30 days in Arizona Itinerary

30 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Payson
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 14 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Chinle
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Page
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Toronto

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Balloon Rides and Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center. Explore Phoenix's surroundings by going to The Bajada Nature Trail (in Scottsdale) and Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ (in Gilbert). The adventure continues: ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center, see Off-Road Tours, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Phoenix attractions planning tool.

Toronto, Canada to Phoenix is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. In September, Phoenix is warmer than Toronto - with highs of 43°C and lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Scottsdale, KOLI Equestrian Center, Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ
Highlights from your plan
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center
Off-Road Tours
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center

2
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 5th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Etherton Gallery, and then take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum and then cruise along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tucson online journey planner.

Drive from Phoenix to Tucson in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Phoenix in September, expect Tucson to be a bit cooler, temps between 39°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Payson.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway ©
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway

1
night
Payson

Payson ©
Payson is a town in northern Gila County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Mogollon Rim, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Horton Creek Trail.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Payson road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Payson takes 3 hours. In September, Payson is a bit cooler than Tucson - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Payson

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mogollon Rim ©
Mogollon Rim
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park ©
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

4
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Take a break from the city and head to Off-Road Tours and Bell Rock. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, and trek along Airport Mesa.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona online holiday planner.

You can drive from Payson to Sedona in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

14
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Supai (Havasu Falls & Mooney Falls). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Bright Angel Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and don't miss a visit to Moran Point.

Plan trip to Grand Canyon National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chinle.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Supai
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. On the 26th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Canyon del Muerto, then explore the striking landscape at Spider Rock, and then hike along White House Ruins Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Chinle trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Chinle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock
White House Ruins Trail
White House Ruins Trail

4
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 outdoors at Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon. There's lots more to do: have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, take a memorable tour with Tours, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and identify plant and animal life at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Page online trip builder.

You can drive from Chinle to Page in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chinle in September: high temperatures in Page hover around 35°C and lows are around 20°C. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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