1. Phoenix, Arizona (1 Day/Night)
Start your Arizona Road Trip at Desert Botanical Gardens on the eastern side of Phoenix. Here you can walk nine unique trails and exhibits, which highlight a variety of cacti, succulents, wildflowers and more. You won’t believe how beautiful these gardens are!
Next, choose one of Phoenix’s popular attractions that appeal to your interests. You’ll have time for one of the following:
- – Arizona Science Center (learn more)
- – Phoenix Zoo (learn more)
- – Pueblo Grand Museum (learn more)
- – Challenger Space Center Arizona (learn more)
After a fun-filled day, head to Downtown Phoenix for dining, shopping and nightlife before getting some rest at your hotel nearby. If you’re traveling on a budget, consider getting hotel discounts on your stay in Phoenix.
2. Sedona, Arizona (1 Day/Night)
In the morning, drive about two hours north of Phoenix to the eclectic town of Sedona, Arizona. It won’t take you long to realize that Sedona is all about two things: nature and art.
You’ll want to experience nature first. If you’re not interested in hiking, but want to see the spectacular red rocks and vortexes people are raving about, then you should definitely take a scenic drive on Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). This 7.5-mile drive will help discover the unmatched beauty of Sedona.
If you’re up for an adventure, take a steep hike up Cathedral Rock Trail. You won’t be disappointed by the view!
After exploring the incredible vistas of Sedona, wind down in one of two awesome shopping and dining areas. Tlaquepaque and Downtown Sedona both offer art galleries, souvenir and crystal shops, top-rated restaurants and more.
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3. Grand Canyon, Arizona (1 Day/Night)
It’s only about two hours from Sedona to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, so you’ll have plenty of time to explore this natural wonder of the world.
Walk or drive along the South Rim and soak up the view from lookout points along the way. Stop by the visitors’ center to learn about the history of the Grand Canyon and shop for souvenirs. If you’re feeling adventurous, take a three-hour mule trip into the canyon itself.
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4. Las Vegas, Nevada (1 Day/Night)
On the last leg of your Arizona road trip, you’ll actually leave the state and drive approximately four hours to Las Vegas, Nevada. Consider stopping along the way to take a photo of the Hoover Dam. Once you arrive in Las Vegas, check into your hotel and get ready to experience the “entertainment capital of the world”!
Walk along the famous strip, ride to the top of the Eiffel Tower, watch the famous Bellagio fountain show, play slots or black jack, or see a popular Vegas show. No matter what you’re interested in, you’ll find so many fun and exciting things to do in Las Vegas. Who knows, you might even decide to elope!
After an evening in Vegas (and an awesome road trip), you’ll definitely need to rest up. Choose a hotel with a low-rate for your stay in Las Vegas.