Long WeekendFly into Phoenix (or Flagstaff) and head out to explore the phenomenal Red Rock Country of Sedona for a day or two, before continuing north to ogle and hike the majestic Grand Canyon, basing your stay at a South Rim lodge.
One WeekFly into Phoenix and incorporate a 2- or 3-night stay in Scottsdale into the itinerary above (with visits to Sedona and the Grand Canyon), bedding down at on of the upscale resorts and indulging in the area’s first-rate spas, golf courses, restaurants, and nightlife.
Two WeeksTouch down in Tucson and factor in 2 days exploring Tucson and Tombstone, 3 days in the Phoenix area, 2 days in Sedona, 2 days at the Grand Canyon, and 1 each taking in the attractions near Route 66 and the Navajo Nation. Fly home via Flagstaff or Phoenix.
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