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

 

1. Cozy Cactus Bed & Breakfast

Why stay at the Cozy Cactus? Mark, the “Muffin Czar” of course. Well, and the billion $ view (a
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80 Canyon Circle Drive
Sedona, AZ 86351
9282840082
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2. 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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3. CARRIE KONYHA

Clairvoyant Psychic | Soul Coach | Master Tarot Reader | Spiritual Guide/Teacher | Shamanic Thera

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333 N State Rte 89A #17
Sedona, AZ 86336
(480) 748-1671
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4. 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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5. Alma De Sedona Inn Bed & Breakfast

This Sedona lodging choice is AAA rated 4-Diamond and recommended by Fodors. You'll experience the w
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50 Hozoni Drive
Sedona, AZ 86336
8009232282
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6. Sedona Real Inn & Suites

Our family-owned and operated inn feels different from other Sedona hotels because it is. When you'r
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95 Arroyo Pinon Dr
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282821414
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7. 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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8. 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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Sedona
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9. 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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10. El Portal Sedona

El Portal Sedona Hotel is dedicated to providing an extraordinary lodging experience for guests a

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95 Portal Ln
Sedona, AZ 86336
8003130017
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11. Hilton Sedona At Bell Rock

A magical location, stunning landscape with sweeping vistas: Hilton Sedona at Bell Rock is your idea
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90 Ridge Trail Dr
Sedona, AZ 86351
9282844040
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12. Sky Ranch Lodge

Enjoy our Sedona views extending up to 75 miles in all directions. Sedona sunrises and sunsets fill
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1105 Airport Rd
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282826400
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13. 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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14. 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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15. Junipine Resort

Junipine Resort is the perfect location for small business meetings or a family vacation. Our seclud
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8352 W Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282823375
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16. Briar Patch Inn

The Briar Patch Inn features 19 cabins situated on 9 lush acres in Oak Creek Canyon, just 3 miles no
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3190 W Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282822342
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17. Butterfly Garden Inn

The Butterfly Garden Inn, formerly Don Hoel's cabins, is the perfect destination for individuals, fa
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9440 N State Rte 89a
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282037633
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18. Best Western PLUS Inn Of Sedona

Save on your accommodations by booking the one of our money-saving vacation packages. Packages inclu
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1200 W Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282823072
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19. GreenTree Inn Sedona

GreenTree Inn Sedona is located just minutes from downtown, just off State Route 89A. Our beautifull
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2991 AZ-89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
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20. Canyon Wren Cabins For Two

Nestled in Oak Creek Canyon, below soaring red rock canyon walls, tall pines and sycamores! Our roma
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6425 State Highway 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282826900
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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. Canyon Villa Bed & Breakfast Inn Of Sedona

Enjoy bedside views of the Red Rocks of Sedona by Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte. Sedona bed and bre
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40 Canyon Cir Dr
Sedona, AZ 86351
8004531166
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23. 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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24. 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
1-800-514-0884
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25. Adobe Grand Villas

Luxurious AAA 4 Diamond Sedona, Arizona bed and breakfast with 850 + sq ft villas, red rock views, t
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35 Hozoni Dr
Sedona, AZ 86336
9282037616
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26. Southwest Inn At Sedona

The Southwest Inn at Sedona, Arizona offers casual lodging with upscale amenities found in many S

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3250 AZ-89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
(928) 282-3344
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