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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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Address: Sedona, AZ 86351
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Amazing drive

Loved the 45 minute drive along the 179. You ascend 7000 feet at least and at the top in December there were snow-capped trees, when it was boiling at the base of the drive. Love... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the 45 minute drive along the 179. You ascend 7000 feet at least and at the top in December there were snow-capped trees, when it was boiling at the base of the drive. Love this.

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Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sedona and area is full of beautiful scenery. The Red Rock byway is another beautiful drive in the area where you can see the Red Rock glow.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is my second place to God's country. The drive is one of the most awe inspiring ever. Coming from the south at 17 and 179 and seeing the courthouse and bell rock formations took my breath away.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Used to come to Sedona every year for 6-7 years but hadn't been for some time. Forgot how beautiful this drive is. Not a "spiritual" person, but could literally feel the stress leaving my body after rounding the first Red Rock sighting. Have travelled all over the world, but alwsys say that this is my happy place. I am a... More 

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Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to drive Heaven on earth, then drive this. Sedona is the most beautiful place on earth. Go explore!

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Punta Gorda, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

beautiful drive through the mountains and don't forget to fill your water jugs near the top on the west side of the road with tasty fresh mountain spring water

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very spectacular unless you have been exposed to the awesome sights futher north. Coming from the south in the afternoon, it is very red and very pretty.

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Lake Wales, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to see some unique American landscape at a reasonable pace. Stop at the Forest Service Visitor Center for helpful guidance if you don't know the area and need help on planning your ride and what to see.

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Little River
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As you travel thru the red rocks, it is an awesome experience...the road winds thru the village of Oak Creek and on to Sedona..many places to stop and get a picture

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Bloomington-Normal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You are surrounded by breathtaking views. Opportunities to pull over along the way to hike and take pictures. A must see while in the Sedona area.

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