While staying in Sedona, why not go see the Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon is only 108 miles (about a 2 hour drive) from our Sedona Boutique hotel and is an easy day trip! We can give you directions that will take you through beautiful Oak Creek Canyon and you will come back a different way with afternoon views of the Painted Desert. A day trip on the South Rim of the park can afford pleasant walks with spectacular vistas and fascinating points of interest.
Southwest Outside Adventures: Looking for a Grand Canyon Adventure? We strongly recommend Mike Krajnak of Southwest Outside Adventures for your guiding needs. Scenic day trips are designed to maximize your "once in a lifetime" chance to see one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders. We recommend the Grand Canyon Natural History Tour as an excellent way to see and understand this amazing geological phenomenon. Travel in comfort in a small group or private tour. Their guides will share their in depth knowledge of geology, natural history and anthropology. Mike Krajnak has hiked every trail in Grand Canyon and can give you insights into the wonders below. You may choose a short hike on the rim with a picnic lunch at a secluded overlook or a walk below the rim. Your return takes in spectacular views of the Painted Desert, the Little Colorado River Gorge and the Navajo Reservation.
Grand Canyon Railway: Grand Canyon Railway made its first journey to the South Rim in 1901, long before Arizona was dubbed the "Grand Canyon State." With the arrival of the train, people could get to the legendary canyon with ease and comfort. Today, you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park along the same rail line your parents or grandparents did. Select from one of four vintage classes of service which have been lovingly restored. Journey to Grand Canyon National Park aboard Grand Canyon Railway and take a trip not only to America's most recognized spectacle, but a trip back in time.
Grand Canyon Air Tour: Fly from Sedona to the grandest of all natural wonders. See the Painted Desert, Navajo Reservation and the 12,600 foot high San Francisco Peaks on your way to a magnificent flight along the spectacular South Rim* of the Grand Canyon. Includes the Red Rocks of Sedona, Oak Creek, Secret and Sycamore Canyons and much more.
Pink Jeep Grand Canyon Experience: This tour includes your personally guided and narrated tour of the Grand Canyon, National Park entrance fees, and complimentary pick up and drop-off. Your professional and knowledgeable guide narrates your journey from start to finish ensuring an incredible Grand Canyon experience. Your unforgettable tour begins with a beautiful drive up Oak Creek Canyon, one of the top 10 scenic drives in America. Then we travel through the Ponderosa Pine Forest of Flagstaff, past the San Francisco Peaks, and on to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.Tour upgrade options include a fine lunch at either the historic El Tovar hotel or the Bright Angel Lodge.
Canyon View Information Plaza:
Stop at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center to receive information on the park, or to enjoy the view from Mather point.
Yavapai Observation Station:
Catch spectacular views of the canyon from large observation windows or outside viewpoints. Displays inside explain the geology of the park.
Desert View Drive:
Tracing the South Rim for 23 miles between the Village and Desert View the Desert View Drive features striking canyon vistas, Tusayan Ruin and spectacular views from the Watchtower of the Painted Desert, the Colorado River, the San Francisco Peaks and the Vermilion Cliffs.
Hermit Toad and Rim Trail:
Enjoy this 16 mile round trip by convenient shuttle or on foot along the Rim Trail. The route includes eight main viewpoints along Hermit Road.
Even in a day, you can still hike a short way into the canyon along the Bright Angel or South Kaibab trails.
Grand Canyon IMAX Theater:
The National Geographic Theater presents "Grand Canyon: Discovery & Adventure". This is a 34 minute film on a seven story screen that takes you on a trip through time. Viewers will discover a Grand Canyon that would take a lifetime to experience.
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