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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

Sedona, AZ 86351
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These views!

Just when you think the views can’t get any better they do! Drive slowly and pull over often! Soak... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alicia K
Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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Wonderful drive

Amazing beautiful drive. Recommend going this way to take it all in. Easy drive and earns the name... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just when you think the views can’t get any better they do! Drive slowly and pull over often! Soak in the scenic background that doesn’t get old.

Thank Alicia K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing beautiful drive. Recommend going this way to take it all in. Easy drive and earns the name red rock.

Thank jbk2003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Start your trip on SR179 in Uptown Sedona and immediately discover Tlaquepaque Center with upscale stores, galleries and restaurants. Just up the road just passed the next roundabout you'll find more galleries and restaurants including Elote' and The Hudson (both excellent choices). Continuing up the...More

1  Thank TJ4LAPOA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were putting along in our VW bus in Sedona and popped onto the Red Rock Scenic Byway. Thank goodness our bus was going so slow because we were able to take in all the stellar views! If you are visiting Sedona, do not miss...More

2  Thank TheLillsdotcom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great scenic views of the red rocks in the Oak Creek and Sedona areas along this bypass. You will have done yourself a favor by taking this 'local' road over traveling along I-17. Make sure you take this drive during daylight hours. Please note that...More

Thank baileyman411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can't be disappointed on this drive. It is absolutely beautiful. The rocks are amazing and there are lots of places to pull over and take a walk or enjoy the view.

Thank Kristy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I share this with all visitors I talk to. The drive up 179 is beautiful, but sometimes slow, sat, sun. Whent you reach Sedona, the great drive does not stop there. At the T roundabout, head NE on 89A for a gorgeous drive up along...More

2  Thank BRIANE_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

20+ years & still stopped tonight out of awe of moon light! Amazing Mystic Mountain & chapel on way home! Had to get some pictures!

1  Thank Sunya M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As someone who was born in Kiev Ukraine and has lived in NYC my entire life I was blown away by Sedona's red rock formations. I had never seen anything like this in my entire life. Beautiful red rocks and huge purple tinted mountains in...More

Thank Selgart8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sedona was a must see for me. I had been to Phoenix several times, but never to Sedona. I was very excited to see this beautiful piece of land. We drove through Sedona on a bright, clear, sunny day. It was quite busy and the...More

Thank Just S
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Denise R
15 December 2017|
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Response from Round Rock Foodie | Reviewed this property |
While Sedona has a number of fine dining and resort options, I tried to enjoy more of the outdoors there. I just marvel at its beauty and wanted to enjoy the outdoors vs the indoors. But pick your preference.
matthew s
24 July 2017|
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Response from PlannerTN | Reviewed this property |
For sure. It's a well paved highway and very well maintained. Take the roundabouts slow through. They might be a tad tight.
25 May 2017|
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Response from Tina H | Reviewed this property |
it starts off of !-17 - its not a long byway but a very nice drive.