Arizona is a unique state that should be on everyone's bucket list! A 4-day extended weekend getaway is the perfect time to explore the best of Arizona and all of its beauty.
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North America4 days / November 2019
Highs & Lows
Sedona, it's charming and must-see city!
Packing more clothes due to the fluctuation of temperature throughout the state.
Q & A
How was the food?
If you're in the mood for some authentic Mexican food, Carolina's is the place to visit! They have been serving the Phoenix area for over 50 years. If you end up visiting, be aware that it is closed on Sundays. Also make sure to try the in-house tortillas - it's a fan favourite!
What tips would you give a friend?
If you're looking to save some money on accommodations, I'd highly recommend staying in Valle while visiting the Grand Canyon. The town is about a 30 minute drive from the South Rim entrance. The hotel is around 50-60% cheaper than other accommodations in the Grand Canyon Village (around $70/night).
Depending on when and where you travel in Arizona, the temperature can vary due to the elevation. When I travelled to Phoenix in November, the days were warm and nights were cool. Remember to check the temperature in advance and pack accordingly.
Arizona is best accessible by car. I would highly suggest renting a vehicle upon arrival to get from city to city quickly and comfortably.
When booking our hotel in Sedona, we scored an awesome deal at The Diamond Resorts with agoda.com. We paid $26/night for our stay! I'd highly recommend using agoda.com when booking accommodations in Arizona.