Things to Do in Sedona + The Grand Canyon

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Rent a Specialized Rockhopper. Read More

The ski mountain boasts the largest vertical ski drop in Arizona (2,300 feet). Read More

Attempt the challenging, nine-mile round-trip Humphreys Peak Trail in Coconino National Forest, which ascends to 12,633 feet from the Arizona Snowbowl... Read More

Located in the upscale shopping center of Hillside Sedona, the El Prado Gallery is surrounded by fountains and ponds, rock furniture, and kinetic... Read More

For some easy rambles through forested hills on the outskirts of town, grab a map of the Flagstaff Urban Trails System (FUTS) from the city visitor center. Read More

Geological history, dramatically summed up in one 5,500-foot-deep abyss. If you drive to the South Rim yourself, leave your car in Tusayan and take the... Read More

Take the scenic evening train journey from Williams, AZ, north to the Grand Canyon on the vintage, 50s-era stainless-steel cars. Book seats in a Parlor... Read More

See the prehistoric Anasazi ruins. Read More

Rent a four-wheel-drive and take an afternoon drive into the backcountry to see the spectacular red rock formations at “the magic hour.” Read More

The otherworldly Meteor Crater just east of Flagstaff is one of the best-preserved meteorite crash sites on earth (NASA astronauts have trained there... Read More

The Mii Amo Spa offers spa "journeys" of three, four, and seven nights. The resort comprises 16 rose-colored, adobe casitas surrounded by twisting... Read More

Catch some live music and people-watching at the divey, always buzzing hotel bar. Read More

The museum houses a vast collection of artifacts and artworks from native peoples of the Colorado Plateau. Don’t miss the fascinating skeleton of... Read More

For adventurous rafters, this veteran outfitter organizes 4- to 18-day rafting-and-camping excursions through the Grand Canyon. This pioneer in... Read More

Hike or ride through scenic Oak Creek Canyon, where you’ll be surrounded by dramatic red rock formations and lush forest. Read More

Stop into this National Historic Landmark within the park that now houses a museum and bookshop for topographical maps. Read More

Drive the park’s 28-mile Painted Desert Scenic Drive, stopping for short hikes and photo ops along the way. Don’t miss the ruins of the 100... Read More

For information about Tonto National Park, visit this station. They have information about trails and local fauna and flora. Anglers can also try their... Read More

Tip a few of the award-winning microbrews. Read More

Snag self-guided walking-tour info for the city's historic places. Be sure to swing by Whiskey Row, the original downtown business district. Read More

Some 450 miles of hiking trails snake through the pristine Prescott National Forest. If you choose the Granite Mountain Trail, a five-mile round-trip... Read More

Spend the afternoon fishing before grilling your catch at the on-site picnic area. Read More

The company runs 1.5-hour flights—and promises both peaceful landings and a celebratory post-flight picnic. Read More

The museum is dedicated to Central Arizona pioneer history and Native American artifacts. Read More

Picnic and swim in scenic Oak Creek Canyon at Slide Rock State Park. Gun down a thrilling, all-natural 50-foot-long waterslide carved into the Oak Creek... Read More

The museum holds a collection of artifacts, baskets, and pottery from Prescott-area tribes, as well as a Hopi katsina collection, all displayed in a... Read More

Drive to the dramatic 900-year-old giant cinder cone formed during a volcanic eruption. Read More

Originally opened in 1877 along the town’s Whiskey Row, this saloon once served as a hub for men looking for work, an election meeting point, and... Read More

Spend the afternoon browsing the high-end galleries and boutiques of open-air Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village. Read More

Board the 20-mile round-trip Verde Canyon Railroad, one of the most scenic train rides in the West. Read More

Imagine you’re one of the 12th-century Indians who built cave dwellings along these canyon walls. Read More

Check out the fascinating pueblo cliff dwellings, where prehistoric Puebloan and Sinagua peoples made their homes. Read More

Contact Xanterra, the in-park concessionaire, for information on mule rides and raft outfitters. Read More

As a 1900 fire engulfed the saloons and brothels of Prescott (Arizona’s Whisky Row), patrons carried their bottles, glasses, and the monumental 24... Read More

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