If it’s your first time or your 52nd time to Sedona, here are 52 things to do in this Arizona town. Sedona is known for its majestic red rock scenery, hikes, art scene and southwest food. Sedona is also internationally known for the uplifting power of its Vortex meditation sites. We’ve compiled our favorite things to do in Arizona and hope they help you when planning a visit.

Sedona is a place that never gets old and always looks different. Whether you want to wine taste, golf, learn about Sedona’s sacred sites or merely relax in its beauty here are some tips to entice! Ready to start planning your Sedona experience?


52 Things to do in Sedona

Below are 52 of the best things to do in Sedona. 

1. Take a Sedona Trolley tour– “the best first thing to do in Sedona”.

2. Hike one of the 100+ hiking trails in the Coconino National Forest surrounding Sedona.

hiking trails in the Coconino National Forest

3. Golf at one of the five beautifully maintained public golf courses.

Golf in Sedona

4. Visit the Sedona Arts Center.

5. Take a Wine Country Tour.

Wine Country Tour in Sedona

6. Visit the Chapel of the Holy Cross.

7. See Sedona from above on a bi-plane, helicopter or hot air balloon tour.

8. Check out Sedona’s spiritual bookstores and gift shops.

9. Visit a Vortex. The four best-known Sedona vortexes are found at Airport Mesa, Cathedral Rock, Bell Rock and Boynton Canyon—each radiating its own particular energy.

Visit a Vortex

10. Take a 4×4 adventure tour– get up close to the rocks in an adventurous fashion.

11. Visit Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village.

12. Indulge with a custom Sedona red clay massage treatment.

13. Enjoy a rattlesnake appetizer washed down with a prickly pear margarita.

14. Swim at Slide Rock State Park.

Slide Rock State Park

15. Watch the sunset at the Sedona Airport Overlook.

16. Shop at Hillside Sedona.

17. Take a scenic drive along State Route 179- Arizona’s only All American Road.

18. Hike the Bird Sanctuary in Page Springs.

19. Take a journey through a Sedona labyrinth.

20. Try some locally made fudge or ice cream.

21. Catch a trout in Oak Creek.

22. Go hiking at Red Rock Crossing and have a picnic lunch.

23. Play a round of miniature golf at Los Abrigados Resort.

24. Visit the Sedona Heritage Museum.

25. Have lunch at Enchantment Resort– breathtaking views and unforgettable food.

26. Attend “First Friday at the Gallery” every first Friday of every month.

27. Get your aura photographed.

28. Enjoy a microbrew at Oak Creek Brewery.

microbrew at Oak Creek Brewery

29. Check out the unique shops at Hozho.

30. Relax poolside at one of the many hotels and resorts.

Relax poolside at luxury hotel

31. Check in for a romantic weekend at a Bed & Breakfast.

32. Purchase a souvenir t-shirt.

33. Shop, dine and soak in the view at Hyatt Pinon Pointe Center.

34. Enjoy lunch with a view at one of many Sedona restaurants.

35. Visit one of many art galleries.

36. Visit the Institute of Eco-Tourism for a fun environmental experience.

37. Take a self-guided walking tour of Historic Uptown.

38. Rent an Electric Scooter and scoot through Sedona.

39. Take a day trip to Historic Jerome.

40. Hike to the bottom of Montezuma’s Well.

Hike to the bottom of Montezuma's Well

41. Stop in at the Sedona Visitor Center and buy a SuperPass coupon book.

42. Drop in for a 2nd Tuesday film with the Sedona International Film Festival.

43. Rent a mountain bike and hit the trails.

mountain bike in Sedona

44. Take a day trip to the Grand Canyon.

45. Take a scenic drive up Oak Creek Canyon to Flagstaff.

46. Visit Out of Africa Wildlife Park.

47. Enjoy star gazing with Sedona’s dark skies.

48. Try rattlesnake or prickly pear cactus fries.

49. Find Snoopy Rock, Coffee Pot Rock and Chimney Rock.

50. Participate in the Follow the Red Rock Road scavenger hunt.

51. Take a day trip to the Hopi Reservation.

52. Relax at the end of the day with a glass of locally made wine and the red rock views.

For more information on Sedona visit visitsedona.com or check out some of these great Sedona travel guides:
Sedona’s Top 10 Hikes

Secret Sedona: Sacred Moments in the Landscape (Special Scenic Collection)

Best Easy Day Hikes Sedona

Sedona: Sacred Earth

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