Outdoor Activities and Adventures
M Diamond Ranch
Trail Rides, Cowboy Cookouts, Cattle Drives on a working ranch. A beautiful drive south from Canyon Villa into the foothills brings you to this real ranch. Blue skies, rolling hills, and friendly horses make for a true western experience.
Experience the trails of Dead Horse Ranch State Park on horseback with a ride that covers many local landscapes, from riverbed to high desert to limestone hills.
Verde Canyon Railroad
Located just 25 miles from Sedona in the old mining and railroad town of Clarkdale, this excursion train winds along peacefully through the beautiful Verde Canyon. The train passes towering pinacles of colorful rocks near ancient Indian ruins; over fortified trestles; and through a manmade 680-foot tunnel to the Perkinsville ghost ranch and back. Choose between coach and first class.
Grand Canyon Railway
Running daily from Williams, AZ, the train heads north through the open deserts of Grand Canyon country taking you right to the steps of the historic El Tovar Hotel at the South Rim. A train lover's delight and a fun way to come and go from the Canyon. Williams is a 1 1/4 hour drive from Canyon Villa Inn in Sedona.
Blazin M Ranch
Located in nearby Cottonwood, experience the Old West with a replicated western town from the 1800s, a real cowboy chuck wagon cookout with all the fixins, western shops, a saloon, museaum, and the Blazin M Cowboys band. If you want to experience the old west with all it's nostalgia, this is the place.