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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

Sedona, AZ 86351
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Beautiful drive

We had a great time driving down through this area. The red rocks are gorgeous and the trails were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Megan D
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Heaven with Friends

Wife & I & Friends took this tour of the magnificent red mountain formations near beautiful Sedona... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mike D
Hebron, Kentucky
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“beautiful drive” (275 reviews)
“red rock” (251 reviews)
“pull offs” (70 reviews)
Sedona, AZ 86351
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time driving down through this area. The red rocks are gorgeous and the trails were a lot of fun for the kids!

Thank Megan D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wife & I & Friends took this tour of the magnificent red mountain formations near beautiful Sedona. Highly recommended. We'll be back tomorrow for some more exploring.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were a bit surprised on how short the drive was, but we stopped at all the viewing areas and did enjoy our time. You get about as close to the rocks as you can while staying on paved roads. We went back a couple...More

Thank bubbabingo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Spectacular views as you begin your entrance to Sedona area. You'll pass the Village of Oak Creek before entering Sedona.

Thank the5kdude
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The highlight of this short drive were the unusual rock formations; and with the drive up to, then walking to, the Chapel of the Holy Cross! Very impressive and inspirational! Glad we took the time!

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The byway is short and offers many trails for people to hike off of, but if you are not a hiker you will still be able to see the amazing Red Rock scenery Sedona offers!

Thank Emily J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely, loopy road. We did it several times. One can spend as much or little time as you like on it ... but your going to want to spend more than a little!

Thank Mickey K
Reviewed 1 week ago

we drove all around and then stopped at a few places we wanted to hike at. it was a great time. We loved it.

Thank Dana W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This scenic view from your car is a must.. its so beautiful you are apt to do the drive more than once!

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not only the scenic route to the Chapel and Bell Mountain but at the time of writing SR 89A between Sedona and Flagstaff is a mess, with the northern 25 miles basically a dirt track thanks to construction, so regardless of what your...More

4  Thank jmeem42016
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matthew s
24 July 2017|
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Response from PlannerTN | Reviewed this property |
For sure. It's a well paved highway and very well maintained. Take the roundabouts slow through. They might be a tad tight.
25 May 2017|
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Response from Tina H | Reviewed this property |
it starts off of !-17 - its not a long byway but a very nice drive.
3 April 2017|
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Response from cm_woods | Reviewed this property |
A couple of hours should do it ! Enjoy & have fun...