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Clarkdale, United States
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icon3 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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Enjoy a 4-hour sightseeing journey by train aboard the Verde Canyon Railroad, which glides through the beautiful wilderness of the American Southwest near Sedona. Nibble light refreshments while traveling on the Verde Canyon Railroad through Arizona’s desert. Ride in a vintage train car or open-air viewing car to get a great perspective on the region’s natural and cultural treasures. See ancient cliff dwellings built by the Native American Sinagua people, historic mining sites and more as your train cruises along a route that follows the Verde River.
  • 4-hour round-trip train ride on Verde Canyon Railroad, from Sedona
  • Soak in unobstructed views of the Arizona desert and Verde River
  • Look for Sinagua cliff dwellings, old mining sites, and native wildlife such as bald eagles or antelope
  • Ride in a vintage train car with air-conditioning or head to the open-air platform car
  • Bring the whole family on an activity that is suitable for all ages
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First class seating
Champagne toast
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
DVD (available to purchase)
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

300 N Broadway, Clarkdale, AZ 86324, USA

Departure Point: Verde Canyon Railroad Train Depot in Clarkdale, Arizona Address: 300 North Broadway Clarkdale, Arizona 86324 Directions: From Phoenix: Allow 2 hours for the drive • Take I-17 north to exit 287 (Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Clarkdale). Turn left (west) over the freeway on Hwy 260. • Stay on Hwy 260 for approximately 14 miles to the fifth traffic light. Turn left at light. This is Main Street (historic 89A). • Drive through Old Town Cottonwood, past the turnoff for Tuzigoot National Monument until you see a sign on the corner that says “Verde Canyon Railroad.” • Bear right onto Broadway, cross the one-lane bridge and park in the designated parking across the street from the depot. From Sedona: Allow 40 minutes for the drive. • Go southwest toward Cottonwood on Hwy 89A to Cornville Road/Mingus Avenue. • Turn right on Mingus Avenue and proceed west 1.8 miles to North Main Street (Historic 89A). • Turn right and continue on Main Street through Old Town Cottonwood, past the turnoff for Tuzigoot National Monument until you see a sign on the corner that says “Verde Canyon Railroad.” • Bear right onto Broadway, cross the one-lane bridge and park in the designated parking across the street from the depot.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please Note: Special dietary options are unable to be accommodated
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Verde Canyon Railroad
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Verde Canyon Railroad Adventure?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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  • "You're not allowed to travel between adjoining cars; there's a hefty fine if you do." See review


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Scenery, service on train...
, Nov 2021
Scenery, service on train car, information about area. Champagne toast and food service excellent. Cars decorated for Christmas, outdoor rail car great
, Nov 2021
Beautiful scenery, relaxing journey!!! Mike and EC were the BEST and Awesome tour guides‼️ Interesting history of the history of the Clark family and the preservation of the land‼️
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
We will make sure Mike and EC know that you enjoyed your time with them. Thank you for sharing this.
Loved This!
, Nov 2021
Best thing we did here. Total enjoyment. Loved everything and would recommend to anyone! Music was also spot on.
Verde Canyon with Friends
, Nov 2021
The attendants were knowledgeable and fun! Open air cars were great for the experience and the ride was beautiful.
The staff were so great...
, Nov 2021
The staff were so great with historical and general information about what we were seeing. We will recommend this train experience to our friends.
25th anniversary
, Nov 2021
Love trains. Beautiful scenery. Staff was informative & just fun!! They gave a lot of history about the area which we loved and identified rock formation likenesses which took a little imagination to see. 🤭😃
Riding the rails
, Nov 2021
The ride went through beautiful landscapes. The outside viewing was great and the inside was good as well as very comfortable. The staff was superb. Very knowledgeable.
Beautiful trip
, Nov 2021
Worth the trip. So much fun. Staff were excellent. Would go again if I am ever back this way. Booked from reviews online and it was even better then expected.
Spectacular afternoon
, Nov 2021
My sister and our husbands had a relaxing afternoon watching the canyon come alive with color and beautiful formations the staff was wonderful! We had a toast to the afternoon, a lovely cheese , fruit box and listened to the history of the area. . Spectacular!
Great scenery, train and...
, Nov 2021
Great scenery, train and staff. Loved the experience and met nice tourists.I would recommend it to friends
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