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10-Day Sample Itinerary Red Rocks and Ranches

Great American Driving Trip

Itinerary Highlights

Vibe: Ethereal, spiritual, introspection

Reminiscent of: Atacama, Chile; Himalayas.
Start in Phoenix
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Day 1, 2

Begin your trip in Phoenix and drive through the mountains for approximately two hours to Sedona, where you'll be invited to embrace the spirit of play. This high alpine town is renowned for its red rocks, sense of adventure and spirituality. Embark on a morning hike to the glorious views of Cathedral Rock, learn about the famous Sedona energy vortex on a privately guided excursion, shop for crystals and tarot cards at the charming boutiques in town, or restore your body, mind, and spirit with a Sedona Clay Wrap at the Mii Amo Spa.


Day 3, 4

Lake Powell is the next stop on this epic trip, a 3 hour and 15-minute drive from Sedona. Explore the moonscape of the desert southwest with a hike to the Toadstools rock formations, marvel at the ancient slot canyons at the famous Antelope Canyon, take in spectacular views of the Colorado River atop Horseshoe Bend at sunset, or book a boating excursion on glorious Lake Powell. A stay at Amangiri will give you a healthy dose of otherwordly luxury, and views of the 180 million-year-old mesa that surrounds the resort.

Lake Powell

Day 5, 6

Your red rocks odyssey continues to Sorrel River Ranch in Moab. This scenic 5-hour drive from Amangiri takes you through a landscape filled with ancient mesas and plunging canyons that hearken to a bygone pioneer era. Sorrel River Ranch is the ideal place to stay for beautiful ranch-style accommodations and easy access to nearby Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. View the worlds' greatest concentration of natural sandstone arches, embrace a new perspective with a sunrise hot air balloon flight, or savor a private picnic lunch on the banks of the Colorado River.

Moab + Arches National Park

Day 7, 8, 9, 10

The final stop on this epic adventure takes you to The Lodge at Blue Sky, a 4-hour drive from Moab. Support a great cause by booking a natural horsemanship lesson, in which you'll learn how to communicate with your horse using non-verbal, energetic queues while learning about the fascinating history of the onsite horse rescue foundation, Saving Gracie's. Greet the day with a sunrise hike to our Mountain Yurt for an al fresco yoga class, learn about how craft whiskey is lovingly made in small batches at the onsite High West Distillery, and cap off the day at Edge Spa with a CBD oil massage followed by crystal bowl sound bathing therapy.

The Lodge at Blue Sky

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