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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

Sedona, AZ 86351
+1 425-322-9645
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You can't go wrong driving in this area

We went back and forth on this road to get into town and it was always different, depending on the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
NHPenny
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NH
This is the drive as you arrive in Sedona!

Our trip from Phoenix took us to Montezuma Castle and Well, then north on Scenic Byway 179. We were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shuttrrbug
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Sugar Land, Texas
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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
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“beautiful drive” (312 reviews)
“pull over” (41 reviews)
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Sedona, AZ 86351
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+1 425-322-9645
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"beautiful drive"
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"village of oak creek"
in 104 reviews
"pull over"
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"take pictures"
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"every turn"
in 71 reviews
"ranger station"
in 55 reviews
"easy drive"
in 34 reviews
"take your time"
in 78 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 53 reviews
"breathtaking views"
in 66 reviews
"grand canyon"
in 114 reviews
"sedona area"
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"holy cross"
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"road"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went back and forth on this road to get into town and it was always different, depending on the sun, clouds and time of day.

Thank NHPenny
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our trip from Phoenix took us to Montezuma Castle and Well, then north on Scenic Byway 179. We were glad we approached Sedona from this direction. The scenery takes your breath away. The Red Rocks basking in sunshine is truly awesome. This is one of...More

Thank Shuttrrbug
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Reviewed 3 days ago

More abundant beauty on display as you drive along the highway! God has really outdone himself with resplendant natural beauty all along this road way.

Thank williama200
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've been blessed to see and drive some beautiful places around the world. This road I would drive 500 miles out of the way to take. Plan to drive it again before leaving the area. I'm not a motorcycle rider, but if I was, this...More

Thank Alan V
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the greatest improvements to the Sedona area is the highway work between I-17 and 89-A downtown. The widened road and divided highway beyond Bell Rock make the drive a scenic wonder. Thanks to all of the traffic circles the long lines at cross...More

Thank Flogaz B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All the drives in Sedona are beautiful but be sure and try to make this one with it's stunning views.

1  Thank kjhk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving SR 179 is a magnificent introduction to the scenic environs of Sedona. Slow down, observe the speed limit, and take in views that are unsurpassed. This is the best route to approach Sedona. Stop at the Ranger Station to learn what you are seeing....More

1  Thank margaretcF2842HQ
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We accidentally took this on our way to Red Rock Cafe (you should seriously eat there. Best meal we had on our trip) and it is simply breathtaking. It's a short but very worth it drive and there is even a bike path if you'd...More

Thank Mary K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of places to pull off and enjoy the views. Plenty of parking and access to hiking trails. Can be crowded, just be patient and enjoy the views. Great signage for pull-offs

Thank Michele D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning red rocks with plenty of well planned vantage points to be able to take photos safely. Locals are very friendly and will share their knowledge freely. Roads are well marked, easily traveled.

Thank Susan D
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juhoops
25 May 2018|
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Response from 63Kathyd | Reviewed this property |
we went to M Diamond Ranch. they have horseback riding and a cookout. We did both and loved it. The horseback ride was fantastic, it takes you through a real working ranch with beautiful views. It is south of Sedona about 15... More
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juhoops
16 May 2018|
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Response from Onewaymn | Reviewed this property |
Diamond Resorts has several great properties including Ridge at Sedona. Nice resort!
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kcblues2
26 March 2018|
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Response from LRCBME | Reviewed this property |
We just did the drive, you don't have to pay anything for that. We stopped in Red Rock state park and that was $7 a person to go in and hike around.
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