Play InSedona's Giant Country

Travelers to Sedona, Arizona are transported to an out of this world desert landscape that captivates nature lovers, spiritualists, and adventurers alike. Within driving distance of Uptown Sedona, visitors can discover the breathtaking scenery of Oak Creek Canyon. The canyon is known for its spectacular camping, fishing, and a wide array of hiking trails. During winter, the Northern Arizona landscape is transformed into a snowy wonderland, where you can enjoy the adventure of skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling. Junipine Resort offers the opportunity to share the many landscapes that Arizona has to offer, all within driving distance.

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Junipine's Day Trip Recommendations

Within a day's drive of Junipine Resort you will find spectacular monuments, scenery, and unique places including:

  • Grand Canyon National Park | 2 hrs
  • Las Vegas | 5 hrs

  • Lake Powell | 3 hrs
  • Flagstaff Trail System | 45 min

Explore SedonaNearby Attractions

  • Red Rocks State Park

    The renowned Red Rocks State Park offers spectacular views of Sedona’s Redstone Canyon, with sandstone formations that rise majestically from the desert floor. Visitors can explore the hiking and biking trails or take a rugged jeep tour that takes you through multi-hued pinnacles, spires, buttes and domes.

  • Coconino National Forest

    This 1.86 million acre forest features a diverse array of landscapes including mountains, deserts, mesas, flatlands, and volcanic peaks. The forest offers hundreds of different hiking trails through 10 different wilderness areas.

  • Slide Rock State Park

    Slide Rock State Park was recently ranked by Forbes as one of the top parks in the United States for good reason. The 43 acre expanse features several hiking trails, a Homestead, and a working apple farm.

  • Sedona

    See Sedona’s historic downtown, surrounded by gorgeous sandstone rock formations. The Main Street District features a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants, galleries, and spas, as well as a number of historic buildings.

  • Flagstaff

    Just 45 minutes to the north, the college town of Flagstaff offers a lively downtown district with a distinct naturalist vibe. Its 7000 ft elevation means, Flagstaff offers attractions for all four seasons.

  • A/B Young Hiking Trail

    This rigorous 3-4 hour hiking trail starts at Junipine Resort right by our creekside picnic areas. A steep ascent winds its way up over 1600 feet, offering intermediate to advanced hikers breathtaking views from the rim of the Oak Creek Canyon.

  • West Fork Trail

    Sedona’s most popular trail, West Fork offers an easy-rated 6 mile hike extending over 13 different streams, culminating at Oak Creek Canyon.

  • Templeton Trail

    Within the sprawling Coconino National Forest lies the Templeton Trail, good for a scenic 3.5 mile hike. The Templeton also intersects with several other trails in the area.

  • Devil's Bridge Trail (Via Chuck Wagon)

    Ranked #6 in Trip Advisor’s top attractions in Sedona, the Devil’s Bridge Trail is a 2 mile round trip to the top of a redstone arch, which brave hikers can walk across for an unparalleled view of the valley below. For a longer journey, take Chuck Wagon trail to the start of Devil’s Bridge.

  • Pink Jeep tours of the Red Rocks

    Offering unique tours of the Red Rocks and knowledgeable guides, the Pink Jeep Tours are a thrilling experience and a highly recommended way to explore the Sedona wilderness.

  • Mountain biking mecca

    From Hangover to Hiline, the trails around Sedona feature some of the most intense mountain bike riding imaginable, with steep downward slopes that are not for beginners. Located in Uptown Sedona, The Fat Tire bike shop offers quality rentals, experienced guides, and easy access to the Sedona trail network.

  • Hot air balloon rides

    See the Red Rocks and downtown Sedona on an aerial nature walk 1,500 feet up in a hot air balloon. Perfect for genuine family fun or a more intimate occasion, the hot air balloon rides offer a spectacular new perspective on Arizona’s breathtaking landscape.

  • Bi-plane and helicopter tours

    See the entirety of Sedona and its surrounding wilderness from the sky on a bi-plane or helicopter tour. Few other attractions offer the breathtaking views of the Red Rocks found on these tours.

  • Great West Adventure Co

    Offering highly recommended Grand Canyon-based tours,  they also feature several 'combo' tours that can include visits to Indian ruins, rafting on the Colorado River, and helicopter flights over the Grand Canyon.

  • Horseback riding

    Enjoy a 1,5 hour horseback tour that begins on a working ranch located in the valley’s wine country. Take in the picturesque landscapes of Oak Creek, Javelina Leap Vineyard and Winery the Verde Valley in true Arizona style.

  • Sedona Art Galleries

    Sedona is an artistic mecca, with dozens of unique art galleries and craft villages featuring fine art, contemporary art, sculpture, photography, Indian pottery, jewelry and Native American artwork.

  • Sedona New Day Spa

    Our Sedona Resorts choice for a quality local spa, you'll find very experienced and progressive therapists at reasonable prices. Of course, we feature two local therapists that will perform massage therapy in your creekhouse, and you may inquire with us directly for pricing and availability.

  • The Verde Canyon Railway

    Step back in time and enjoy a leisurely four hour tour of the history and wildlife of the area aboard the refurbished Verde Canyon Railway train that winds through Arizona’s beautiful natural landscape along this heritage railroad.

  • Indian Ruin Tours and Vortex Tours

    Travel to off-the-map Indian ruins and petroglyphs, discover ancient hidden places such as the famed energy vortexes and the healing waters of Sedona's sacred springs. Gain insight into fascinating Native American Indian cultures and a more spiritual perspective on Sedona’s Red Rocks.

  • The Grand Canyon Railway

    For a leisurely day trip to the Grand Canyon, just over an hour from Sedona, the Grand Canyon Railway departs the town of Williams, Arizona at 9:30am and makes its way to the southern rim of the Grand Canyon for a full day trip to this iconic natural wonder of the world.

  • Skiing and snowboarding

    The majestic San Francisco Peaks of Flagstaff offer a very different climate to what you’d expect in Arizona. At 9,500 ft above sea level, you’ll discover a full service skiing destination as cacti and desert heat give way to cool pines and scenic, snowy peaks in winter.

  • Sledding at Wing Mountain

    Just a few miles north of the Snowbowl, Wing Mountain is a fun-filled family friendly recreation wonderland. With an emphasis on safe family fun, here kids can build a snowman, throw snowballs and hop on a sled and zoom downhill in soft powder snow.