11 days in Arizona Itinerary

11 days in Arizona Itinerary

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11 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Houston
Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Tucson
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Tumacacori
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Coolidge
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Houston

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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 4th (Sat): go deep underground at Asarco Mineral Discovery Center and then admire the landmark architecture of Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tucson travel route site .

Houston to Tucson is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Houston to Tucson, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 41°F in Tucson. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Outdoors Museums
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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.
You've added Hualapai Ranch, Yaki Point, Grandview Point, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, examine the collection at Yavapai Geology Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point, get great views at Lipan Point, then get great views at Grandview Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and then admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online tour planner .

Drive from Tucson to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. In January, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Tucson - with highs of 44°F and lows of 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oak Creek Canyon. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross and then explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona road trip planning site .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Nature Scenic Drive
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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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 Lees Ferry, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Lake Powell, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Powell, take in breathtaking views at Lees Ferry, explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and finally take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Navajo National Monument, then take in the dramatic natural features at Nautilus Rock, and then take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend.

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You can drive from Sedona to Page in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sedona in January, expect Page to be a bit cooler, temps between 45°F and 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tumacacori.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kanab, Navajo National Monument
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

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Tumacacori

Tumacacori
Tumacacori is an unincorporated community in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States It abuts the community of Carmen, Arizona. Tumacacori National Historical Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tumacacori National Historical Park and then identify plant and animal life at Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tumacacori trip maker site .

Drive from Page to Tumacacori in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Page in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tumacacori: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Coolidge.

Things to do in Tumacacori

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge
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Santa Cruz Chili & Spice ©
Santa Cruz Chili & Spice

2
nights
Coolidge

Coolidge ©
Coolidge is a city in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): walk around Discovery Park. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, then admire the natural beauty at Boyce Thompson Arboretum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Tan Mountain Regional Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Coolidge road trip planning website .

Drive from Tumacacori to Coolidge in 2 hours. Traveling from Tumacacori in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 42°F in Coolidge. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coolidge

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Discovery Park, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, San Tan Mountain Regional Park, Happy Adobe
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Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
San Tan Mountain Regional Park ©
San Tan Mountain Regional Park

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