10 days in Arizona Itinerary

10 days in Arizona Itinerary

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10 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  10​h 15​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 24th (Fri), browse the fresh offerings at Superstition Ranch Market and then view the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Phoenix trip itinerary maker .

New York City to Phoenix is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in January, things will get much warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 68°F and lows about 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Superstition Ranch Market
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Off-Road Tours

4
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, trek along Rim Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in January: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 44°F and lows are around 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 31st (Fri), steep yourself in history at Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite, take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sedona trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Spas

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