Best Tours in Sedona

Sedona is a beautiful place with so many things to see and do.  It is definitely a vacation paradise. If you are visiting Sedona for the first time or are a returning visitor, there is always something new to explore.  We have put together a list of the best tours that visitors might like to experience.  There are wine tours, stargazing of the Sedona night sky and the Verde Canyon Train Ride.  If you are interested in getting outdoors and seeing some of Sedona’s most famous red rock landmarks or just seeing the town from a different perspective, we have tour suggestions for that as well.

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Verde Canyon Railroad Train Trip

Experience the breathtaking beauty of Arizona with a journey on the Verde Canyon Railroad train. This adventure takes you on a 20-mile scenic ride along the Verde River. Whether you’re a devoted train enthusiast or simply crave a remarkable travel experience, this is a must-do adventure. Along the way, witness cliff dwellings, abandoned mining sites, and even catch a glimpse of majestic bald eagles in the wild. The highlight of the journey? A 734-foot tunnel carved through the mountain side!

The train cars are spacious and feature panoramic windows, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the stunning scenery. And for those who want to get outside, there’s an open-air car complete with a platform for the best views. Of course, you can always retreat to the comfort of the indoor seating areas, complete with restrooms and a selection of food and beverages so you can savor every moment of your journey. Trust us, experiencing the Verde Canyon Railroad is the journey of a lifetime!

Sedona Wine Tours

Wine Tour Sedona

As a wine lover, exploring the beautiful landscapes of Sedona while savoring some of the finest wines is nothing less than a dream come true. Luckily, Sedona and the surrounding areas are home to northern Arizona’s Verde Valley Wine Trail.  The trail boasts over 25 wineries, vineyards, and tasting rooms. Making your way along the Oak Creek in the Page Springs area, you will discover four exceptional wineries. These include Page Springs Cellars, Oak Creek Vineyards, Javelina Leap, and The DA Ranch.  Each winery offers a unique charm and produces delicious wines made from grapes grown on the property. As you sip, take in the laidback atmosphere, and enjoy some music or a meal at any of the wine tasting rooms. So, why wait? Plan your wine tasting tour or adventure today and explore the wonders of Sedona’s Verde Valley Wine Trail!

Stargazing Tours

Sedona is a true haven for stargazers of all levels! Sedona boasts near-perfect weather year-round, providing an unbeatable view of stars, planets, satellites, constellations, and other celestial bodies. A Stargazing tour is a wondrous experience that allows you to discover the mysteries of the universe while simply unwinding and contemplating your place in the world. With Sedona’s clear skies almost every night of the year, except for an occasional rainstorm during monsoon season, enjoy this celestial adventure whenever your heart desires. You may even see a UFO. While evenings in late June, July, and August can be a bit cloudy, the majority of the year offers breathtaking views of the cosmos that you do not want to miss.

Take a Kayak Tour of the Verde River

Just a few short miles away from Sedona, lies the ever-so-scenic Verde River, waiting to be explored. For those seeking a family-friendly activity, why not embark on an outdoor adventure with a kayak trip? One that is perfect for all ages, this highly rated rafting tour is a crowd-pleaser. Guided by experienced professionals, this immersive jaunt promises a real thrill, complete with stunning scenery that will leave you invigorated. Book your spot on this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Get ready to cool off in the refreshing waters and embrace the beauty of nature while making unforgettable memories.

Go for a Trolley Ride

Take a trolley ride to see Boynton Canyon. One of the most popular ways to see Sedona if this is your first visit. Meet in Uptown Sedona, for this tour that takes you through West Sedona and into on of the most scenic and beautiful areas of Sedona.  Listen as the tour guide gives background information about the city and the red rock formations.

See Sedona from the Sky

Take to the skies to see Sedona like never before.  There are several tours that will give you a bird’s eye view of the beautiful red rocks.  Try a hot air balloon ride.  Hot air balloons take off in the early morning hours.  The balloons fly over the wilderness where the scenery is gorgeous.  If you are adventurous, then maybe taking a helicopter ride is something you would like.  Helicopter Tours take off from the Sedona Airport.  There are many tours available.