Day Trips from Sedona

Sedona is just miles away from some of Arizona's most beloved towns, attractions and areas of interest. Explore the highest mountain reaching nearly 13,000 ft in elevation; the one and only Grand Canyon; a wild west, art ghost town precariously looming on the side of a old mining cliff; or the Verde Valley, wine country of the Southwest; Sedona is in no shortage of fantastic day trips.

Flagstaff, AZ

Flagstaff is Arizona's cool country in every sense. Not only is the temperature is typically 30°F cooler than Phoenix and about 15°F cooler than Sedona; but the outdoor, mountain lifestyle is in full effect here. The city sits at an elevation is 7,000 feet and features a ski resort, hundreds of miles of single track mountain biking trails, hiking trails and some of the best rock climbing in the Southwest. Flagstaff is home of Northern Arizona University and is also considered to be the Gateway City to the Grand Canyon, which in combination keeps the demographic of Flagstaff young, diverse, progressive and vibrant. Flagstaff is just 27 miles north of Sedona on 89A (possibly one of the most visually stunning scenic drives in Arizona) and features a geographic view Mt. Humphreys, a 12,633 ft extinct volcano that is surrounded by Ponderosa Pine trees that famously give off a vanilla aroma during the spring and summer seasons. Locals joke that Flagstaff is a "drinking town with a mountain problem." Craft beer, mindful food options, and outdoor adventure is their way of life. Even though this is a day trip, you may want to consider staying the night in one of the Flagstaff hotels so you can enjoy their vibrant nightlife.
Flagstaff Arizona

Jerome, AZ

Precariously perched on the face of an old mining site, the town of Jerome promises to be unlike any town you have ever been to. Jerome is known for being a ghost town that is now chalk full of artists, bikers, and well, ghosts! From haunted hotel tours to wine tours, Jerome has character that cannot be defined easily. Next to one of Route 89A's most famous biker bars, the Spirit Room, is Caduceus Cellars' wine tasting room, owned by the band Tool's front man, Maynard Keenan. The Grand Hotel sits at the top of the hill still operates as a hotels while while offering multiple ghost tours throughout the day.

The town is very small and can certainly be experienced in a day, but be prepared to park your car and explore by foot. As mentioned before, the Jerome is on the face of a mountain as opposed to the top of one, which means the town is built vertically and is connected by a single road with switchbacks and stairways. Just go visit it. You'll see what we mean when you get there.

Jerome Arizona

Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World is just a two hour drive from Sedona. Many people prefer to take a helicopter ride, guided shuttle tour or even a fun jeep tour to the Grand Canyon from Sedona, but you can also just drive yourself. It's an easy day trip to one of the most awe inspiring sites on this planet. In fact, you probably shouldn't miss it if you haven't been there already. It is common for visitors to just spend a few hours at the Grand Canyon unless you are hiking or river rafting down the Colorado River. Three to six hours is plenty of time to park at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, walk the rim trail and even get to different view points on the free hop-on hop-off shuttle bus. There are free Ranger Talks throughout the day and more stunning photo opportunities than you'll know what to do with. This is the #1 Day Trip Recommendation for anyone visiting northern Arizona. For a really good day, plan on grabbing brunch or dinner in Flagstaff on your way to or back from the Grand Canyon. You can also check out some of our recommended Grand Canyon tours.
Grand Canyon National Park

Verde Valley

Verde Valley might be one of Arizona's best kept secrets. Just 10 miles from Sedona starts the heart of northern Arizona's Wine Country, touting 17 unique wineries. Wine tours and tastings are a daily occurrence on what is known as the Verde Valley Wine Trail. You can visit many of these on your own, on a guided tour, even by kayak!

Verde Valley is also home to some fantastic horseback riding trails, fishing and some good ol' Southwest cowboy culture. This area is far less touristy than Jerome, Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon. So if you're looking for something a little more low-key, Verde Valley is a fun place to explore that still has a lot of discovering to be done.

Verde Valley, Arizona

 

1. Sedona Wine Adventures

We offer 4 very popular Sedona wine tasting tours along the Verde Valley Wine Trail. We visit the

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Sedona
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2. A Day In The West

Sedona's oldest continually owned family tour business (since 1949) offers a wide variety of tours,
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252 West Highway 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282824320
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3. Soldier Pass Trail From Sedona

Travel by Jeep through Sedona's rugged countryside toward Soldiers Pass for expansive landscape view
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Sedona
AZ
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4. Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Bend

Spend a day visiting two of the most iconic landscapes in the American Southwest- Antelope Canyon

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400 S Malpais Ln
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
1-800-514-0884
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5. Wildland Trekking

Go on an epic journey in Sedona or to the Grand Canyon! Services include 1 to 8 day hiking adventure
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4025 East Huntington Drive
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
8007154453
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6. Sedona UFO & Vortex Tours

"Voted BEST 1 day experience in Sedona. Let me show you the true POWER of SEDONA! Sedona is not

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2155 AZ-89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
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7. Great West Adventure Tours

The Sedona and Grand Canyon Specialists! Enjoy the scenic views of Sedona on our Sedona tours and le
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Sedona
AZ
8773672383
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8. Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course

Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course is an elevated obstacle course set in the tall Ponderosa Pines

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Fort Tuthill County Park
Fort Tuthill-Palmer Bypass, Flagstaff, AZ 86005
(888) 259-0125
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9. Predator Zip Lines

Experience the wind ripping through your hair on a thrill ride over nature’s wildest predators.

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3505 Highway 260
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
9285679947
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10. A Spa For You Sedona Day Spa

A Spa for You, Sedona's premiere Boutique Day Spa offers completely individualized signature spa tre
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30 Kayenta Court #1
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282823895
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11. Blazin' M Ranch

Blazin' M Ranch features a BBQ chicken and ribs chuckwagon supper and a toe-tappin Western stage pro
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1875 Mabery Ranch Road
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
9286340334
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12. Out Of Africa Wildlife Park

Come see Tiger Splash show at 1:15 every day. Watch Bengal tigers in natural play as they "hunt" the
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3505 Highway 260
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
9285672840
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13. Sedona Jeep & Wine Tasting Combo Tour

If you have a flair for great wine and fun, then this is the tour for you. Start off by tasting 5 ex
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AZ 86336
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14. Maverick Airlines Fly To The Grand Canyon

Fly to the Grand Canyon and enjoy our air or land tours through one of the Seven Wonders of the Worl
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1620 Jet Stream Drive
Henderson, NV 89052
8009623869
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15. Arizona Outdoor Adventures

Drive our ATVs on a guided 40 mile off-road adventure through the West Sedona Valley. Bring your cam
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1185 West Highway 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282828540
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16. 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
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8886519785
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17. 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
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204 AZ-89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
(800) 873-3662
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18. Sedona Red Rock Tours

Experience the extraordinary beauty and power of Sedona with a first-hand experience of a private

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19. Red Rock Treks Sedona Hiking & Tours

Journey with us to the most unforgettably beautiful landscapes in all of Arizona. Red Rock Treks

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Sedona
AZ 86336
(928) 707-9477
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20. Maverick Helicopter Tours

Maverick Helicopters provides helicopter tours to the Grand Canyon. Maverick brings VIP and first-c
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6075 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89119
8882614414
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21. Sedona Trail Zen

Sedona Trail Zen makes adventure accessible for everyone! Our guided hiking excursions take you to
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6020 AZ-179
Sedona, AZ 86351
(928) 284-2654
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22. Canyons & Cowboys From Sedona

Go deep into the world of canyons and cowboys on a 2-hour off-road tour from Sedona, and experience
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23. Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters

World's Largest and Most Experienced Helicopter Sightseeing Company! Daily multilingual tours of Gra
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Sedona Airport
235 Air Terminal Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336
7027367243
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24. SEDONA WINE & BEER TOURS BY SEDONA DELIVERS, LLC

Experience the best wines Arizona offers with our private, customized, wine tours. Learn about uniqu
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Sedona
AZ 86336
(928) 963-1866
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25. SpiritQuest Vortex Tours

SPECIAL OFFER! Save 15% on a Retreat or Day Package Sessions with SpiritQuest Sedona Retreats! C

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75 Kallof Pl #102
Sedona, AZ 86336
(928) 282-2509
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26. Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village

Your unforgettable Sedona experience must include spending time at internationally renowned Tlaquepa
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336 Highway 179
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282824838
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27. Sedona Crystal Vortex

A unique place to connect with the beauty of the earth.

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270 N State Rte 89A #1
Sedona, AZ 86336
928 282 3543
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28. Sedona Hiking App

Take a Hike! The Sedona Hiking App currently has over 100 trails, three hundred and sixty miles o

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29. 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 priva
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431 AZ-179
Sedona, AZ 86336
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30. Grand Canyon Railway

Visit the official website for Grand Canyon Railway. Book your reservation online for a train tour o
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233 North Grand Canyon Boulevard
Kaibab National Forest, Williams, AZ 86046
3038438724
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31. Grand Canyon South Rim Day Trip From Sedona From Viator

You get to choose how you see the Grand Canyon South Rim on this breathtaking tour from Sedona. Perh
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8886519785
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32. Red Rock Balloons

Come fly the Red Rocks! Take an "Aerial Nature Walk" which is a truly magical feeling of soaring gen
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105 Canyon Diablo Road
Sedona, AZ 86351
9282840040
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33. Sound Bites Grill

Sound Bites Grill in Sedona Arizona offers world class entertainment along with some of the best and
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101 N State Rte 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
928-282-2713
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34. Sedona Helicopter Tour: Mountains and Ancient Sights

Take in aerial views of Sedona's mountains and ancient sites on a 25-minute helicopter tour that

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35. Grand Canyon Day Tour

Voted on Trip Advisor as the most popular Grand Canyon day tour. This is the best way to enjoy th

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400 S Malpais Ln
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
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36. Sedona Helicopter Tour: Iconic Formations of Red Rock Country

Explore Sedona’s iconic red rock formations on a 35-minute helicopter tour, and enjoy aerial vi

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AZ 86336
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37. Wild West Tour by Helicopter from Sedona

This 50-minute helicopter tour over the Greater Sedona Area is dream flight for photographers. Th

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AZ 86336
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38. Private Grand Canyon Tour, Ancient Ruins & Lava Field

Our most diverse Grand Canyon tour, the "Complete". This tour combines a remarkable 1500 year old Si
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Grand Canyon Village
AZ 86023
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39. Sedona Day Tour From Flagstaff

Spend your day exploring Sedona Red Rocks on our Sedona Day Tour. Your professional Sedona Guide wil
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400 S Malpais Ln
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
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40. Sedona Vortex Retreats

When you're ready to transform your life with Sedona's vortex energy while experiencing the best

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267 Coffee Pot Dr
Sedona, AZ 86336
928-282-0993
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41. Half-Day Polaris Slingshot Rental from Sedona

Sedona slingshot rentals is a new an exhilarating way to see the sights all around Sedona. Explore v
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AZ 86336
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42. Haunted History Ghost Walk in Jerome AZ

Hear the spooky stories behind the Wickedest Town in the West on this guided ghost and historical to
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Jerome
AZ 86331
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43. Drive The Original Sedona Vortex Tour

Sedona is known for its powerful spiritual energy. It is most concentrated in the area´s vortex spo
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Sedona
AZ 86336
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44. Seven Canyons Sedona

Completely surrounded by 100,000 acres of the Coconino National Forest, Seven Canyons is a truly uni
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Golf Club Way
Sedona, AZ 86336
8663678844
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45. Oak Creek Country Club

Nestled in the famous Red Rocks of Sedona, the Oakcreek Country Club is Sedona's original champi
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690 Bell Rock Boulevard
Sedona, AZ 86351
8887039489
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46. Small-Group Main St Ghost Adventure in Jerome

When visiting Jerome you might get a visit you don't expect. Join a shared, 1.5 hour guided walking
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Jerome
AZ 86331
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47. Sedona Vortex Tour

Explore the magic and mysticism of natural vortexes on this 2.5-hour small-group tour departing from
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Sedona
AZ 86336
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48. Mining Days Shuttle Tour in Jerome Arizona

Experience historic Jerome, the "Wickedest Town in the West" on this 2-hour shuttle and walking tour
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Jerome
AZ 86331
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49. Sedona, Jerome & Montezuma Castle Tour

Across Arizona Tours offers a perfect day trip to the beautiful Red Rock country of northern Arizona
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Paradise Valley Horizon
Phoenix, AZ
8885331813
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50. Mystical Bazaar

Aura Photography, Psychic, Tarot & Palmistry Readings, Angel Card Readings, Healing Sessions, Mystic
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3056 W State Rte 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282045615
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51. Sedona Arts Center

Sedona Arts Center is a rich legacy of the founders' vision. As one of Northern Arizona's oldest 501
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15 Art Barn Rd
Sedona, AZ 86336
928-282-3809
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52. Uptown Massage

Sedona massage therapist, Diana DeMayo, offers a variety of treatments ranging from deep tissue, hot
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452 Jordan Road
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282740091
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53. Jeep and Helicopter Combo Tour of Sedona Red Rocks

A combination 4x4 and helicopter tour of the Sedona Red Rocks let you see the most spectacular vi

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Sedona
AZ 86336
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