Places to stay and visit in Phoenix, Sedona, Grand Canyon?

I will be visiting Arizona in a couple weeks and will be in Phoenix first, i have a hotel already downtown by the light rail, but need places to visit nearby. Then we really want to visit Sedona and the Grand Canyon but can't figure out where in the vicinity to stay. Is Flagstaff our best bet? So i need help on... show more I will be visiting Arizona in a couple weeks and will be in Phoenix first, i have a hotel already downtown by the light rail, but need places to visit nearby. Then we really want to visit Sedona and the Grand Canyon but can't figure out where in the vicinity to stay. Is Flagstaff our best bet? So i need help on what town and where to stay, and what to go see/do. Thanks to everyone in advance:)
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