Sedona for Active Seniors

Time is the most valued asset of active seniors. You take the time to relax, enjoy and experience the joys of life’s adventures that the work-a-day crowd simply does not have time for. A perfect setting for active seniors, Sedona is surrounded by majestic red rocks and is hailed as one of the most beautiful places to visit in America.

There are over one hundred hiking trails in Sedona, from moderate to strenuous trails for the more experienced hiker; in short, Sedona offers hiking for everyone. Along Oak Creek there are pathways and venues for quite meditative moments or sharing a beautiful stroll with a hiking companion. High desert flora and fauna provide excellent photographic opportunities, especially in the remote canyons and vistas overlooking Sedona and the Verde Valley.

There are so many things to see and do for active seniors visiting Sedona. Jeep tours are at the top of almost everyone’s list because they offer a range of Jeep tour experiences from relatively tranquil to exciting four-wheeled rough rides; they’re a great way to see Sedona up close and personal. Did you know there were over fifty great American western movies filmed in the greater Sedona area, many starring John Wayne? His most noteworthy feature film was “Broken Arrow” and a Jeep tour to the films primary location is a fun-filled experience.

Are you a really active senior and an early riser? You may opt for a hot air balloon ride for a bird’s eye view of Sedona’s red rocks. At the apex of your hot air balloon adventure, the vistas span the distance from Flagstaff to Jerome and beyond. A Sedona sunrise from those heights is awe-inspiring and unforgettable.

Take the time to avail yourself to free concierge services offered at most Sedona hotels and resorts to enhance your stay and assist with planning your daily activities to make the most of your visit to Sedona. No matter which choices you make, be sure to bring plenty of water – about a gallon per person per day – sunscreen, a map and cell phone. Also, it is wise to let someone know where you intend to venture.

There are several local attractions that are excellent day trips from Sedona, including Arizona’s premiere attraction, the Grand Canyon, just two hours away along with a ride on historic route 66 in Williams on your return trip. From your hub in Sedona, there are train rides taking you to remote canyons, a wild life preserve and a nearby casino for your entertainment.

Taste-tempting treasures can be found among the variety of Sedona restaurants featuring world-class cuisines sure to please the most discriminating diner. Sedona has something for everyone and with time on your side, we at know that active seniors will appreciate the Sedona experience and return often.


1. Sedona Day Hikes & Sunset Hikes

Take a fall hike with us! A few things about how we operate: 1) first all of our day hikes are private; we do not combine groups. That allow...  More
  • 431 AZ-179
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336

2. Out Of Africa Wildlife Park

Come see Tiger Splash show at 1:15 every day. Watch Bengal tigers in natural play as they "hunt" their caretakers. Open Daily 9:30 a.m.-5:00...  More
  • (928) 567-2840
  • 3505 Highway 260
  • Camp Verde, AZ
  • 86322
  • $14.95 - $29.95

3. 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 wond...  More
  • (928) 284-0040
  • 105 Canyon Diablo Road
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86351
  • $200.00 - $200.00

4. Arizona Outdoor Adventures

Drive our ATVs on a guided 40 mile off-road adventure through the West Sedona Valley. Bring your camera - you'll be awestruck by the 800...  More
  • (928) 282-8540
  • 1185 West Highway 89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $130.00 - $142.00

5. Sedona Hiking App

Take a Hike! The Sedona Hiking App currently has over 100 trails, three hundred and sixty miles of trail documented and available in the ...  More

  • Sedona
  • AZ, US
  • 86336

6. Red Rock Treks Sedona Hiking & Tours

Journey with us to the most unforgettably beautiful landscapes in all of Arizona. Red Rock Treks offers private hiking, scenic, and vorte...  More

  • (928) 707-9477
  • Sedona
  • AZ 86336, US

7. Sedona Wine Adventures

We offer 4 very popular Sedona wine tasting tours along the Verde Valley Wine Trail. We visit the Page Springs vineyards & historic Jerom...  More

  • (928) 366-8476
  • PO Box 401
  • AZ, US
  • $190.00 - $235.00

8. Sedona Scenic Tour From Viator

Book this tour with Viator. This is a perfect tour to take when you first arrive in Sedona. On this 2 1/2 hour tour, you will learn about th...  More
  • (888) 651-9785
  • Sedona
  • AZ, US
  • $72.00 - $72.00

9. 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 ...  More

  • (928) 567-9947
  • 3505 Highway 260
  • Camp Verde, AZ
  • 86322

10. Sedona Photo Workshops

Sedona Photo Workshops

Take your photography to a whole new level with personal instruction from one of Arizona's best Fine Art Ph...  More

  • (928) 274-4308
  • Sedona
  • AZ, US
  • $50.00 - $150.00

11. Pink Jeep Tours Sedona’s Most Popular Tour

Hang on tight for a fun-filled adventure that leads you on and over the red rocks in a cutting edge Jeep Wrangler, while the magnificent can...  More
  • (800) 873-3662
  • 204 AZ-89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $59.00 - $198.00

12. Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course

Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course is an elevated obstacle course set in the tall Ponderosa Pines. It is securely suspended between the t...  More

  • (888) 259-0125
  • Fort Tuthill County Park
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

13. Sedona Trail Zen

Sedona Trail Zen makes adventure accessible for everyone! Our guided hiking excursions take you to our favorite spots in Sedona on foot or ...  More
  • (928) 284-2654
  • 6020 AZ-179
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86351
  • $44.00 - $119.00

14. Grand Canyon Day Tour

Voted on Trip Advisor as the most popular Grand Canyon day tour. This is the best way to enjoy the Grand Canyon without doing any strenuous ...  More
  • (800) 514-0884
  • 1515 North Main Street
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86004
  • $119.00 - $139.00

15. Half-Day Polaris Slingshot Rental from Sedona

Sedona slingshot rentals is a new an exhilarating way to see the sights all around Sedona. Explore vortex sites, major rock formation trail ...  More
  • Sedona
  • AZ 86336, US
  • $350.00 - $400.00

16. Sedona Arts Center

Sedona Arts Center is a rich legacy of the founders' vision. As one of Northern Arizona's oldest 501(c) 3 nonprofit organizations it continu...  More
  • (928) 282-3809
  • 15 Art Barn Rd
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336


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