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Downey to Sedona drive

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Downey to Sedona road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Downey 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.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Downey
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:30 am  Oak Glen
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:30 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:57 pm  Salton Sea State Park
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:57 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:46 pm  Ehrenberg
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 5 hours

 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Ehrenberg
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:23 pm  White Tank Mountain Regional Park
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:23 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:08 pm  Montezuma Castle National Monument
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:08 pm
drive for about 29 minutes

4:37 pm  arrive in Sedona
stay at Enchantment Resort

day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Downey to Sedona.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Downey, California.

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?

Oak Glen  (6 answers)
    Riley's Farm  (2 mentions)
Salton Sea State Park
White Tank Mountain Regional Park
Montezuma Castle National Monument  (4 mentions)

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!

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

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

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

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

 Mee-Na Hwang from asked:
Going on a roadtrip to Sedona, AZ. Is taking I-10 better route?  (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 Downey 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 Downey to Sedona. Or get a full Downey 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 Downey well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Downey!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 479 miles
driving time of 7 hours, 48 minutes
6 Oak Glen travel answers
1 Ehrenberg travel answer
71 Sedona travel answers

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