SEDONA, AZ

Grand Canyon from Sedona

Consider making a detour stop in Sedona if you're driving to the Grand Canyon from Phoenix or Scottsdale. Sedona, Arizona was was named "The Most Beautiful Place in America" in USA Weekend's Annual Travel Report and is a mecca for artists, film-makers, energy healers, UFO enthusiasts… In other words, Sedona is as interesting as it is breathtakingly beautiful. The things you might want to experience while in Sedona are shopping, hiking, energy work, raw cuisine, art galleries and outdoor adventure tours. Sedona area tours can range from guided yoga hikes to hot air balloon rides with champagne picnics. Explore Native American ruins by day and treat yourself to a luxurious resort by night.

We recommend staying a night or two in Sedona first, then taking a day or overnight tour from Sedona to the Grand Canyon. Sedona-Grand Canyon tours are usually van tours that drive visitors through some of Arizona's most scenic country, spending a full-day exploring the South Rim and the 2-hour route to and fro. Another option is to book a helicopter tour from Sedona, or better yet, a combination of a van tour to the South Rim, and a helicopter over the Canyon upon arrival.

Some may choose to stay overnight at the Rim, but don't underestimate the value of "bookending" your trip with nights in Sedona. With a Sedona-Grand Canyon vacation, you'll enjoy the best of both destinations, and be able to fully explore all that northern Arizona has to offer.

HOTELS & THINGS TO DO IN SEDONA

Sedona Real Inn & Suites - South Rim
Sedona Real Inn & Suites - South Rim
Our family-owned and operated inn feels different from other Sedona hotels because it is. When you're here, you'll experience the comfort and convenience that you're used to in your own home. With our very own pet-friendly park, sparkling pool, and fitness center, many of our guests enjoy
Our family-owned and operated inn feels different from other Sedona hotels because it is. When you're here, you'll experience the comfort and convenience that you're used to in your own home. With our very own pet-friendly park, sparkling pool, and fitness center, many of our guests enjoy spending part of their Sedona vacation relaxing with us. With a country inn atmosphere, and bed and breakfast feel, each of the 42 traditional rooms and 47 spacious suites offer comfortable accommodations. All our rooms include complimentary WiFi and a hot breakfast bar to get your day started! Your four-legged family members will love our grassy outside play area with a barbecue and fire-pit. The concierge is on-site daily to share the best things to do in Sedona.
9.1
134 reviews
Oak Creek Terrace Resort - South Rim
Oak Creek Terrace Resort - South Rim
Escape to Oak Creek Canyon among the red rocks and tranquility of Oak Creek. We are the perfect couple's getaway with in-room fireplaces and jetted Jacuzzis. Made to order for honeymoons and anniversaries, this Sedona, Arizona resort also offers great family fun by the creek in double hamm
Escape to Oak Creek Canyon among the red rocks and tranquility of Oak Creek. We are the perfect couple's getaway with in-room fireplaces and jetted Jacuzzis. Made to order for honeymoons and anniversaries, this Sedona, Arizona resort also offers great family fun by the creek in double hammocks, swings, barbecues, and picnic areas. Cadaybins, bungalows, and family units available. Come stay with us!
8.6
278 reviews
Predator Zip Lines
Predator Zip Lines

Experience the wind ripping through your hair on a thrill ride over nature's wildest predators. Enjoy the adventure of a lifetime on a world-class zip line over Out of Africa Wildlife Park in Camp Verde Arizona! We are conveniently located less than 20 miles from Sedona, in the heart of

Experience the wind ripping through your hair on a thrill ride over nature's wildest predators. Enjoy the adventure of a lifetime on a world-class zip line over Out of Africa Wildlife Park in Camp Verde Arizona! We are conveniently located less than 20 miles from Sedona, in the heart of Northern Arizona's wine country, just minutes from tasting rooms and vineyards. From the top of the towers, you can see majestic red rocks, the San Francisco peaks, and the whole breathtaking Verde Valley including Cottonwood, Clarkdale and Jerome. Come join us for a Zip Line adventure that you'll never forget! Ride the most exciting zip line ever devised, over Out of Africa and soar over Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Hyenas, Bears, Jaguars and other natural predators!

Canyon Villa Bed & Breakfast Inn Of Sedona - South Rim
Canyon Villa Bed & Breakfast Inn Of Sedona - South Rim
Enjoy bedside views of the Red Rocks of Sedona by Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte. Sedona bed and breakfast fare includes full gourmet breakfasts, an afternoon appetizer hour, and evening coffee, teas, and dessert. Bask by the solar pool on warm summer days, and stargaze clear evening skies
Enjoy bedside views of the Red Rocks of Sedona by Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte. Sedona bed and breakfast fare includes full gourmet breakfasts, an afternoon appetizer hour, and evening coffee, teas, and dessert. Bask by the solar pool on warm summer days, and stargaze clear evening skies by an outdoor fire as the weather gets cooler.
9.7
71 reviews
Red Rock Balloons
Red Rock Balloons
Come fly the Red Rocks! Take an "Aerial Nature Walk" which is a truly magical feeling of soaring gently with the wind. Sedona\'s natural wonders and wildlife sightings will delight you. After your sunrise flight, relax at a traditional champagne picnic with a continental breakfast. Free vi
Come fly the Red Rocks! Take an "Aerial Nature Walk" which is a truly magical feeling of soaring gently with the wind. Sedona\'s natural wonders and wildlife sightings will delight you. After your sunrise flight, relax at a traditional champagne picnic with a continental breakfast. Free video. Perfect flying record.

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