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Scenic route from Phoenix to Sedona

  1. Phoenix, AZ

    Travel Overview: 1 hour 33 minutes — 94 mi

  2. Montezuma Castle National Monument

    Travel Overview: 14 minutes — 11 mi

  3. Red Rock Scenic Byway

    Travel Overview: 17 minutes — 14 mi

  4. Schnebly Hill Road

    Travel Overview: 5 minutes — 1 mi

  5. Sedona, AZ

    Travel Overview: 6 minutes — 1 mi

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From Phoenix, AZ1 to Montezuma Castle National Monument2

Segment: 94 mi — about 1 hour, 33 mins

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1. Drive west on West Washington Street.
3 mins
1.0 mi
2. Keep right to stay on West Washington Street.
2 mins
0.9 mi
3. Turn right to take the I-17 North/US-60 West ramp.
58 mins
62.1 mi
4. Keep left to take I 17/Arizona Veterans Highway.
23 mins
27.7 mi
5. Take exit 289 toward Montezuma Castel/Middle Verde Road.
1 min
0.3 mi
6. Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto West Middle Verde Road.
1 min
0.1 mi
7. Exit the roundabout onto West Middle Verde Road.
1 min
0.1 mi
8. Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto West Middle Verde Road.
1 min
0.1 mi
9. Exit the roundabout onto West Middle Verde Road.
1 min
0.3 mi
10. Turn left onto Montezuma Castle Road.
3 mins
2.0 mi
11. Your destination is on the right.
1 min
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      1. Drive west on West Washington Street.
      3 mins
      1.0 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      2. Keep right to stay on West Washington Street.
      2 mins
      0.9 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      3. Turn right to take the I-17 North/US-60 West ramp.
      58 mins
      62.1 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      4. Keep left to take I 17/Arizona Veterans Highway.
      23 mins
      27.7 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      5. Take exit 289 toward Montezuma Castel/Middle Verde Road.
      1 min
      0.3 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      6. Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto West Middle Verde Road.
      1 min
      0.1 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      7. Exit the roundabout onto West Middle Verde Road.
      1 min
      0.1 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      8. Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto West Middle Verde Road.
      1 min
      0.1 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      9. Exit the roundabout onto West Middle Verde Road.
      1 min
      0.3 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      10. Turn left onto Montezuma Castle Road.
      3 mins
      2.0 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      11. Your destination is on the right.
      1 min

    From Montezuma Castle National Monument2 to Red Rock Scenic Byway3

    Overview: Montezuma Castle National Monument

    Segment: 11 mi — about 14 mins

    11
    14
    2.0107209824400663
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    14
    2.0107209824400663
    1. Drive east on Montezuma Castle Road.
    4 mins
    2.0 mi
    2. Turn right onto West Middle Verde Road.
    1 min
    0.3 mi
    3. Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto West Middle Verde Road.
    1 min
    0.1 mi
    4. Exit the roundabout onto West Middle Verde Road.
    1 min
    0.1 mi
    5. Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit.
    1 min
    0.1 mi
    6. Exit the roundabout onto I 17/Arizona Veterans Highway.
    8 mins
    8.8 mi
    7. Take exit 298 toward Oak Creek Canyon/SR 179/Sedona.
    1 min
    0.2 mi
    8. Turn left onto AZ 179/Red Rock Scenic Byway.
    1 min
    0.3 mi
    9. Your destination is on the left.
    1 min
      • Turn-By-Turn Map
        1. Drive east on Montezuma Castle Road.
        4 mins
        2.0 mi
      • Turn-By-Turn Map
        2. Turn right onto West Middle Verde Road.
        1 min
        0.3 mi
      • Turn-By-Turn Map
        3. Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto West Middle Verde Road.
        1 min
        0.1 mi
      • Turn-By-Turn Map
        4. Exit the roundabout onto West Middle Verde Road.
        1 min
        0.1 mi
      • Turn-By-Turn Map
        5. Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit.
        1 min
        0.1 mi
      • Turn-By-Turn Map
        6. Exit the roundabout onto I 17/Arizona Veterans Highway.
        8 mins
        8.8 mi
      • Turn-By-Turn Map
        7. Take exit 298 toward Oak Creek Canyon/SR 179/Sedona.
        1 min
        0.2 mi
      • Turn-By-Turn Map
        8. Turn left onto AZ 179/Red Rock Scenic Byway.
        1 min
        0.3 mi
      • Turn-By-Turn Map
        9. Your destination is on the left.
        1 min

      Red Rock Scenic Byway3

      Overview: Red Rock Scenic Byway

      Segment: 14 mi — about 17 mins

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      17
      2.460654619824882
      14
      17
      2.460654619824882
      1. Head west on AZ-179 N/National Forest 618 Rd N
      Continue to follow AZ-179 N
      8 mins
      6.8 mi
      2. At the roundabout, continue straight to stay on AZ-179 N
      1 min
      0.3 mi
      3. Enter the roundabout
      1 min
      118 ft
      4. Head north on AZ-179 N
      1 min
      0.2 mi
      5. At the roundabout, continue straight to stay on AZ-179 N
      1 min
      0.6 mi
      6. Enter the roundabout
      Destination will be on the left
      1 min
      141 ft
      7. Head southwest toward Bell Rock Blvd
      1 min
      259 ft
      8. Exit the roundabout onto AZ-179 N
      3 mins
      3.1 mi
      9. At the roundabout, continue straight to stay on AZ-179 N
      3 mins
      3.0 mi
      10. Continue onto Schnebly Hill Rd
      Destination will be on the right
      1 min
      46 ft
      11. Head southwest on Schnebly Hill Rd toward AZ-179 N
      1 min
      46 ft
      12. Take the 1st right onto AZ-179 N
      Destination will be on the right
      1 min
      0.3 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          1. Head west on AZ-179 N/National Forest 618 Rd N
          Continue to follow AZ-179 N
          8 mins
          6.8 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          2. At the roundabout, continue straight to stay on AZ-179 N
          1 min
          0.3 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          3. Enter the roundabout
          1 min
          118 ft
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          4. Head north on AZ-179 N
          1 min
          0.2 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          5. At the roundabout, continue straight to stay on AZ-179 N
          1 min
          0.6 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          6. Enter the roundabout
          Destination will be on the left
          1 min
          141 ft
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          7. Head southwest toward Bell Rock Blvd
          1 min
          259 ft
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          8. Exit the roundabout onto AZ-179 N
          3 mins
          3.1 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          9. At the roundabout, continue straight to stay on AZ-179 N
          3 mins
          3.0 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          10. Continue onto Schnebly Hill Rd
          Destination will be on the right
          1 min
          46 ft
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          11. Head southwest on Schnebly Hill Rd toward AZ-179 N
          1 min
          46 ft
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          12. Take the 1st right onto AZ-179 N
          Destination will be on the right
          1 min
          0.3 mi

        From Red Rock Scenic Byway3 to Schnebly Hill Road4

        Overview: Red Rock Scenic Byway

        Segment: 1 mi — about 5 mins

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        5
        0.250579739226648
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        5
        0.250579739226648
        1. Drive east on AZ 89A.
        1 min
        0.1 mi
        2. Exit the roundabout onto AZ 179 South/Red Rock Scenic Byway.
        1 min
        0.3 mi
        3. Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Schnebly Hill Road.
        1 min
        0.1 mi
        4. Exit the roundabout onto Schnebly Hill Road.
        3 mins
        1.0 mi
        5. Your destination is on the right.
        1 min
          • Turn-By-Turn Map
            1. Drive east on AZ 89A.
            1 min
            0.1 mi
          • Turn-By-Turn Map
            2. Exit the roundabout onto AZ 179 South/Red Rock Scenic Byway.
            1 min
            0.3 mi
          • Turn-By-Turn Map
            3. Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Schnebly Hill Road.
            1 min
            0.1 mi
          • Turn-By-Turn Map
            4. Exit the roundabout onto Schnebly Hill Road.
            3 mins
            1.0 mi
          • Turn-By-Turn Map
            5. Your destination is on the right.
            1 min

          Side Trip: Please read the side-trip description for the directions

          Traveling up Bear Wallow Canyon for 7-miles on a gravel road, Schnebly Hill Road climbs up to the Schnebly Hill Vista, where you can marvel at the panoramic views of the Sedona Valley. Take advantage of all the pull outs to explore the scenery.

          Along the way, explore Munds Mountain Wilderness which presents the opportunity to explore more than 20,000 acres of riparian habitats, desert, woodlands and forest by looping on Forest Roads 179F, 179, 793, and 647.

          From Schnebly Hill Road4 to Sedona, AZ5

          Overview: Schnebly Hill Road

          Segment: 1 mi — about 6 mins

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          6
          0.291133530072528
          1
          6
          0.291133530072528
          1. Drive west on Schnebly Hill Road (High Profile Vehicles Only)/FR 153.
          3 mins
          1.0 mi
          2. Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto AZ 179 North/Red Rock Scenic Byway.
          1 min
          0.1 mi
          3. Exit the roundabout onto AZ 179 North/Red Rock Scenic Byway.
          1 min
          0.1 mi
          4. Bear right to stay on AZ 179 North/Red Rock Scenic Byway.
          1 min
          0.2 mi
          5. Bear right onto AZ 89A.
          1 min
          0.3 mi
          6. Enter North State Route 89A and take the 5th exit.
          1 min
          0.1 mi
          7. Your destination is on the left.
          1 min
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              1. Drive west on Schnebly Hill Road (High Profile Vehicles Only)/FR 153.
              3 mins
              1.0 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              2. Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto AZ 179 North/Red Rock Scenic Byway.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              3. Exit the roundabout onto AZ 179 North/Red Rock Scenic Byway.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              4. Bear right to stay on AZ 179 North/Red Rock Scenic Byway.
              1 min
              0.2 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              5. Bear right onto AZ 89A.
              1 min
              0.3 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              6. Enter North State Route 89A and take the 5th exit.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              7. Your destination is on the left.
              1 min
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