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A few questions. Please help. Day trip.

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A few questions. Please help. Day trip.

Been living in PHX for about 3 years and never been to Sedona. My best friend and his wife are coming to visit and figured this would be a good time to go. We would only have time for a day trip. Leaving early Saturday morning and coming back later in the day. Checking to see thoughts and ideas on where to go. 4 adults all 28 and a 3 year old and 10. Thinking about eating breakfast at Coffeepot and then go and explore Oak Creek Canyon. Don't know where to eat lunch but that's a pretty rough itinerary. Any thoughts????

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1. Re: A few questions. Please help. Day trip.

It's going to take you about 2 hours to get to Sedona. If you wait to eat breakfast there, that's wasted time and you won't need lunch until it's time to leave. I suggest you eat before you leave. Or stop at Rock Springs Cafe. From there you're only an hour away.

First stops should be at Bell Rock and then the Chapel of the Holy Cross. Head up to Oak Creek Canyon after that. the other don't miss spot is Red Rock Crossing.

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2. Re: A few questions. Please help. Day trip.

Stop at Monteuma's Castle off I-17 on your way up. Take a somewhat quick trip thru it, then off to Bell Rock. You'll find plenty of places to pull off and look around. As you go up Oak Creek Canyon, stop at the Trout Farm and feed the fish-the kids will love it. Garlands is a nice place to stop, too.

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3. Re: A few questions. Please help. Day trip.

Funny how having company gets us to see the places we miss!

I'd do

Bell Rock

Chapel of the Holy Cross


and go right on 89A to Oak Creek Canyon

If there's time on the way back Montezuma's Castle.

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