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Need help with winding roads in Sedona

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Need help with winding roads in Sedona

I am traveling with someone who occasionally has motion/car sickness. I really want to see Sedona, but I don't want to make him miserable! How many curves and twists does 179 leading into Sedona have? If I avoid Oak Creek Canyon and 89, would I miss most of the winding roads but still see some of the sights? Thanks for any help!

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1. Re: Need help with winding roads in Sedona

Yes, the Southern access(179) off the I-17 would suit your needs ... carracar

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2. Re: Need help with winding roads in Sedona

Drive into Sedona on 179 (coming from Phoenix, that's the way to go anyway), but you should still drive 89A into Oak Creek Canyon, as it's very pretty. You can just stop and turn around when the curves start.

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3. Re: Need help with winding roads in Sedona

179 is completely non threatening. 89A up through Oak Creek Canyon has one single two mile climb known as the switchbacks. But you drive it at about 20mph. There are no motion issues to be concerned with.

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