Father’s Day in Sedona – Make it Memorable.

Let’s face it, Dads are literally the hardest member of the family to shop for and these days the malls are filled with golf paraphanalia, “dad” ties, and kitchy gag gifts all vying for your attention. This year why not take your gift giving to the next level by giving your Dad a truly memorable gift.

Old West Tours Sedona

Why Sedona?

There’s good reason Sedona is a destination for more than 3 million tourists each year. Between the natural beauty, rich history, and unique culture, Sedona is like no where else in the world, much less Arizona. Don’t worry you’ll still find all the typical “Dad” things to do too. From golfing to fishing, hiking to Sunday brunch, and of coarse train rides on the historic Verde Canyon Railroad. Whatever you choose, Sedona won’t disappoint!

Golfing near Sedona

Verde Valley Golf

Whether your Dad’s a golfer or not, playing golf on one of Sedona’s 5 courses is certain to be a memorable time for you and your family. No matter what his level of play, it’s hard to imagine more picturesque golf courses anywhere else in the world. Learn more about these courses here.

Fishing near Sedona

fishing in Sedona

Whether your Dad likes fly fishing or basic rod and reel, he’s sure to enjoy the fishing at Oak Creek Canyon. Stocked with Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, and Brown Trout and others from the Page Springs Fish Hatchery helps ensure good fishing year long. Just make sure to get a Fishing License before you head out. Directions from the Verde Canyon Railroad.

Hiking near Sedona

Verde Valley Montezuma

There are tons of great hikes around Sedona, but if you’re going to go do one, many would argue you see Montezuma Castle. Dating way back to 1150 A.D. and perched over 100 feet above the valley floor in a recess of cliffs, it’s a beautiful site and arguably one of the most picturesque set of ruins in the U.S and one of the best preserved cliff dwellings in North America. Learn more about it here. Directions from Verde Canyon Railroad.

Sedona Train Adventure

Verde Valley Montezuma

Sure we’re a bit biased, but it’s hard to argue that taking a ride on the Verde Canyon Railroad isn’t the most memorable thing to do with your dear Dad on their speical day. The typical riding experience is exciting and someithing amazing to share with him, but for a limited time, Verde Canyon Railroad is actually allowing people to book tickets riding in the Locomotive car! This means he’ll get to see what happens behind the scene as the crew gets the train ready, and he’ll be making the trip directly in the engine car of the train next to the Engineer and Conductor. You can learn more about this unique, limited time opportunity here or claim your Dad’s spot right here.

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