Three Day Itinerary

If you have three days to spend here, you've got plenty of time to do several "Bucket List" things to do in Sedona, AZ. The list below contains suggestions for things to do in the morning, noon and night jamming in as many of Sedona, Arizona's best attractions and restaurants as possible. Start as early as you can manager, and stay as long as your vacation schedule can handle. We've presented choices to swap in things that align with your interests, and swap out things that don't, but all our suggestions will leave you with a 3-day itinerary that will be the envy of all your friends back home.

Day One

  • Morning Suggestions:
    • Arrive as early as possible, preferably before 8:00 am
    • Jeep tour or…
    • Self-guided driving tour or…
    • Hop-on-hop-off trolley tour or…
    • Short day hike
    • Breakfast at the Coffee Pot, Orchards Inn, or Wildflower Bread Company
  • Afternoon Suggestions:
    • Meander about Uptown Sedona
    • Lunch at Oaxaca or Cowboy Club or take a picnic out to Red Rock Crossing
    • Visit Red Rock Crossing
    • Explore West Sedona for additional shops
    • …Have a frozen yogurt at Zainey's
  • Evening Suggestions:
    • Drive up to Airport Mesa to watch the sunset
    • Dine at Hearline Cafe, Red's, Savannah's, Dahl & Diluca
    • Return to your accommodations for a good night's sleep

Day Two

  • Morning Suggestions:
    • Get up before dawn and watch the sunrise over the red rocks
    • Breakfast or Brunch at the Red Rock Cafe, El Portal, or Java Love Coffee Roasters
    • Jeep tour if you didn't on Day One or…
    • Self-guided driving tour or…
    • Short day hike
  • Afternoon Suggestions:
    • Explore Tlaquepaque, Hozho and Hillside Sedona
    • Lunch at Rene, Oak Creek Brewery, El Rincon or Secret Garden inside Tlaquepaque
    • Drive up Oak Creek Canyon
    • Play at Slide Rock State Park or…
    • …Hike at West Fork
    • Have an afternoon snack at Indian Gardens
  • Evening Suggestions:
    • Drive down Highway 179 toward the Village of Oak Creek
    • Stop off and visit the Chapel of the Holy Cross for beautiful views in the afternoon sun
    • Early dinner at Cucina Rustica or the Grille at Shadowrock at the Hilton Sedona Resort
    • Say a reluctant good-bye and head home

Day Three

  • Morning Suggestions:
    • Get up at Zero Dark Thirty and take a hot air balloon ride to watch the sunrise from a vantage point like no other and…
    • …Enjoy a commemorative Continental breakfast and champagne toast at the balloon ride's conclusion or…
    • Play a round of golf at one of three area public courses or…
    • Visit Hononki and Palatki to see some of the nation's best-preserved cliff dwellings and rock art sites
  • Afternoon Suggestions:
    • Lunch at Ken's Creekside, Picazzo's or ChocolaTree Organic
    • Tour Sedona Wine Country tasting the terroir of this perfect wine-growing landscape or…
    • …Take a helicopter tour back into the canyons to see ancient Sinaguan and Hopi ruins or…
  • Evening Suggestions:
    • Have a psychic reading, massage or spa treatment or…
    • …Drive down Highway 179 to the Village of Oak Creek to shop the outlets
    • Have dinner at one of the aforecited restaurants that you didn't get to experience
    • Say a reluctant good-bye and head home
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