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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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Address: Sedona, AZ 86351
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A beautiful drive from Flagstaff to Sedona or opposite

beautiful drive through the mountains and don't forget to fill your water jugs near the top on the west side of the road with tasty fresh mountain spring water

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Punta Gorda, Florida, United States
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Punta Gorda, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

beautiful drive through the mountains and don't forget to fill your water jugs near the top on the west side of the road with tasty fresh mountain spring water

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is very spectacular unless you have been exposed to the awesome sights futher north. Coming from the south in the afternoon, it is very red and very pretty.

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Lake Wales, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great way to see some unique American landscape at a reasonable pace. Stop at the Forest Service Visitor Center for helpful guidance if you don't know the area and need help on planning your ride and what to see.

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Little River
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As you travel thru the red rocks, it is an awesome experience...the road winds thru the village of Oak Creek and on to Sedona..many places to stop and get a picture

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Bloomington-Normal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

You are surrounded by breathtaking views. Opportunities to pull over along the way to hike and take pictures. A must see while in the Sedona area.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you like beautiful scenic views then this adventure is for you! Something for everybody! I highly recommend this adventure!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This newly redone road has a concrete median all along, numerous traffic circles, and lots of spectacular views. Please do not slow down to see them, there are plenty of viewpoints along the way where the views are better, anyway. The road clearly was recently repaved and is smooth as silk all the way from Oak Creek to downtown Sedona.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute must. The most beautiful thirty minute drive I have ever seen. God's artwork at His finest!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. Just wow! Every turn reveals a stunning view in every direction. This place is truly one of the special places on the planet. It's right up there with Kauai's Nepali Coast, or Montana's Smith River. It's incredible. Rent a convertible. You can get a Jeep or a Polaris Slingshot locally for a short period. Do it. We rented the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful--hope that you are the navigator and not the driver because there is a lot to look at! many turnouts for photos--not much parking so start early--

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