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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

Sedona, AZ 86351
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Ranked #1 of 58 Attractions in Sedona
Type: Scenic Drives
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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Beautiful views unlike anywhere on earth! This is an easy area to navigate. The only bad thing is when you are driving and have to concentrate on the road with all the amazing views.

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Virginia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We took 179 into Sedona and stopped at a few of the sights along the way. Bell rock and courthouse are awesome!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Felt sorry for the person that got to drive this. Driver must watch the road and missed most of the fantastic views. Bonus it is the quickest way to Flagstaff. Made the trip three times in two days.

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Durango, Colorado
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Be sure to have your camera when driving the Red Rock Scenic Byway! Be sure to stop at the turnouts for wonderful photographic opportunities of this very picturesque area of our country. The rock formations and colors against one of bluest sky you will ever see, will definitely leave a smile on your face!

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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

So beautiful to leave highway 17 - the views were just beautiful, one after the next. I would suggest taking this route into Sedona. We drove from Phoenix Airport in a convertible - awesome!

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

The Red Rock State Park was beautiful. Plenty of hiking trails! Easy or hard. Just driving by - you will see beautiful Red Rock. Loved the area!

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

A must see. Easy drive, not too long. Lots of places to turn off and take photos - go hiking or exploring. Amazing views from every angle.

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Nags Head, NC
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

A great drive with lots of photo ops and shopping along the way. Some restrooms at one public scenic view. Art Galleries and little restaurants and shops all the way to Oak Creek. Relax and enjoy!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

A great entrance into the wonderful world of Sedona. The views of and from the Chapel of the Holy Cross are beautiful.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Colors and spirit of this land gives you peace and love for nature and life. Only wish more trails were opened. Previous flash floods caused many closings. Check area closings before your visit.

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