Things to do in Sedona, AZ {Splurge Worthy}

best things to do in sedona, azThere are so many things to do in Sedona, AZ for families and adventures.  If you haven’t had a chance to read our Top 10 Budget Friendly Activities Sedona has to offer make sure to check that out.  Sedona is a warm, earthy place full of vibrant culture and rugged beauty.   If you are wondering wether or not to include it in your trip itinerary, I highly suggest that you do!  Here is our list of splurge worthy things to do in Sedona, AZ:

Verde Canyon Railroad:  OK, are you ready for another ride? I know you might have just taken the trolley ride around Sedona but another great ride is through the Verde Canyon! What better way to explore this ancient and impressive canyon than on a train, especially with the kiddos?  This 4-hour ride takes you through one of the many world-famous canyons of AZ. This canyon is untouched, undeveloped, and most certainly spectacular. Take in the fresh air, the history, the extraordinary flora, fauna and wildlife, and tremendous towering cliffs you see all around you. Although a bit pricey,  there is no better way for a family to see the stunning vistas of this canyon in Sedona.

Check Verde Canyon Railroad’s website for more information and pricing.

Pink Jeep Tours:  The Pink Jeep Tours are quite possibly the most popular activity to do in Sedona and possibly Arizona! Take an extraordinary adventure in your own private pink Jeep! The tours all vary and are flexible depending on the amount you’re willing to spend and the places you want to see. This exploration of Sedona is like no other offering a rugged adventure of history, panoramic views, and thrilling rides through picturesque Sedona. If your going to splurge on something to do in Sedona, this is it!

Check Pink Jeep Tours website for more information and pricing.

Papillon Helicopter Tours:  Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopter is a great way to get a unique view of The Grand Canyon — one of the 7 wonders of the world!  Papillon Helicopter Tours is the world’s largest and most experienced helicopter sightseeing company!  Multilingual tours leave Sedona daily.

Check Papillon’s website for more information and pricing.

Red Rock Balloons:  Hop aboard a colorful hot air ballon and take flight over the rugged Red Rocks!  This serene attraction will be like none other as you will be treated to wildlife sightings and the gentle soaring and lift of the balloon will relax you!  After your sunrise flight, enjoy a champagne picnic with a continental breakfast.

Check Red Rock Balloons’ website for more information and pricing.

Arizona Outdoor Adventures:  If you are looking for a little adrenaline, how does a 40 mile guided off-road ATV tour sound?  Have fun with the Arizona Outdoor Adventures in this off-road adventure through the West Sedona Valley where they will take you up to an 800 foot high view from atop Skeleton Bone Mountain.  All ages and skill levels are welcome.
Check Arizona Outdoor Adventures’ website for more information and pricing.
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I hope this list as well as the budget friendly list serve as an excellent resource for you in your upcoming trip.  Choosing one or two from each list will be sure to immerse you in the special culture  and feel the unique city of Sedona, AZ. has to offer!

Have you done any “Splurge” worthy adventures yourself that are worth mentioning?  If so, make sure to tell us about them in the comments below!

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About Emily Oak

I am a Mother, a Lover, a Traveler, Entrepreneur and Blogger. I crave adventure, appreciate good leather, find old weathered wood beautiful, prefer french pressed coffee, and feel alive running in the rain (albeit at a snails pace)! I believe in living passionately, loving extravagantly, taking risks, forgiving often, and living for the audience of One. I am an introvert but you wouldn’t know that if you met me. I LOVE people.