Sedona Az Things To Do
If you're visiting Sedona, AZ, things to do come quite easily. This pocket of majestic red rock territory inspires awe in almost everyone who visits. Regardless of the season, there are so many things to do in Sedona that you'll probably have a hard time deciding on which ones. You'll learn a few of the more popular ideas below.
- Ride the Sedona Trolley. The Sedona Trolley is the beginning of many Sedona adventures. The trolley will take you on a 55 minute tour of many of the must see Sedona attractions. The tour is narrated, and you'll learn lots of tips about the best things to do and see in Sedona.
- Hike at Boynton Canyon. Just up the hill from the Sedona Public Library and police station and just outside of city limits, you will suddenly enter pure enchantment. Boynton Canyon is known as one of the four Sedona vortex spots. Yavapai Indian lore describes this land as the home of the "First Woman" who survived the great flood of ancient times. Follow Highway 89A and turn onto Dry Creek Road on the south end of Sedona. Go about one mile until the houses disappear. You can follow the signs to the trail head if you wish to hike the 2.5 mile hiking trail. You can also just keep on driving for a true "no man's land" experience.
- Go on a vortex tour. There are vortex tour guides available who will take you to Boynton Canyon, Bell Rock, Airport Mesa and Cathedral Rock. You can also visit them without a guide. All of these areas are just outside of Sedona proper. Airport Mesa is well known as a sweet spot to watch the sunset.
- Visit the state parks. There are two state parks near Sedona. Red Rock State Park has hiking trails, a biotic wildlife museum and picnic areas. Slide Rock State Park is located in Oak Creek Canyon a few miles outside of Sedona. This former 43 acre apple farm features a natural water chute that you can slide down. Parking becomes difficult at Slide Rock during the Summer months.
- Ride a helicopter. You can rise above Sedona and view it from above in a helicopter. "Sedona Tours" offers 15, 20 and 30 minute helicopter tours. Reservation packages vary in price, so you can fly on any budget.
- Join the First Friday Gallery Tour. Arizona has a nice collection of monthly art walks and galleries. Sedona has a gallery tour during the first Friday of each month in the evening. Tour the art gallery scene and enjoy the art, wine and munchies. The best part about the gallery tour is that it's free. If you don't have other things to do in Sedona on the first Friday of the month, budget is no excuse.
- Go to a spa. There are many spas in Sedona. You can get a facial or a massage and take yoga classes. Some Sedona spas also offer body energy and chakra readings.
- Visit Flagstaff. Flagstaff is home of Northern Arizona University. It's located about 30 miles north of Sedona high up in the mountains. The nightlife is very lively. Enjoy open mics, concerts, theater, coffee shops, bars and anything else you might run into in a fun and lively city. Flagstaff is a bit more chilly than Sedona, so dress accordingly.
- Take a jeep tour. There are many ways to get a guided tour of Sedona. A jeep tour is one of them. You can take a guided off-road and on-road adventure in a jeep within Sedona and the surrounding areas. You can also reserve a jeep tour of the Grand Canyon and other popular locations such as the ancient ruins in the area. Enter "sedona jeep tours" into a search engine search to learn about one of the best things to in Sedona and other places in Arizona.