10 Popular Things to Do in Sedona AZ

Things to Do in SedonaIf you consider yourself a nature person and you love the great outdoors, your next vacation should be to Sedona, Arizona. There are so many great things to do in Sedona, we had to keep it limited to 10. Here are a few ideas to help you plan your trip!


There are many options for hiking in Red Rock Country. You can learn about all the highlighted areas, including Rim Road/General Crook Trail Loop, Around the Peaks Loop, and Oak Creek Canyon, by clicking on the link.

Scenic Drives

Take a ride along the Red Rock Scenic Byway, which is one of only 27 roads in the country designed for their unique recreational, natural and scenic qualities. Boynton Pass Loop and Page Springs Loop are two additional options.


Sedona and the Verde Valley make up a paradise for bird watchers. There are year-round opportunities for birding in the area because of its mild climate. It is known to attract about a third of the 900 species of birds in Canada and the United States.


Sedona is an excellent location for a golf getaway. Be sure to check out Sedona Golf Resort, Canyon Mesa Country Club and Oakcreek County Club for places to play.

State Parks

State Parks are always hot spots for travelers, but Sedona’s are especially interesting. Spend a few hours or an entire day at Slide Rock, Red Rock, or Dead Horse Ranch State Parks.

Horseback Riding

Take in the spectacular views of Sedona on horseback. There are miles of trails awaiting your exploration.

Mountain Biking

Bike trails are constantly being added in Sedona and the area already has an extensive network. Just keep in mind that bikes are off limits in specially-designated wilderness areas.


The U.S. Forest Service provides several day-use fishing sites at the Call of the Canyon. The Oak Creek Canyon is another great spot for fishing.

Art Galleries

Sedona has a huge artistic community with more than 40 galleries showcasing great work. Learn more about the Sedona Gallery Association here.


Find one-of-a-kind items in Sedona, where the shopping districts include much more than a shopping mall. From handmade jewelry to electronics, you’ll find everything you’re looking for and more!

After you make note of these popular things to do in Sedona, we encourage you to start planning your getaway. There are two Select Registry properties in the area that will ensure you have a memorable stay!

Canyon Villa Bed & Breakfast Inn will allow you to experience the incredible beauty of the Red Rocks right from your bed, patio or deck. Known as the Inn with the Million Dollar Views, it has a AAA 4-Diamond rating.

• And don’t forget about the Lodge at Sedona, a luxury bed and breakfast inn. It’s one of the finest and most romantic inns in the area.

Don’t wait to book your stay with one of these Select Registry members! We guarantee you won’t be disappointed by any of our great Arizona Inns!

Photo courtesy of: Don Graham

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