9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Chinle
— 1 night
+2
taxi + bus + taxi:  3​h
5
Winslow
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Dallas

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West and then trek along Lake Pleasant Regional Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Phoenix road trip tool .

Dallas to Phoenix is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Phoenix, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dallas in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Phoenix: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West, Lake Pleasant Regional Park
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Lake Pleasant Regional Park ©
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sedona itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in April, with highs in Sedona at 72°F and lows at 48°F. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail

1
night
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 16th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, get great views at Maricopa Point, and then get great views at Powell Point.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in April, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 26°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chinle.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
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Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

1
night
Chinle

Chinle
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. On the 18th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Hope Arch, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then explore the stunning scenery at Canyon del Muerto.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chinle trip builder website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Chinle in 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Winslow.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks Nature Historic Sites

1
night
Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Navajo County Historical Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Painted Desert County Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Meteor Crater.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Winslow holiday maker site .

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Chinle to Winslow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chinle in April; daily highs in Winslow reach 73°F and lows reach 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Petrified Forest National Park
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Standin' on the Corner Park ©
Standin' on the Corner Park
Old Trails Museum ©
Old Trails Museum

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Desert Caballeros Western Museum. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, then immerse yourself in nature at Boyce Thompson Arboretum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Winslow to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Winslow in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 88°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Desert Caballeros Western Museum, St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery, Boyce Thompson Arboretum
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Desert Caballeros Western Museum ©
Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum

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