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 Sedona.net know that active seniors will appreciate the Sedona experience and return often.
1. Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course
Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course is an elevated obstacle course set in the tall Ponderosa Pines
2. Arizona Outdoor Adventures
3. Predator Zip Lines
Experience the wind ripping through your hair on a thrill ride over nature’s wildest predators.
4. Sedona Day Hikes & Sunset Hikes
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6. Sedona Hiking App
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7. Out Of Africa Wildlife Park
8. Red Rock Balloons
9. Sedona Scenic Tour From Viator
10. Pink Jeep Tours Sedona's Most Popular Tour
11. Sedona Trail Zen
12. Grand Canyon Day Tour
Voted on Trip Advisor as the most popular Grand Canyon day tour. This is the best way to enjoy th
13. Half-Day Polaris Slingshot Rental from Sedona
14. Sedona Arts Center
DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO SEDONA
Getting to Sedona is the first step. Driving is the most popular and practical way to get here.
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SEDONA GOLF MAP
There are 4 golf courses, public and private, in Sedona and seven more within 20—40 minutes.
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THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT HOT AIR BALLOONING
This early-morning adventure is best for your second or third day in Sedona. Find out what to expect, wear and do. Get More Balloon Trip Tips »
YOUR ROMANTIC SEDONA GETAWAY
Stay at a luxury resort spa with fine amenities or at a well-appointed B&B near the creek. Enjoy a couple's massage followed by a romantic dinner. See Romantic Getaways »