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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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Colors, Mountains, and Amazing !

The landscape and colors are amazing! We flew over it while on our charter plane to the canyon. Its truly breath taking how it ever got formed ! A must visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The landscape and colors are amazing! We flew over it while on our charter plane to the canyon. Its truly breath taking how it ever got formed ! A must visit.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is a scenic drive which has absolutely beautiful colored rocks. We were there in April and there was snow on the side of the road. If you are planning a trip it is worth the time to drive this Scenic Byway.

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Indian Land, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Route 179 is a very scenic road well worth the trip and be ready to stop at the many areas to pull off and take pictures.

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Ohatchee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Stunning views of amazing red rock formations and no places to pull over and take a picture! Make sure you have a driver, cos there are multiple landscapes you'll want to capture and share.

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Bermuda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A good and beautiful drive. The colours and rock formations are breath taking. Well worth a visit and take your time to admire the scenery.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

There is so much beauty in Sedona that pictures do not do it justice. This is another beautiful adventure!

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

If you start at the ranger station at the far south of the scenic byway, you can purchase a red rocks parking pass ($5 for a day pass) to park at the trailheads. There is a beautiful view of several formations from outside the station and they've set up a platform for cameras so visitors can use the timer function... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Have ur camera ready when driving from Flagstaff to Sedona on 89A south. Spectacular vistas! You definitely have to be the passenger to appreciate it since the road is pretty curvy & the driver needs two hands on the wheel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Don't leave the area without driving this road in both directions. Sunset into town is the best time, but Sedona roads suck after dark. And dark it gets. Beauty fades to dark and danger at night. Have a place to stay if sunset touring in Red Rock Sedona area. Get there early in the day as traffic gets unbelievable on... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Red Rock Loop Road is West of town. Turning South off Hwy 89, you go past Sedona's beautiful High School Campus, and can either take the whole loop and wind up not too far West of where you started back on 89 - or can drive the first few miles & get some great photos of famous towering mountains &... More 

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