11 days in Arizona Itinerary

11 days in Arizona Itinerary

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11 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Portland

2
nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Page vacation planning tool .

Portland to Page is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Page is 1 hour. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Page: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Photography Tours
Nature & Wildlife 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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, and hike along Rim Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To find photos, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read our Sedona holiday builder website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Sedona hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, then see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, and then get lost in a book at Glendale Public Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sedona in May; daily highs in Phoenix reach 93°F and lows reach 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Glendale Public Library
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Off-Road Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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