Tours in Sedona
Where Is Sedona?
Sedona is located 120 miles north of Phoenix in Arizona's central mountains, and is 30 miles south of Flagstaff. It can be accessed through US 89A, which passes directly through town, or from I-17 by way of AZ 179.
When Should I Go & What’s The Weather Like?
The weather is best in the spring and fall, and this is also when you will find the most people. Sedona is in the high desert, so summer temperatures can exceed the 100’s, cooling down considerably at night. Monsoon season is from the beginning of July through early September, bringing storms at a moment’s notice and the potential for flash floods in Oak Creek Canyon. Sedona sits at almost 4,500 ft in elevation and it can snow in the winter.
What’s There To Do?
Sedona offers exciting opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast and relaxing options for those seeking rest and renewal. Some of the greatest mountain biking in the country is found in these red rocks. Spectacular hiking and swimming holes are found all along Oak Creek and throughout the formations. Jeep Tours provide a different perspective while offering the opportunity for further exploration. World-renowned high end resorts and spas will cater to your every whim as you take in the stunning views. Fantastic restaurants and bars are sprinkled throughout town.
More Sedona Activities
Paddle the Verde River on an inflatable kayak just south of Sedona on Arizona’s only Wild and Scenic River. The Verde River is a treasure of the National Wild and Scenic River System, and a favorite of Arizona rafters and kayakers for it beauty and accessibility. Although larger rafts can only boat the Verde seasonally, Inflatable Kayaks (Duckies), can raft the river year-round.
From Sedona you’ll be transported south to raft the waterways of this beautiful desert oasis. Upon arrival at Clear Creek your guide will provide kayaking instruction, before you get out on the water. Your day will be filled with amazing high desert views, historical sites, and some great opportunities for spotting wildlife in this lush riparian zone. About halfway through your 5-mile float tour you’ll stop for a picnic lunch to relax before continuing on your journey. Your trip will end at Beasley flats, where the shuttle will be waiting to take you on a scenic drive back to Sedona.
Children: (5-12) $95
Sedona Jeep Tours
Embark on a classic Sedona Adventure through beautiful canyons and amazing redrock formations to ancient ruins. Diamond Gulch is a classic 4X4 route that gives you the chance to take a more thrilling journey through Sedona. You’ll enjoy the beauty of famous formations like Capital Butte and Lizard rock, and the thrills of the Sidewinder Trail.
Not only do you get to experience Sedona’s jeep trails, but you’ll also enjoy a guided tour of some of Sedona’s most spectacular ruins. A short hike will lead you to a set of 700 year old cliff dwellings, where your guide will teach you about the Ancestral Puebloan culture of the Sinaguan Indians.
Children: (12 & under) $79.50