8 days in Arizona Itinerary

8 days in Arizona Itinerary

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8 days in Arizona Itinerary

Atlanta
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Page
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Sedona
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h
Scottsdale
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Atlanta

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day
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 31st (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon and then take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Page trip itinerary maker .

Atlanta to Page is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Page when traveling from Atlanta in March, with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

4
days
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, and head outdoors with Shoshone Point.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in April, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (61°F), and nights are colder (26°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

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Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
days
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sedona journey planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Sedona hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Scottsdale.

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Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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hours
Scottsdale

Scottsdale
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Scottsdale travel route planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to Scottsdale in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Sedona in April, things will get a bit warmer in Scottsdale: highs are around 87°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Desert Botanical Garden
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Desert Botanical Garden
Desert Botanical Garden

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