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ATV tour or Rent a Jeep and self guide?

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ATV tour or Rent a Jeep and self guide?

My husband and I will be visiting the Sedona area for a week at Thanksgiving. We want to go off road to appreciate and photograph the area.

Could anyone tell me if I should book an ATV guided tour or rent a jeep and self guided tour?

thanks in advance. Rose

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1. Re: ATV tour or Rent a Jeep and self guide?

Whichever you choose, you'll still be limited as to where you can go. There are designated trails and roads and going off those paths is strictly forbidden.

Personally, I hate the ATVs and what they and their riders do to the local environment.

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2. Re: ATV tour or Rent a Jeep and self guide?

Thank you for the info. I was curious about environmental after effects.

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3. Re: ATV tour or Rent a Jeep and self guide?

To say that ATVs are destructive but jeeps are not makes no sense. Jeeps weigh 4-5 time more than the ATVs, and can do massive damage if not used responsibly. If both types of vehicles are confined to certain trails then there is no additional damage done to the terrain other than what is already there. And of course the fuel equation should be considered. If you want to try the thrill of an ATV then go for it. This from a long-time off -roader.

Happy Trails!!!

Edited: 22 July 2014, 14:20
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4. Re: ATV tour or Rent a Jeep and self guide?

And that is why I advise guided jeep tours.

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5. Re: ATV tour or Rent a Jeep and self guide?

We took one of the Pink Jeep Tours a few years ago and though I enjoy the out of doors the tour was blah. The guide drove us to a dome house that belonged to a friend's friend, then on dirt roads that were used by the locals to get to their houses. Not worth the big fee they charged.

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6. Re: ATV tour or Rent a Jeep and self guide?

If it was indeed a Pink Jeep tour it was a lesser and inferior route.

The PJ Broken Arrow tour is rated as one of the top activities in Arizona.

Whatever, Debra J's post has nothing to do with the OP.

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7. Re: ATV tour or Rent a Jeep and self guide?

Why would Debra J lie? It seems like a very honest, unbiased and detailed appraisal of her experience.

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8. Re: ATV tour or Rent a Jeep and self guide?

It feels like troll night at TA

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9. Re: ATV tour or Rent a Jeep and self guide?

RedRox, so is everyone's opinion that is not your own wrong? You sound pretty biased and arrogant, so not sure I value your advice.

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10. Re: ATV tour or Rent a Jeep and self guide?

Welcome to the forum Dave. Feel free to ignore me

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