Day Trips from Sedona to Horseshoe Bend

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  • From Sedona: 1.5-Hour Oak Creek Canyon Jeep Pavement Tour

    1. From Sedona: 1.5-Hour Oak Creek Canyon Jeep Pavement Tour

    Hop in a comfortable Jeep and marvel as you wind your way towards the outstanding natural beauty of the Oak Creek Canyon. Enjoy breathtaking views, and learn all about the area's history from your guide.

    Drive along the center of a massive fault-line, millions of years in the making. From the Canyon's center, admire the 1,500ft cliffs towering above. Considered to be Sedona’s natural centerpiece, discover why Oak Creek Canyon is known as the smaller cousin of the Grand Canyon. Admire the natural scenery as you climb over 2000ft to the top of the south-rim of the mighty Colorado Plateau. Learn about the amazing geologic and anthropologic history from your guide. The custom-built Jeeps will follow paved trails, providing a smooth ride with no bouncing.

    Donn was an exceptionally informative guide! We had a. Great tour. I will definitely recommend the you and the guide. I felt like Get your Guide did a bait and switch. I thought I was signing up with Pink keep tours, only to go there and find out we were signed up with a different company. Luckily it worked out well.

  • Sedona: Small-Group Vortex Jeep Tour

    2. Sedona: Small-Group Vortex Jeep Tour

    Learn about the famous Sedona vortexes, which have defied explanation for years. See why people from all over the world have extraordinary and enlightening experiences here. Jump into a jeep and prepare for a fascinating tour for the skeptic, the academic, and the seeker alike.

    Head into the desert and learn about the discovery and history of these sites, thought to emanate mystic energy. Hear stories of people from all over the world, who experienced the energy these sites promise.

    Open your eyes to the different cultural beliefs that surround the vortexes and see if the vortexes can connect you to another power. Explore the possibilities, the history, and the various cultural beliefs surrounding the vortexes.

    Learn about the ways in which you're connected to the earth from Chinese medicine to Amer...

    Amazing trip! Love the tour guide she was ver knowledgeable. So much fun and would highly recommend using this company.

  • Phoenix: Grand Canyon, Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon in 1 Day

    3. Phoenix: Grand Canyon, Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon in 1 Day

    Take a trip to one of the 7 wonders of the natural world on this day tour of the Grand Canyon National Park. You will be collected from selected hotels or apartments in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, or Mesa Arizona. The journey north takes you through amazing views of the Saguaro Cactus in the Sonoran Desert. You will travel through the Ponderosa Pine Forests of Flagstaff where the Lowell Observatory is located. Stop among the Red Rocks of Sedona for time to take in the breathtaking scenery and lots of pictures. Travel through Oak Creek Canyon famous the world over for its spectacular scenery. In the afternoon be taken to the Grand Canyon National Park. Stop for pictures of the Red Rocks of Sedona. Make several stops along the South Rim for picture taking and enjoying the incredible views.

    See the El Tovar Lodge, a former Harvey hotel. Have the afternoon to explore the...

    Frank was the absolute best! We had the best tour we could ask for and it was all because of his amazing guide. So much to see in one day with enough time to stop and enjoy and take it all in. The Grand Canyon was simply beautiful and frank ended the day with a ride through Sedona that was breathtakingly beautiful. A trip my group will remember forever. Don’t hesitate to book this!

  • West Sedona Canyon: 3-Hour ATV Tour

    4. West Sedona Canyon: 3-Hour ATV Tour

    Head to the outback of West Sedona Valley on an ATV and see where more than 40 movies have been filmed over the years. After an introductory training, experience this spectacular landscape for around 3 hours on a 30-mile tour. The canyon offers more than 100 miles of trails to choose from, and a guide will customize your tour based on the ages, interests, and skill levels of the people in your group. Take in the stunning views of the Verde Valley from the top of Skeleton Bone Mountain, from a point that's 800 feet above the valley floor. Don't be surprised if you see an antelope running alongside your ATV as you drive along the valley floor!

    It was a great day. Did not need much skill to enjoy the trip. Guide was very good about timing rest stops. He was told many interesting stories. You did get very dusty.

  • Sedona: Grand Canyon Sunset Tour with Dinner

    5. Sedona: Grand Canyon Sunset Tour with Dinner

    Ride in comfort and style as you travel to Northern Arizona in an air-conditioned vehicle that seats no more than 14 passengers for an intimate and personal experience. Experience fully narrated tours from some of the most knowledgeable and experienced guides in the Southwest. If you are departing from Sedona, your tour begins as you ascend the Colorado Plateau through the lush Oak Creek Canyon. Over the 27 miles of winding roads, you leave the beautiful red rocks behind and ascend 2000 feet to the tall Ponderosa Pines. 

    Upon arriving in Flagstaff pick up the remaining guests, and travel past the dormant volcanoes of the San Francisco Peaks on your way to Grand Canyon National Park. Your first stop is at the Historic Cameron Trading Post where you will have the chance to check out the Native American craftsmanship. Then as you reach the Grand Canyon’s East entrance fro...

    We expected a fantastic tour and the entire tour was even better than expected. Our guide/driver Sheldon was great!! So knowledgeable - So witty - So accommodating - The Best! We definitely recommend this tour to anyone who wants to get an in depth Grand Canyon experience.

  • Grand Canyon Day Tour from Phoenix, Scottsdale & Tempe

    6. Grand Canyon Day Tour from Phoenix, Scottsdale & Tempe

    Experience the Grand Canyon National Park South Rim during this guided tour. Today's tour offers time for a tour of the canyon rim and Route 66 with your guide. After departing the Phoenix metro area, Route 66 will be the first stop along the tour. Guests will have a chance to experience the historic highway in the town of Williams, the last town passed by I-40. While you are enjoying Route 66, your guide will pick up your picnic lunch made fresh that morning before departing to the Grand Canyon. Guests will enjoy more than 3 hours within the National Park marveling at the beauty that is the Grand Canyon. Don’t forget to visit the historic El Tovar Lodge and Hopi House in Grand Canyon Village. While at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park, guests will have opportunities to walk the rim, shop, capture an unlimited number of photographs, or enjoy your lunch and relax with the ...

    Our guide was very knowledgeable about the area we drove through on our way and about the Grand Canyon. Highly recommend this tour if you are only able to spend a day at the Grand Canyon

  • The Grand Canyon Classic Tour From Sedona, AZ

    7. The Grand Canyon Classic Tour From Sedona, AZ

    Considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is a must-see. Make the most of your visit with this comprehensive tour. Your tour begins with a ride through the scenic red rocks of Sedona, through Oak Creek Canyon — one of the top scenic drives in America. Continue through the Ponderosa Pines of Flagstaff, past the dormant volcanoes of the San Francisco Peaks, and on to the Navajo Reservation where you will have a chance to shop for authentic Native American souvenirs at the Historic Cameron Trading Post. Your journey continues, providing you a breathtaking view of the western edge of the Painted Desert and the Little Colorado River Gorge on your way to the Grand Canyon. Once inside the magnificent Grand Canyon National Park, you will have time to take in the beautiful views of the canyon and Colorado River at Desert View. You can climb to the top of the Wat...

    Our guide was nice and answered questions very well. I was disappointed as I paid for a private tour in the hope that the guide could slightly tailor the tour for our family. We have 3 kids 9, 11 & 13. Our guide didn’t ask them one question or try to interact with them at all. I expected a private guide might try to engage the whole family. You’d think the company could try to match guides with the guests a little better, especially when they pay fir a private experience.

  • Sedona: Grand Canyon Railway Full-Day Scenic Rail Tour

    8. Sedona: Grand Canyon Railway Full-Day Scenic Rail Tour

    Embark on an unforgettable experience, including a beautiful, unique train ride to the Grand Canyon and a magnificent tour visiting Grand Canyon National Park for the rest of the day. Your guide will make sure all of the logistics are taken care of for you, from picking you up at your hotel, to checking you in for your train ride, to meeting you at the end of your train ride after lunch, to continuing your tour of the Grand Canyon, and lastly dropping you back off at your hotel at the end of a fantastic day. Experience the history of Arizona on a magnificent one-way Grand Canyon Railroad ride from Sedona or Flagstaff, which will bring you to the Grand Canyon. The train features several different classes of carriage, including a panoramic dome car for 360-degree views, and the luxury Parlor Class, with comfortable seating and wood panel features. Once you re-join your guide after lunch...

    we were a little rushed due to the distance we were picked up from but other than that Ty did a good Job.

  • Grand Canyon Classic Sightseeing Tour Departing Flagstaff

    9. Grand Canyon Classic Sightseeing Tour Departing Flagstaff

    One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is a must-see attraction on everyone’s bucket list. This classic tour offers you an up-close and personal experience of this awe-inspiring miracle of nature in a comprehensive full-day adventure. Ride through the Ponderosa Pines of Flagstaff, past the dormant volcanoes of the San Francisco Peaks, and on to the Navajo Reservation where you will have a chance to shop for authentic Native American souvenirs at the Historic Cameron Trading Post. You will get breathtaking views of the western edge of the Painted Desert and the Little Colorado River Gorge as you drive. Inside the magnificent Grand Canyon National Park, you will have time to take in the beautiful views of the Canyon and Colorado River at Desert View. Climb to the top of the Watchtower Observatory for amazing vistas that will take your breath away. Visit the East and...

    We wanted to take the train, but this turned out to be much better. Our guide knew all the best places and gave us the opportunity to purchase a lunch and have a picnic on the rim of the canyon. There were just 8 other travelers in our van and the atmosphere was relaxed and friendly.

  • Antelope Canyon: Full-Day Tour from Flagstaff or Sedona

    10. Antelope Canyon: Full-Day Tour from Flagstaff or Sedona

    Benefit from pickup at your hotel in Flagstaff or Sedona, and then journey to the famous water-carved slot canyon of Antelope Canyon, located on Navajo land east of Page. See the reflections of the sun's rays and sky splashing the narrow sandstone walls with colors of orange, yellow, blue and purple.  Start with a climb through scenic Oak Creek Canyon, ranging from 4,500 feet above sea level to 7,500 feet onto the Colorado Plateau. Get a stunning view of the San Francisco Peaks, Arizona's largest volcanic mountain range that reaches 12,600 feet (3,840 meters) at its tallest point. Then, make your way through the spectacular colored rock formations of the Painted Desert. Take a 1.5-mile (2.4-kilometer) walk at Horseshoe Bend, and experience an iconic clifftop overlooking the Colorado River. Lunch is provided on this tour. You will also see breathtaking views of Lake Powell and Glen ...

    Very nice trip with two must see sites. Just have to know that you will spend quite some time in the car.

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What people are saying about Sedona

Overall rating

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based on 587 reviews

Our guide was very knowledgeable about the area we drove through on our way and about the Grand Canyon. Highly recommend this tour if you are only able to spend a day at the Grand Canyon

This was a great tour. Tour guide was knowledgeable and really engaging. The views were amazing and the facts and tips were fantastic

I love everything, our guide Burton was very helpful at all time, , it was a great experience for me and my mom

The tour guide , Dom was very knowledgeable, provided fun facts.

Steve was very knowledgeable and showed us so many sites.