Sedona is a very special place. With its red rocks, surrounding canyons and so many places to explore and adventures to be had, Sedona has endless activities that appeal to outdoor recreational enthusiasts as well as those looking for urban attractions and entertainment.
Sedona activities are perfect for romantic getaways, family vacations, group adventures and even weddings. Whatever type of recreational adventure you are looking to experience, Sedona is bound to have it.
The Grand Canyon is famous for being one of the most breath taking views in America. This awe-inspiring, unforgettable experience is synonymous with the many outdoor adventures that northern Arizona has to offer. Take a day trip from Sedona with a self driving tour, a van tour or take advantage of our Grand Canyon Deluxe Tour for two, offered through Pink Jeep Tours, and travel along the scenic southern rim of the Grand Canyon.
Mountain biking is a great way to tour the beautiful canyons and backcountry of Sedona. With a large network of biking trails that range from smooth, wide open trails to 200 foot climbs, you will be in for an adventure surrounded by stunning red rock scenery. If you are an enthusiast, you’ll want to check out the annual Sedona Century Bicycle Tour.
Sedona offers over 200 miles of hiking trail that include short urban trails and challenging adventures through remote backcountry areas. Each hiking trail offers a unique perspective of the Sedona area as they all vary in elevation, desert vegetation and scenic views of Red Rock County.
It is a well-kept secret that Sedona and Valley Verde are a paradise for birders. According to the Northern Arizona Audubon Society, northern Arizona offers exceptional bird-watching opportunities for such a compact area. This lush habitat and 4-season climate attract a third of the 900 species of birds found in the United States and Canada. Whether you want to watch (and listen) to the many birds by yourself or take part in the Annual Verde Birding Festival, the many northern Arizona birding opportunities are sure not to disappoint.
Those looking for fly fishing adventures in northern Arizona can look no further as Sedona and Valley Verde offer many different fishing locations such as Oak Creek Canyon, Lee’s Ferry and Chevelon Canyon Lake. Fishing at these locations yields fish such as rainbow trout and brown trout and also offers breathtaking views, historical sites and beautiful wildlife.
Take part in Sedona’s true western backcountry experience on horseback. Enjoy a relaxing and beautiful ride through Red Rock Country. Some horseback rides include extras such as historical scenery and dinners.
Those looking to satisfy their wine taster’s palate will love northern Arizona and its four wineries and six tasting rooms. Take a tour of the Verde Valley Wine Trail and experience each winery and its unique personality and rich history nestled in the red Rock countryside surrounding Cottonwood, Jerome and Sedona.