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What an awesome drive along this route!!!

This is so breathtaking and it is like you entered another world!!!! It is such a beautiful view... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kathi B
Elkhorn, Wisconsin

We took the scenic byway on our way into town. What a great welcome into Sedona! I’ve heard it can... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
League City, Texas
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8375 Az-179, Red Rock Visitor Center and Ranger Station, Sedona, AZ 86351
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is so breathtaking and it is like you entered another world!!!! It is such a beautiful view, you don't know where to look!!! I'm sure we missed something, but there is so much to see!!! You have to visit Sedona if you are in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the scenic byway on our way into town. What a great welcome into Sedona! I’ve heard it can get quite busy but it’s worth it.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely gorgeous views of these red rocks... beautiful landscape that took millions of years to form creating these lovely designs of variegated sandstone that we see today. Amazing! There are spots along the way where you can stop and get some pictures and even do...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dynamic14
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really doesn't get prettier than this. One thing to note: you'll see signs for 'visitor center' but make sure you stop at the official AZ centers. Some are selling adventures (river trips, guided tours, etc) and that's fine if that's what you were looking for....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank C J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Driving this route is one of the best ways to enjoy the scenic vistas of Sedona. Drive around and enjoy a new view at every turn. I do wish there were more pull-offs for photo ops though.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views on the road. Take your time and take turns driving so everyone can see the views. Time of day and weather conditions continually change the v it we and make this drive worthwhile.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mahimike
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cloudy and raining but still beautiful. So many round-abouts seemed like we would never get to the end, but it shelley12153 give us a chance for a few pictures.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 570shelleyt
Reviewed 1 week ago

If heading to the Grand Canyon from Phoenix take this detour through the Sedona area. It is super picturesque. It is a valley with red sandstone formations all around you. Some of the hiking trails are located just off the highway too.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Reviewer2018a
Reviewed 1 week ago

I drove from the Grand Canyon National Park South Rim to Sedona in February, 2019. Because the weather was bad, I decided to drive south on I-17 to exit 298 and then on to the Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) going north to Sedona....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank blairkk25
Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we missed our turn. Lots of vistas to turn off and enjoy the view. Great opportunity to take in the beauty of Sedona from the roadway.

Date of experience: February 2019
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23 June 2018|
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Response from NoFranchisesAllowed | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to wait until sunset to enjoy the views, but it is very pretty around sunset. It is a tranquil drive no matter the time of day. If youre staying in the area for an overnight, and your schedule allows, drive... More
25 May 2018|
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Response from 63Kathyd | Reviewed this property |
we went to M Diamond Ranch. they have horseback riding and a cookout. We did both and loved it. The horseback ride was fantastic, it takes you through a real working ranch with beautiful views. It is south of Sedona about 15... More
16 May 2018|
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Response from Rosetta0229 | Reviewed this property |
My favorite place in Sedona is on Airport road, Sky Ranch Lodge. drive north on I-17 Get off on route 179 exit 298 follow into downtown Sedona and turn left on 89A and follow to Airport Road on the left. Take airport... More