Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Denver to Sedona. If you're planning a road trip to Sedona, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Day 1, 10:00 am: start in Denver
drive for about 1 hour
Day 1, 1:16 pm: Colorado City
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:16 pm
drive for about 4 hours
Day 2, 9:00 am: leave from Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi
drive for about 1 hour
Day 2, 10:00 am: Albuquerque
stay for about 1.5 hours and leave at 11:30 am
drive for about 2 hours
Day 2, 1:32 pm: Gallup
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:32 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
Day 2, 4:07 pm: Petrified Forest National Park
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:07 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours
Your starting point is Denver, Colorado.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
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.
Colorado Springs (37 answers)
Garden of the Gods (16 mentions)
United States Air Force Academy (4 mentions)
U.S. Olympic Training Center (2 mentions)
restaurants around Colorado Springs:
The Cliff House at Pikes Peak
questions about Colorado Springs:
Camping at Garden of the Gods / Seven Falls
Santa Fe (78 answers)
Santa Fe Plaza (5 mentions)
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum (4 mentions)
Loretto Chapel (4 mentions)
Museum Of International Folk Art (3 mentions)
El Farol (2 mentions)
restaurants around Santa Fe:
hotels around Santa Fe:
Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi
La Fonda Hotel
Ten Thousand Waves
Inn and Spa at Loretto
questions about Santa Fe:
Hotels in Santa Fe with spa?
Wine lover's Santa Fe?
Top 5 things to do as a family!
Best free things to do in Santa Fe?
Albuquerque (67 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:
questions about Albuquerque:
What is your favorite restaurant in Albuquerque?
Affordable hotel in Albuquerque for the International Balloon Fiesta?
The High Road tour
Gallup (5 answers)
Petrified Forest National Park (2 mentions)
Your final destination is Sedona, Arizona.
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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.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Elote Cafe, which was mentioned 3 times.
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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:
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