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From Sedona: Vintage Railroad Car Tour of Verde Canyon

1. From Sedona: Vintage Railroad Car Tour of Verde Canyon

Travel along a wild and scenic river, only accessible by rail that was first built in 1912. Enjoy comfort and style, exceptional amenities, and outstanding service. Wind your way through a red rock paradise, with tracks that hug the curves of the Verde River.Relax in spacious living room-style seating near panoramic windows. Individually packaged, freshly made snacks of meats, cheeses, fruits, and brownie bites are served at your seats. Full bar service is available in every car. Stroll around the train to open-air viewing platforms. Take in astonishing views of a wild and vibrant frontier, historic trestles, bridges, and a 7,000-foot tunnel. See nature tucked into unusual rock formations, red rock pinnacles, and towering crimson cliffs. Look up to see bald eagles and hawks float effortlessly on the breeze above Javelina. Keep an eye open for wild burros, jackrabbits, and many other canyon creatures who have been peacefully coexisting with this heritage railroad for more than 100 years. Select the starlight option to travel through the canyon amid the brilliant variation of colors at sunset and twilight. Starlight rides follow the new moon when the cosmic constellations are at their brightest.

Sedona, AZ: Grand Canyon Guided Tour and Historic Railway

2. Sedona, AZ: Grand Canyon Guided Tour and Historic Railway

Considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is a must-see. Make the most of your visit with this historical railroad tour. Beginning in Sedona, take one of the top 10 scenic drives in America to Flagstaff, known for its towering Ponderosa Pines. After meeting Flagstaff guests, head to the train depot in Williams and board the historical Grand Canyon Railway. Be entertained by cowboys and musicians as the train travels back in time along the scenic journey to the canyon. Enjoy wonderful views of the San Francisco Peaks as the train rolls through valleys filled with wildflowers, dense pine forests, high desert plains, and small canyons. Upgrade your experience with a first-class ticket, which includes oversized seats, big windows, bar service, and complimentary snacks. Arrive by train just steps from the Grand Canyon's South Rim and meet your guide, who will pick you up at the train depot in Grand Canyon Village. Explore the historical buildings of Grand Canyon Village before enjoying some free time for lunch. Rejoin your guide to travel across the south rim heading east. Spend approximately 4-hours in the Grand Canyon National Park. Your tour makes its way along the rim of the Grand Canyon, stopping at Grandview Point. a transitional point between the East and South Rims of the Grand Canyon. Marvel at the open views of the Colorado River Gorge afforded at the East Rim, as well as the butte-filled views for which the South Rim is famous. Later, climb up to the top of the Watchtower Observatory for magnificent views of the Grand Canyon. Tour the East Rim of Grand Canyon National Park as you make your way back to your hotel and get to enjoy sights most other visitors miss. See many scenic overlooks, the Desert View Watchtower and the historic Cameron trading Post on the Navajo Reservation. Next is a stop at the Historic Cameron Trading Post, one of the finest places to shop for authentic Native American souvenirs. You may also visit The Gallery, home of many breathtaking pieces of fine and historic Native American Arts and Crafts. Listen to interesting, informative and entertaining narration from your guide throughout your journey. View the western edge of the Painted Desert and drive along the Little Colorado River Gorge on your way back to Flagstaff and Sedona.

Sedona: Verde Canyon Railroad Trip with Beer Tasting

3. Sedona: Verde Canyon Railroad Trip with Beer Tasting

Experience a scenic train ride through the wilderness of Sedona departing from Clarkdale, Arizona with the Verde Canyon Railroad. Relax in the picturesque landscape of the canyon as you sip on craft beers with your friends. Set off into the wild and discover a world of beauty outside your window. Make your way to the Verde Canyon Railroad in Clarkdale and meet your friendly host and group for the day. Sit out in the sun and bask in the canyon with some refreshing Arizona craft beers. Let conversation pass as spirits fly and tuck into a lunch of your choice from the cafe before you get on board the train. Once the beer tasting is finished you'll jump onto your carriage and set off. Make tracks through the wilderness as you sit in comfort with panoramic windows to immerse you in the scenery. Help yourself to the bar service available in every car and enjoy snacks of cheese and brownie bites.

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What people are saying about Sedona

Thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon. The train is amazing. The seating was comfortable and the snack trays were delicious. The outside observation car gets you right in the middle of this beautiful scenery. The narration was interesting and fun!

Great afternoon with friends and learning about the scenery. Very relaxing and slow pace. Good adventure for families!

Very nice views. We loved the train and they even had a cheese tray for each passenger. This is a great relaxing tour!

Was very enjoyable and knowledgeable, wonderful scenery and great job by all!

The train ride was well worth the price. It was a fantastic trip.