15 days in Arizona Itinerary

15 days in Arizona Itinerary

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15 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h
1
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Williams
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Newark

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.
Explore Page's surroundings by going to Marble Canyon (in Marble Canyon) and Grand Canyon National Park (Cape Royal & Navajo Bridge). Spend the 4th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

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Newark to Page is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Newark in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Page, with highs around 93°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Williams.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Marble Canyon
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge

4
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bright Angel Point and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Williams: Grand Canyon National Park (Hopi House, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more).

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You can drive from Page to Williams in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Page in August; daily highs in Williams reach 78°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
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Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Shop till you drop at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and Sedona Hummingbird Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chapel of the Holy Cross and V-Bar-V Heritage Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sedona: Cottonwood (Pillsbury Wine Company North & Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room) and Arizona Copper Art Museum (in Clarkdale). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a stroll through Historic Old Town Cottonwood, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona route builder tool .

Getting from Williams to Sedona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, Sedona is a bit warmer than Williams - with highs of 89°F and lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cottonwood, V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Arizona Copper Art Museum
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, enjoy some diversion at Fox Theater, then view the masterpieces at Etherton Gallery, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Titan Missile Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Mission San Xavier del Bac.

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Getting from Sedona to Tucson by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sedona in August; daily highs in Tucson reach 96°F and lows reach 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Titan Missile Museum
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Renewal Center. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Aridus Wine Company, then take a stroll through Old Town Scottsdale, and then examine the collection at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Phoenix holiday app .

Drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, Phoenix is somewhat warmer than Tucson - with highs of 105°F and lows of 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Franciscan Renewal Center
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum

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