8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Phoenix
— Few hours
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 1 night
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Tucson
— 4 nights
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Phoenix
— Few hours

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): hike along Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, and then ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Phoenix trip itinerary builder site.

Chicago to Phoenix is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Chicago in November, plan for much warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 78°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

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KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix ©
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, then stroll around Indian Garden, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find out how to plan a trip to Grand Canyon National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in November: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 54°F and lows are around 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): trek along Fay Canyon Trail, hike along Doe Mountain Trail, then trek along Brin's Mesa Trail, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, you will find days in Sedona are somewhat warmer (64°F), and nights are warmer (45°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Spas
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 24:
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Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Spas & Wellness

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Tucson

Tucson ©

Old Pueblo

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Balloon Rides and Patagonia Lake State Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Catalina State Park and Tucson Mountain Park. Explore Tucson's surroundings by going to Sonoita Vineyards (in Elgin) and Arizona Hops and Vines (in Sonoita). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Tumamoc Hill, tee off at Starr Pass Golf Club, take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, and take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon.

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You can drive from Sedona to Tucson in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Sedona in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tucson: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 49°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 28:
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Catalina State Park ©
Catalina State Park
Patagonia Lake State Park ©
Patagonia Lake State Park
Tucson Mountain Park ©
Tucson Mountain Park

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
On the 28th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix and then trek along Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tucson in November since evenings lows in Phoenix dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:
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Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix ©
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix

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