At Any Price: Sedona

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Whether you’re traveling on a budget or looking to splurge, Sedona, Arizona, is a destination for everyone. From private hot air balloon tours and world-class resorts to wallet-friendly museums and breathtaking outdoor attractions, check out this guide to experience all Arizona has to offer – at ANY price.

Attractions

Premium Ticket Experiences Up to $400

Ready for the ultimate girls’ trip? Embark on a luxurious tasting journey with Bliss Wine Tours in Sedona’s picturesque wine country. You’ll visit the area’s top vineyards and wineries, sip award-winning wine, and get insider tips from a local wine expert along the way. End the six-hour tour with lunch at Cove Mesa Vineyard’s tasting room (try the brie board or pizza).

What better way to explore Sedona than with a birds-eye view? Take to the skies on a helicopter ride with Sedona Air Tours and fly over iconic rock formations like Cathedral Rock and Thunder Mountain! Tours range from as short as 15 minutes to over an hour with destinations like the historic mining town of Jerome, the Red Rocks of Sycamore Canyon and the picturesque Antelope Canyon.

If you can’t get enough of Sedona’s skies, Red Rock Balloon Adventures offers thrilling hot air balloon rides! Relax as you soar over Red Rock Country on a magical four-hour tour as the sun paints the canyon walls in hues of red and gold.

Budget-Friendly Attractions Under $50

Immerse yourself in Sedona’s rich history and culture with a self-guided tour of Sedona Heritage Museum! Here, you’ll explore exhibits showcasing the town’s pioneer roots, ranching and orchard industries, and legendary Western movies. See the 100-year-old telegraph office, check out period clothing and furnishings (there’s even a replica of an old-timey kitchen), or enjoy their unique events like the Chuck Wagon Dinner & Movie!

Step into the wilds of Africa without leaving Sedona at the Out of Africa Wildlife Park. Encounter lions, giraffes, and zebras roaming freely in spacious habitats reminiscent of their natural savannah homes. Go for a safari ride, feed the tigers, hold an anaconda at the snake show, and feel the thrill of ziplining on the Raging Raptor. Be aware – the giraffes love to give kisses!

You don’t need to splurge to admire Sedona’s surreal red rock landscape. Sit back and relax on the Red Rock Magic Trolley, soaking in panoramic views of towering cliffs and lush forests. Enjoy captivating stories about Western movies and Indigenous American history as you weave through Sedona and Jordan Park on this scenic ride.

Free Fun in Sedona

At the 27-acre Sedona Wetlands Preserve, you can enjoy Sedona’s diverse ecosystem without spending a dime! Wander along peaceful trails flanked by vegetation and ponds. Bird watchers flock to this area to see species like hummingbirds, herons, hawks, and sparrows.

Overlooking the stunning Verde Valley, the Chapel of the Holy Cross is a breathtaking cultural site just four miles south of Sedona. Jutting out of a red-rock cliffside, this chapel offers a dramatic setting for peaceful reflection. Attend a prayer service or meditation session, or simply admire the incredible views. 

Lace up your hiking boots and make the 1.8-mile roundtrip trek to Devil’s Bridge, one of Sedona’s most famous natural wonders. Hike the scenic trail through rugged terrain and ancient juniper forests, leading to awe-inspiring views atop the natural sandstone arch. Feeling daring? Walk across Devil’s Bridge for an epic photo from the center, but be careful—it’s a long way down. 

Sedona Dining At Any Budget

Fine Dining Up to $150

Planning a romantic evening? You can’t go wrong with Rene At Tlaquepaque. This upscale gem blends French traditions with vibrant Mediterranean flavors. Dine al fresco at a candlelit table in the courtyard, or opt for the intimate dining room. Start with caviar service before indulging in specialties like brown-butter gnocchi and braised short rib. 

For authentic Italian cuisine, dine at Dahl & Di Luca Ristorante—Sedona’s most highly awarded fine-dining restaurant. Savor classics like homemade lasagna with meat sauce, eggplant parmesan, and ravioli with truffle cream sauce. For a real treat, finish your meal with a slice of tiramisu! 

Elevate your dining experience with panoramic views of the red rocks at Che Ah Chi, a contemporary restaurant set atop Boynton Canyon in the Enchantment Resort. Feast on modern American cuisine made with local ingredients, like the grass-fed flank steak with truffled duck fat fries and wild mushrooms. Between the upscale yet relaxed ambiance and sensational surroundings, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more majestic spot.

Budget-Friendly Dining Under $50

Check out Señor Bob’s for a crave-worthy selection of burgers, sandwiches, and hot dogs. Chow down on a barbeque burger loaded with slow-roasted pulled pork, or go for the Señor-an Dog, a beef hot dog topped with pico de gallo, jalapeno refried beans, crumbled bacon, and cilantro aioli. 

If you plan on visiting the legendary Coffee Pot Rock, fuel up first with a hearty breakfast at Coffee Pot Restaurant. Just a few minutes down the road, this local hotspot boasts fast, friendly service and an extensive menu with something for every palate. In addition to favorites like eggs benedict and Huevos Rancheros, they offer a whopping 101 omelets to choose from. 

Looking for authentic Mexican food that won’t break the bank? Head to 89Agave Cantina, a fun and casual eatery in the heart of Uptown Sedona. The menu features dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Order enchiladas with tableside guacamole, or go with the Baja shrimp and Carne Asada street tacos. 

Top Sedona Accommodations

Luxury Hotels & Resorts Up to $1,000

At L’Auberge de Sedona, high-end accommodations and personalized service make for the ultimate retreat. Stay in a cozy creekside cottage or an elegant lodge room with modern amenities. Relax by the outdoor pool, rejuvenate your senses at the award-winning spa, and take part in resort activities like sound healing and yoga.

Situated amidst Sedona’s red rock splendor, Enchantment Resort epitomizes Southwestern luxury. Retreat to spacious casitas or suites adorned with Native American-inspired décor. Unwind with holistic wellness treatments at Mii amo Spa, tee off at the championship golf course, or embark on outdoor adventures like rock climbing and axe throwing. 

The Wilde Resort & Spa blends contemporary grandeur with the rugged beauty of Sedona’s wilderness. Rest in one of the stylishly appointed guestrooms or suites decked out with modern comforts. Dine at the resort’s signature restaurant, unwind with bespoke spa treatments, or explore the surrounding trails and vistas. 

Budget-Friendly Stays Under $200

At Southwest Inn at Sedona, affordable comfort meets rustic charm in the heart of Red Rock Country. Stay in well-appointed guestrooms adorned with Southwestern accents. Start your morning with a complimentary continental breakfast, take a dip in the pool, and bask in the red rock views from the rooftop terrace. 

Experience total comfort and genuine hospitality at Sedona Bear Lodge. Unwind in tasteful guestrooms featuring rustic décor and essential amenities. Take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi, daily breakfast with homemade baked goods, free parking, and a convenient location close to Sedona’s top attractions. 


Discover the tranquility of West Sedona at the intimate Baby Quail Inn, an affordable boutique hotel. Walk to nearby shops, farmers markets, and restaurants, or drive just a few minutes to top Sedona attractions like Red Rock State Park. Soak in the hot tub, hang out in the courtyard, and kick back in a cozy guestroom after your daily adventures.

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