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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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Address: Sedona, AZ 86351
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The Red Rock Scenic Byway features amazing views of red rock and sandstone formations. It was one of the most beautiful, natural formations and areas that I have ever seen. The... read more

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Seaford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Red Rock Scenic Byway features amazing views of red rock and sandstone formations. It was one of the most beautiful, natural formations and areas that I have ever seen. The richness of the colors is breathtaking. Not to be missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunningly impressive. One of the best red rock scenic drives in the area. The roundabouts have helped ease traffic flow.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful drive from Phoenix to Sedona. There are plenty of places to stop and take in the views.Placers to shop on the way to Sedona.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took a very leisurely ride on this scenic highway and it did not disappoint. Absolutely beautiful setting and a number of opportunities to get off road and relax or hike in this beautiful region

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove The scenic byway 179 into Sedona. The views are so amazing. We have loved the varied landscapes of America on our 7 week road trip. Sedona has to be up in the top few of all the places we have seen.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Who'd guess the age of this amazing architectural achievement? The introduction outside was fascinating. The altar was lovely, the gift shop was nice and reasonably priced. "Peace to all who Enter".

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While the Grand Canyon is...well, Grand, the Red Rock Scenic Byway is absolutely fabulous. The scenery changes as the sun changes and the colors of the mountains are simply stunning. You can easily drive it and the Rangers at the southern end of 179 are extremely helpful. If you want to hike there are plenty of trails.

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I drove on this byway on February 17, 2017 on our way from Sedona to I-17. The views of the red rocks are gorgeous and breath taking. The day we drove this byway was a chilly and cloudy day. The views of the red rocks are probably more stunning on a sunny day. Even so, the views... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took this route back to PHX. It was more like driving on any other road, I guess. I was hoping for more, but it's not like it was ugly.

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

it has been a dream of mine to make it to Sedona to see the red rocks and today I did it! The park ranger at the front gate was very nice and provided me with a ton of information on the trails that lead through the park. The cost is 7.00 to get in. You start off at the... More 

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