10 days in Arizona Itinerary

10 days in Arizona Itinerary

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10 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Laredo
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Hualapai Reservation
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Laredo

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.
You've now added Saguaro National Park to your itinerary. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission San Xavier del Bac, sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company, and take in the exciting artwork at Etherton Gallery.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tucson travel route planner.

Laredo to Tucson is an approximately 14-hour car ride. You can also fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Laredo to Tucson due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Laredo in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 41°F in Tucson. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Nature
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 29th (Sun), examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, then get all the equipment you need at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix day trip planning tool .

Getting from Tucson to Phoenix by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Phoenix can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sedona holiday builder app .

Getting from Phoenix to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in December, with highs in Sedona at 54°F and lows at 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Spas

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. On the 29th (Sun), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, then explore the striking landscape at Coyote Buttes, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Page trip site .

Getting from Sedona to Page by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sedona in December, expect Page to be a bit cooler, temps between 47°F and 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Coyote Buttes
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Rim Trail and then take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Page in January, with lows around 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hualapai Reservation.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
Hualapai Reservation

Hualapai Reservation
On the 4th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Skywalk at Eagle Point.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hualapai Reservation tour itinerary maker website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Hualapai Reservation by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, expect Hualapai Reservation to be a bit warmer, temps between 58°F and 31°F. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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