9 days in Phoenix, Sedona & Telluride Itinerary

9 days in Phoenix, Sedona & Telluride Itinerary

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Phoenix
— 2 nights
2
Sedona
— 3 nights
3
Telluride
— 3 nights

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Step out of Phoenix with an excursion to Taliesin West in Scottsdale--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, and get all the equipment you need at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip site.

Dallas to Phoenix is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Phoenix, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dallas in July: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Off-Road Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

3
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, pause for some photo ops at 911 Memorial, explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and immerse yourself in nature at Slide Rock State Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Sedona trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Phoenix to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in July: high temperatures in Sedona hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Telluride.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Slide Rock State Park ©
Slide Rock State Park
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

3
nights
Telluride

The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Telluride: Ouray (Off-Road Tours & Box Canyon Waterfall & Park) and Idarado Mine (in Silverton). The adventure continues: get outside with Telluride Outside, take in the dramatic scenery at Cornet Creek Falls, don't miss a visit to Yankee Girl Mine, and explore the activities along San Miguel River.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Telluride trip planning tool.

You can drive from Sedona to Telluride in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In July, Telluride is little chillier than Sedona - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Telluride

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Ouray, Idarado Mine
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Telluride Outside ©
Telluride Outside
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park ©
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park

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