Do you have fond memories of your childhood vacations with your family? Well, you can create many new ones with these Sedona family activities! Whether you want to explore the local culture or experience an adventure through a red rock canyon, you and your loved ones will remember this trip forever. Keep reading to discover some of our favorite things to do in our red rock paradise!
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5 Family Activities in Sedona
1. Go for a Hike
Hiking is one of the best family activities in Sedona. The stunning red rock formations feature tons of hiking trails weaving through the unique landscapes around the outskirts of town. Spots like Red Rock State Park, the Airport Mesa, and Devil’s Bridge offer fantastic kid-friendly hikes, and with over 100 trails around Sedona, you’ll never run out of new places to see. Here are a few of our other favorite hikes!
- Bell Rock Trail
- Cathedral Rock Trail
- Airport Loop and Summit
- Boynton Canyon Trail
2. Explore Sedona’s Swirling Energy Centers
Experiencing the vortexes in our area is a fun family activity that you can enjoy while hiking on some of the trails we mentioned. These transformative, swirling energy centers circulate at a collection of world-renowned spots like the Bell Rock Vortex and the Boynton Canyon Vortex. Visitors from around the world come to Sedona for these mysterious healing powers.
3. Take a Pink Jeep Tour
You’ll need to venture off the beaten path in order to experience all of Sedona’s beauty. We recommend booking at least one tour to get a lay of the land and enjoy an array of incredible experiences. Whether you want to explore the canyons and foothills around Sedona in a Pink Jeep, get a bird’s-eye view of the red rocks from a helicopter, or take a first-class charter to some of the most popular locations in the area, you’ll discover many incredible ways to see the red rocks.
4. Stroll Through Uptown Sedona
Uptown Sedona provides opportunities to take a leisurely stroll while discovering local culture, art, and food while soaking in the beautiful red rock scenery. Stop by the Tlaquepaque Art Village to discover unique local art and shops before heading over to Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill for a feast for the eyes and the palate.
5. Uncover Sedona History
If you want to venture off the beaten path and enjoy a different kind of family activity in Sedona, check out some of the unique history on the outskirts of town. You can view architectural icons from early 12th and 13th-century Indian tribes at the Palatki and Honanki Heritage sites. The Chapel of the Holy Cross offers a contrast to the historic pueblo dwellings with its stunning showcase of the cutting-edge, mid-20th century architecture. If you want to view one of the best-preserved cliff dwellings in North America, head over to Montezuma Castle.
Wondering where to stay in Sedona with your family? Red Sedona Vacation Rentals is your key to the ultimate family adventure. Each of our properties features spacious interiors, incredible outdoor areas where you can enjoy the views, and excellent locations. Don’t forget to check out our Concierge Services and our Things to Do page.
Start planning your Sedona vacation today by booking one of our properties. We look forward to welcoming you to the Red Sedona family!