Places:  On the less “tourist” side of Sedona

Hiking Trail in Sedona, Arizona Desert. Red Rock.

I couldn’t ask for a more perfect day to be hiking yesterday  in Sedona.  The sun was out (okay it’s usually out), the temperature was in the low 70’s, and the trails were mostly empty.

Hiking Trail in Sedona, Arizona Desert. Red Rock.
One of the true benefits of living in Arizona, is you never run out of beautiful places to be.

Sedona isn’t always one of my favorite places to go.  There is no doubt that it is absolutely one of the most beautiful places on the planet.  However, it doesn’t take long to be frustrated trying to drive through town – or worse, just driving into town.  But I looked to hit some trails away from the normal “tourist” areas.

Hiking Sedona Arizona Desert Rusty Ward Old Man Hiking
“Old Man Posing”

I know, it’s pretty selfish to want the place to just myself (and friends).  But when you kind of do…it doesn’t get more pleasant.


One response to “Places:  On the less “tourist” side of Sedona”

  1. […] wasn’t the first choice either.  I originally set out to go to Soldier’s Pass, but the parking lot was full (it only holds about 20 spots and we just missed the last one).  So […]

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