Sedona + The Grand Canyon

Things to do in Sedona + The Grand Canyon

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 mineral transactions.

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

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

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

The otherworldly Meteor Crater just east of Flagstaff is one of the best-preserved meteorite crash sites on earth (NASA astronauts have trained there before heading off on moon missions).

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

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

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

See the prehistoric Anasazi ruins.

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

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

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

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

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

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 1935 building that resembles a Hopi pueblo.