F and 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Navajo Bridge, Cathedral Wash Trail
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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