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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

Sedona, AZ 86351
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Not to be missed scenic drive, take the time to get off the interstate.

We had this drive suggested to us, and it was well worth it. So many beautiful cut rock formations... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Athens, Georgia
A very well designed scenic drive through the Red Rock area.

This by way is designed in such a way that the driver and passenger(s) in a motor vehicle can enjoy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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“beautiful drive” (267 reviews)
“red rocks” (391 reviews)
Sedona, AZ 86351
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Reviewed yesterday

We had this drive suggested to us, and it was well worth it. So many beautiful cut rock formations along the way, as we'll as campy little touristy shopping strips to take your money. So pretty, if you have not already seen all the red...More

Thank terryLCO
Reviewed yesterday

This by way is designed in such a way that the driver and passenger(s) in a motor vehicle can enjoy the scenic vistas of the Red Rock formations south of Sedona.

Thank danf552017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The views as you are driving on this Byway are breath taking!!! Tell your passengers to be ready to take some pictures! Everywhere you look the views are outstanding. Lots of circles and yielding! Drive safely!

Thank Carmen Leonor S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This route offers incredible views of the Sedona landscape. Choose a hotel away from downtown to be sure to pass through here.

Thank sfdahlia
Reviewed 4 days ago

The designated drive can't take in all the vistas so be sure to stop at the viewing areas to enjoy the scenery.

Thank JerryGiam
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved this scenic drive in Sedona. It was the best scenic route ever. This was my 3rd time here and a first for my family.

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went on a drive after reading reviews on TA it was so worth it. Take the drive down the views are like being on a different planet

Thank Ajb91win
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent a wonderful day driving up 179 and viewing the spectacular scenery that is Sedona and the Red Rock area.

Thank tmscott
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I did this drive early in the morning and was able to pull off to the side of the road and take photos. It gets really busy in the afternoon so stopping or slowing down is difficult.

Thank Roe C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice views all over the road - great when weather is clear and sunny can be quite warm. Worth the time.

Thank lucp489
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matthew s
24 July 2017|
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Response from M J N | Reviewed this property |
I think it's easy for most vehicles as long as you can drive your rig the roads should be okay!
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.
3 April 2017|
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Response from cm_woods | Reviewed this property |
A couple of hours should do it ! Enjoy & have fun...