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Airport Mesa

Sedona, AZ
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Ranked #16 of 58 Attractions in Sedona
Type: Hiking Trails
Activities: Hiking, Watching sunrise/sunset
Traveler Description: Airport Mesa is 500 feet above the city of Sedona and offers great views with or without a sunset. You can also see the same views online at... more »
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Maplewood, Minnesota
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Easy access to a wonderful view of Sedona. We went four nites in a row to view the sunset on the rocks. The sun and clouds don't always cooperate and people are not always courteous either. Getting that great photo can be very difficult.

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Kitchener, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Arrived in time for a breathtaking view of the sunrise. Easy walk up from parking. Dress warmly and enjoy.

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Sonora, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is where one of 7 of the vortex are. This is a private airport. Only small planes and owns can fly in and out. Except for helicopters . That do tours. And the sunset is so beautiful from here. Get there early or you will have to wait to park..

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arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

If you rent a car, there are no close gas stations to refill tank upon return so next time I will allow a lil more time. Airport small but still offers food/giftshops.

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Newark, CA
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108 reviews 108 reviews
50 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Go on a day with lots of fluffy clouds...OMG, you will get the most beautiful sunset, ever! Golden oranges, yellows, reds, pinks, fuchsias, mauves, all against a deep blue...it just doesn't get better than that! Take a look at the rocks across the vista being kissed by the setting sun...all aglow with a warm set of color palette apart from... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The landscape becomes so beautiful and trance state in a variety of color changing sky....cool overlooking the city at a glance

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Somerville, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The spot is popular, but provides a beautiful view of the rocks and of the town of Sedona. Don't leave immediately after the sun sinks below the horizon; if there are clouds in the sky the colors deepen and get more beautiful as the crowd leaves. Bring a sweater!

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Westmont, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

went here based on tripadvisor reviews. they were right. beautiful spot to watch the sunset. get there at least 30 minutes before because it gets crowded and you want to get a good spot. park across the street in a large parking lot than cross it to the viewing area. there's no charge but they do ask for a $1... More

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New York City, New York
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176 reviews 176 reviews
153 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We parked in the parking lot for the airport loop trail and started to walk. To the left we scrambled to a small mound that had some great views of the town below us. We weren't aware of the airport mesa at the time, until a very low flying prop plane passed over us. Over in the other direction was... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A quick drive to get an overview of the city among the red rocks. A few pull off's have ledges that can be great photo ops.

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