9 days in Colorado & Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Colorado & Arizona Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 1 day
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Aspen
— 2 nights
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Page
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 1 night
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Phoenix
— 1 night

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker website.

Toronto, Canada to Colorado Springs is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in October, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be little chillier, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary, then stroll through Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and then take a memorable drive along Independence Pass.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read Aspen online day trip planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Aspen in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Colorado Springs in October, with highs in Aspen at 18°C and lows at -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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Page

Page ©

Center of Canyon Country

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 26th (Mon): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bend, and finally admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam.

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Traveling by flight from Aspen to Page takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Aspen in October, expect nights in Page to be much hotter, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours

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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.
On the 28th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, explore and take pictures at Bright Angel Point, and get great views at Hopi Point.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in October, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Sedona

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sedona trip itinerary builder tool.

You can take a bus from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Sedona hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 31st (Sat), shake up your sightseeing with Stoneman Climbing Company.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Phoenix trip planner.

Getting from Sedona to Phoenix by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sedona in October: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 38°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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Stoneman Climbing Company ©
Stoneman Climbing Company

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