Sedona Red Rock Adventure Tours

Scenic Sedona, Ancient Indian Ruins, & Historic Jerome

This is one of our favorite tours and is very popular among families traveling through Sedona looking for something fun and educational to do for the day. This full-day tour gives you the opportunity to see and experience virtually all the Verde Valley has to offer in one action-packed day.

From the majestic red rock canyons and mesa’s of Sedona to historic Jerome, we share it all with you on this fun journey great for the family, especially those traveling with children. For there are many fascinating points of interest and historical stops that are sure to keep your entire family interested.

Your adventure starts with a morning pickup at wherever you are staying in Sedona. From there we shall embark on a journey that will allow you to experience the four main areas of Sedona: Uptown, Oak Creek Canyon, the Village of Oak Creek, and West Sedona. Within each area, there are many incredible rock formations to behold, historical landmarks, and unique vistas to be discovered.

While out on your tour, you will have opportunities to stop and photograph many of Sedona’s famous red rock formations. This includes Airport Mesa, Bell Rock, Boynton Canyon, Camel’s Head, Cathedral Rock, Chimney Rock, Cockscomb, Coffee Pot Rock, Doe Mesa, Lee Mountain, Lizard Head, Long Canyon, Mescal Mountain, Mingus Mountain, Munds Mountain, Pyramid Rock, Rachael’s Knoll, Red Rocks, Secret Mountain, Snoopy Rock, Sphinx Rock, Steamboat Rock, Twin Butts, and Wilson Mountain.

After absorbing all that Sedona has to offer, we then head to the ancient Indian ruin sites. There are literally hundreds of ruins scattered all around Sedona, many miles deep into the area’s hidden canyons. Depending on the flow of your day, you have the ability to visit three unique Sedona Indian ruins. Our personal favorite is Montezuma Well, though we may also visit Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monument on this tour.

Allow your family to revel as you see what it was like for early inhabitants to the area we now know as the Verde Valley make this area home. You will get to see four unique types of Indian architecture or building styles, each one unique in its own right. See or even walk through an ancient irrigation canal built by hand as a means to provide flood irrigation to their crops. Learn the importance of water to these early civilizations. While at one of the ruin sites, enjoy a picnic with your family at the very site where they used to grow their crops.

Next, we head to Jerome, a historic copper mining town just West of Sedona. During its hay day, Jerome was one of the largest copper mining towns in the state employing over 15,000 people. In fact, prior to Arizona becoming a state on February 14, 1912, Jerome was one of the wildest towns in the west. While there, take a stroll down the historical past of our state and see historical buildings, the “sliding” jail, and the Gold King Mine Museum.

The Gold King Mine Museum is a wacky take on museums. For located within its premises are hundreds of historic vehicles, an old sawmill, places to pan for gold, feed the farm animals, crack open your own geodes, and even see old mine shafts going into Cleopatra Hill. Rest assured, the mine shafts are all properly secured for the safety of visitors. The Gold King Mine is popular among families traveling with young children.

By now, we imagine you have worked up an appetite. So our next stop is dinner at The Haunted Hamburger. For those of you that love a good burger, they make the best burger in the state. While enjoying your meal, look east towards Sedona and see a 200-degree view of Sedona red rocks from the higher elevation vantage point of Jerome. Try their “Haunted Burger” and twice-baked potato – so good!

After dinner, we meander back to Sedona and to your hotel. This is an on-road vehicle-based tour and typically lasts 10 – 12 hours. Your lunch, dinner, water, and any admission fees are all included in this tour.


Sedona Scenic Adventure Tour

Enjoy this overview of Sedona in a fully enclosed climate-controlled vehicle. Highlights include Chapel of the Holy Cross, Oak Creek Canyon, Seven Canyons, Snoopy Rock, and Cathedral Rock, plus so much more. Learn about natural history, geology, and flora & fauna from Jim. This adventure is mostly on paved roads and is a favorite for those who don’t desire the roughness of off-road adventures.

Sedona Scenic Adventure Tour is an on-road tour, which takes 2 1/2 –3 hours. Children 15 & under are free.


Scenic Sedona Sunset Adventure

Seeing a sunset firsthand in Sedona is truly something special. Enjoy the beauty of the Sedona red rocks as the sun sets and revel in the changing colors of the sky and the red rocks as the day drifts into night. This is one of our most popular tours for those interested in photography. Tour will typically leave 2½ hours before sunset.

Scenic Sedona Sunset Adventure tour is an on-road tour and takes 3 hours. Children 15 & under are free.


Sedona Magical Vortex Tour

Enjoy the beauty of Sedona’s red rocks on this one-of-a-kind tour. Experience Sedona on a whole new level; see the intense beauty of the red rocks and hidden canyons. Sedona is home to four different and unique vortex sites and we will take you to each vortex site. Learn about the history of the Sedona vortex sites, the different energies that each site possesses, how they have made others feel and how they can make you feel.

For Sedona is a land of wonder. On this Sedona vortex experience, you will experience the wonder that makes the vortex sites such a sought-after location for those across the globe. And, if you are lucky, and in tune with the planet, you just might be fortunate enough to feel these magical energies yourself.

​The duration of this tour is 3 – 4 hours. Children 15 & under are free.


Scenic Sedona & Ancient Indian Ruins Combo Adventure

There are lots of things to see in Sedona…majestic red rock canyons, the tranquil waters of local waterways, and Indian ruins from ancient cultures that inhabited this area over a millennium ago. On this adventure, you will see not only the beautiful rocks that surround Sedona but also where early civilizations chose to make their homes. There are three main types of ruins that were built here in the Verde Valley and on this archaeological adventure, you will see them all. We will visit three very unique and different Indian ruin sites. Your adventure begins with a visit to Montezuma Castle where you will see the twenty rooms that make up the magnificent cliff dwelling along the banks of Beaver Creek. Our next stop is a visit to the nearby Montezuma Well where you will see the cool rooms that were known as cave dwellings. On our final stop, we take you to Tuzigoot National Monument that at one time encompassed over 110 rooms in a pueblo or pit house style of Indian architecture. This is a very informative adventure for those really interested in the early civilizations of the area.

The duration of this tour is 6 hours. Children 15 and under are free.


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