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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

Address: Sedona, AZ 86351
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Ranked #1 of 38 Attractions in Sedona
Type: Scenic Drives, Landmarks
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Type: Scenic Drives, Landmarks

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los angeles
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

It's definitely worth the trip. The scenery is breath taking. Like nothing I've ever seen before. The parking for the day is a steal at $5 for the day. We hike around Bell Rock and Cathedral Rock. It's difficult to express how it feels to be there... could be the 'energy' that they were talking about.

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Plano, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Amazing scenery and awe inspiring, try to go at sunset and you will appreciate God's creation even more.

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Austin, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

I travel around the world. The Red Rock Scenic Byway is one of my favorite drives. If you are anywhere in the area, you must take an hour out and drive up and down SR 179.

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Weehawken, New Jersey
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392 reviews 392 reviews
107 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

The rocks are striated so it is like looking back in time. The way the sun hits the rocks, they almost glow. There are of course famous rocks like Bell or Snoopy, but in reality, everywhere you look the scenery is mind-blowing. I've traveled quite a bit and have never seen anything like this. The road travels through The Village... More 

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Cartersville, Georgia
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152 reviews 152 reviews
65 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

I grew up with black and white westerns on tv and was floored by the beautiful vista all around me. I could not believe how the scenes changed with the changing sun and clouds. I would love to go back and see it with the night sky and stars. Wear out your camera and video. Recommend eating somewhere and letting... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

spectacular scenery and driving is one way to see a lot of country! Magnificent views of Cathedral Rock access to Red Rock Crossing/Crescent Moon Ranch

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Baltimore, MD
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146 reviews 146 reviews
29 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

It may take you a little extra time and it's much curvier, but it's a very attractive and interesting approach to the Sedona area. We used it coming from the Grand Canyon.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

stunning views and local hikes of Bell Rock, Twin Buttes and the Court House Butte. Numerous places to pull off and head out on well marked trail right near the highway

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Fort Mcmurray, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

No dislikes, everything was simply and beautifully amazing. Took a couple hikes as well to explore up close!

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Lapeer, Michigan, United States
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76 reviews 76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

we have done this route several times never gets boring... the sights are amazing we lucked out one time after a rainstorm and all the colors just popped its a sedona must doo...

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