Best Attractions & Activities

With all of the things to do and see in a city, deciding how to spend your time can be quite an agonizing decision. 10best has narrowed all of the available attractions in Sedona to a list of the most appealing and reputable, to aide in your decision making. You can rest easy knowing that any choice you make from our list is sure to please.

Tuzigoot National Monument

This pueblo compound of the Sinagua Indians was occupied during their heyday, which was roughly from the 12th to the 14th centuries. Originally rising to three stories in some places and encompassing 70-plus rooms, the village sheltered...  Read More

Sedona Heritage Museum

Set in the home and on the grounds of one of Sedona's early families, this museum showcases the lives and efforts of the town's pioneering settlers. Rooms of the Walter and Ruth Jordan home are devoted to domestic life, cowboy life, and local...  Read More

When the summer sun begins to bake the desert, folks make a pilgrimage to this refreshing state park. The site of a former homestead and orchard, the park offers access to Oak Creek and a terrific, 30-foot natural water slide. Plenty of visitors...  Read More

Once part of a private ranch, this 286-acre park offers some of the region's most spectacular scenery, especially given its stunning rock formations and the presence of Oak Creek. Five miles of trails lead visitors through – and to – the...  Read More

As far back as 6000 years ago, humans inhabited this area of Arizona, and through the centuries, various tribes have claimed the place as their own. Remnants of their times and cultures exist in cliff dwellings and in nearby rock art, evocative...  Read More

Although it follows behind the Grand Canyon as a state attraction, Oak Creek Canyon doesn't skimp on scenery or activity. The beautiful, 16-mile-long geological feature is distinguished by rock formations in shades of red, yellow, and white and...  Read More

Its name provides apt indication of Bell Rock's shape, and the formation is a familiar presence in the area. If you'd like, you can scale its slopes: Towards the bottom, the going isn't too rough, although once you approach the top, the climb...  Read More

A half-hour's drive from Sedona, this railroad tour embarks for a scenic excursion through Verde Canyon, accessible only by train. Four hours round-trip, the rail runs to Perkinsville and back and offers incredible views of rock formations, the...  Read More

More an apartment building than a castle, this cliff dwelling was built by members of the Sinagua tribe approximately seven centuries ago. Mistakenly associated with the Aztecs (thus the name), the complex is five stories high and features 20...  Read More

Chapel of the Holy Cross

Designed by sculptor Marguerite Brunswig Staude, this awe-inspiring chapel – a contemporary expression of architecture and spirituality – rises between two red rock mounds just outside of Sedona. Conceived in 1932, the chapel wasn't...  Read More

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