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Amarillo to Sedona drive in 1 day

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 Route 66
 Petrified Forest National Park
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Amarillo to Sedona road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Amarillo to Sedona. If you're planning a road trip to Sedona, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Amarillo and Sedona. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Amarillo and Sedona. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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8:00 am  start in Amarillo
drive for about 1.5 hours

9:44 am  Tucumcari
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:44 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:22 pm  Route 66
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:22 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:17 pm  Albuquerque
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 5:17 pm
drive for about 1 hour

6:30 pm  Grants
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:30 pm
drive for about 57 minutes

8:28 pm  Gallup
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 9:28 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:04 pm  Petrified Forest National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:04 am (past midnight)
drive for about 54 minutes

12:58 am (past midnight)  Winslow
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:58 am (past midnight)
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:35 am (past midnight)  arrive in Sedona
stay at Enchantment Resort

driving ≈ 11.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Amarillo, Texas.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Tucumcari  (4 answers)
    questions about Tucumcari:
        What are the must see/must stay/ must eat places in Tucumcari?

Route 66  (3 mentions)

Albuquerque  (90 answers)
    Old Town Albuquerque  (3 mentions)
    New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science  (2 mentions)
    Explora!  (2 mentions)
    Nob Hill  (2 mentions)
    Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Albuquerque:
        Frontier Restaurant
        Standard Diner
        Frontier Restaurant
    hotels around Albuquerque:
        Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center
    questions about Albuquerque:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Albuquerque?
        Temporary home!
        Affordable hotel in Albuquerque for the International Balloon Fiesta?
        Where to stay


Gallup  (5 answers)

Petrified Forest National Park  (6 answers)
    Petrified Forest National Park  (2 mentions)

Winslow  (5 answers)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Sedona, Arizona.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to stay in Sedona?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Sedona.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Enchantment Resort, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.

Want to research more popular hotels in Sedona? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Sedona?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Elote Cafe, which was mentioned 3 times.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Sedona? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Sedona?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Slide Rock State Park  (4 mentions)
Oak Creek Canyon  (3 mentions)
Bell Rock Trail  (3 mentions)
Devils Bridge  (3 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Sedona. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Beth from Greensboro asked:
Best things to do in Sedona besides hiking?  (3 answers)

profile  Carli from asked:
Vortex Hike/ Sound healing  (2 answers)

profile  Sam from Munich asked:
Nature Lover in Sedona  (2 answers)

profile  Mee-Na from asked:
Going on a roadtrip to Sedona, AZ. Is taking I-10 better route?  (1 answer)

profile  Kara from Boston asked:
Best hikes and natural swimming holes  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Sedona.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Sedona to Amarillo drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Amarillo to Sedona. Or get a full Amarillo to Sedona flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Amarillo well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Amarillo!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 636 miles
driving time of 9 hours, 26 minutes
Sedona is 2 hours behind Amarillo
26 Amarillo travel answers
4 Tucumcari travel answers
90 Albuquerque travel answers
1 Grants travel answer
5 Gallup travel answers
6 Petrified Forest National Park travel answers
5 Winslow travel answers
78 Sedona travel answers


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