6 days in Arizona Itinerary

6 days in Arizona Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Phoenix
— Few hours
2
Scottsdale
— 1 night
3
Fort McDowell
— Few hours
4
Sedona
— 1 night
5
Flagstaff
— Few hours
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights

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Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix planning app.

New York City to Phoenix is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Phoenix. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from New York City in March; daily highs in Phoenix reach 82°F and lows reach 57°F. On the 18th (Wed), you'll travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at McDowell Sonoran Preserve and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Scottsdale day trip app.

Scottsdale is very close to Phoenix. In March, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fort McDowell.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Off-Road Tours

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Fort McDowell

Fort McDowell
To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort McDowell trip planner.

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Fort McDowell takes an hour. In March in Fort McDowell, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 56°F at night. You will leave for Sedona on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Fort McDowell

Outdoors · Golf · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 20:

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Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see Off-Road Tours and then delve into the mystery of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona tour website.

You can drive from Fort McDowell to Sedona in 2.5 hours. In March, Sedona is little chillier than Fort McDowell - with highs of 67°F and lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 20th (Fri), stop by Olive the Best Oils and Vinegars of Flagstaff.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Flagstaff trip planning website.

You can drive from Sedona to Flagstaff in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Sedona in March, you will find days in Flagstaff are slightly colder (56°F), and nights are much colder (25°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Shopping
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Olive the Best Oils and Vinegars of Flagstaff ©

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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.
On the 21st (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then hike along Tonto Trail, and finally trek along South Kaibab Trail. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Bright Angel Trail, then stop by Lookout Studio, and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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