11 days in Arizona & New Mexico Itinerary

11 days in Arizona & New Mexico Itinerary

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Start: Cleveland
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Taos
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Subway:  9 h 15 min
End: Cleveland

1
night
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.
To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Page sightseeing planner.

Cleveland to Page is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Cleveland to Page, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cleveland in August, you will find days in Page are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, thentake some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, thenget great views at Mather Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Lookout Studio, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Page in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 80°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car 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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, thentake a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind 911 Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sedona travel route website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Sedona to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Santa Fe Indian Market, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe sightseeing planner.

Getting from Sedona to Santa Fe by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Santa Fe is a bit cooler than Sedona - with highs of 84°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Santa Fe Indian Market ©
Santa Fe Indian Market
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

3
nights
Taos

Taos ©
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Taos is known for historic sites, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Millicent Rogers Museum, don't miss a visit to Taos Plaza, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Taos online route builder.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Taos in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Santa Fe in August; daily highs in Taos reach 79°F and lows reach 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Taos

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge ©
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo

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