I recently got a chance to take in Sedona Arizona. If you haven’t been to Sedona, the tranquil atmosphere, picturesque sceneries, and rejuvenating adventures will keep you coming back year after year. There is a reason people vacation here! These are the top things to do in Sedona Arizona!
Top 12 Best Things to do in Sedona Arizona
When I visited I had stayed the night at an Airbnb in Flagstaff (sign up for free with my link and get a free $40 travel credit!) then drove down 89A for the more scenic route and from there you pass many items on the list below!
Go on an off-roading adventure with Pink Jeep Tours. Expert guides show you the spectacular red rocks while taking you on a rocky adventure from wild to mild terrains.
Check out the Sedona Reservations and discover rich archeological treasures. You never know what will be dug up when you visit Sedona.
Take a stroll through Tlaquepaque arts and crafts village. Its authentically designed Mexican village takes you back through the passages of time to a place where you can stop and smell the roses.
If you want more of an indoor feel, head on over to Hillside Sedona Mall. Here you can enjoy fine dining, quaint stores, art, and so much more.
Take a walk downtown. One of the big things I loved is the shops have amazing views of the red rocks all around the town. There are art galleries, shops, food, and more all right on the main strip.
No one will forget the effects of 911. Visit the 911 memorial as a tribute to those who were affected by this tragic event.
Slide Rock State Park. Just north of Sedona is this beautiful state park we stumbled on, on our way into town. During the summer it's a great swimming hole and when the weather is a bit cooler it's a place for picnics, pictures and a bit of history.
This park is on State Route 89A and it's an Amazingly beautiful drive! Check out a bit from our drive in this video
Get a bird's eye view of what awaits you in Sedona when you visit Oak Creek Canyon. It's famous for its picturesque scenery, unique formations, and Native American artists around the path.
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Cathedral Rock is a 1-mile trail filled with wildlife and made for the natural born hikers. With beautiful views of naturally occurring red rock formations, you won’t want to forget your camera!
Chapel of the Holy Cross. This church is built into the side of the red rocks just outside Sedona. You can tour inside and the views from inside are just as amazing. This church is just a short turn off the Red Rock Scenic Drive mentioned below.
Sedona Heritage Museum. The one place to see all the history of the area. It's great to see how the area has progressed.
Red Rock Scenic Drive is one of the most beautiful drives you’ll come across in Sedona. This drive is super close to the Grand Canyon and all around super beautiful. You can’t get this close to Red Rock Country anywhere else in Arizona.
If you have been I'd love to know what your favorite things to do in Sedona Arizona were! Let me know in the comments below!