9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
1
Phoenix
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Lake Powell
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Phoenix

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Montezuma Castle National Monument.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Phoenix. In April in Phoenix, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Phoenix

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Montezuma Castle National Monument
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Montezuma Castle National Monument ©

3
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Flagstaff Visitor Center as well as Grand Canyon South Rim. On your second day here, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Flagstaff trip planner.

You can drive from Phoenix to Flagstaff in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in April, with highs in Flagstaff at 61°F and lows at 28°F. You will leave for Lake Powell on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Grand Canyon South Rim, Meteor Crater
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Meteor Crater ©
Meteor Crater
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument ©

2
nights
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
On the 14th (Sun), trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Ticaboo Canyon and then trek along Alstrom Point.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Powell route maker site .

Drive from Flagstaff to Lake Powell in 7 hours. Traveling from Flagstaff in April, expect Lake Powell to be a bit warmer, temps between 72°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Alstrom Point
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Alstrom Point ©
Alstrom Point

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nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Barlow Jeep Rentals as well as Out of Africa Wildlife Park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, make a trip to Sedona Airport Overlook, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Lake Powell to Sedona in 7.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Sedona are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Out of Africa Wildlife Park
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

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