9 days in Arizona Itinerary

9 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: New York City

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.
For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Page online trip itinerary builder.

New York City to Page is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in March, things will get a bit warmer in Page: highs are around 65°F and lows about 42°F. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

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.
For shopping fun, head to Hopi House or Lookout Studio. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Canyon Village Marketplace. On the 23rd (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, and examine the collection at Kolb Studio.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip builder app.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. In March, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Page - with highs of 57°F and lows of 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can 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
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, delve into the mystery of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then look for gifts at The Hike House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, thencruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then stop by The Sedona Fudge Company.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip planning website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 26th (Thu), wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale, stop by Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at McDowell Sonoran Preserve.

Plan trip to Phoenix with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sedona in March; daily highs in Phoenix reach 82°F and lows reach 57°F. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Goldfield Ghost Town, Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Goldfield Ghost Town ©
Goldfield Ghost Town

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