8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Start: Dallas
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Sedona
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Dallas

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get great views at Horseshoe Bend and then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Page online tour builder.

Dallas to Page is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, Page is a bit cooler than Dallas - with highs of 65°F and lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Yavapai Geology Museum and Tusayan Museum. Kolb Studio and Hermit's Rest are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in March: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 57°F and lows are around 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument, take in the exciting artwork at Northern Arizona University, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lava River Cave, thenadmire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert, thensee the sky in a new way at Lowell Observatory, and finally look for gifts at Olive the Best Oils and Vinegars of Flagstaff.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff online travel route builder.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Painted Desert
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Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert
Photography Tours

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 14th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sedona online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Flagstaff to Sedona in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff in March, expect Sedona to be a bit warmer, temps between 67°F and 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art ©

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