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150 Canyon Circle Drive
Sedona, Arizona, AZ 86351, United States
red rock view Adobe Village Graham Inn
Based in Sedona, Arizona, Mike from Southwest Outside specializes in personalized outdoor education and adventures for families, schools, small groups and individuals. He has years of experience in leading hikes, expeditions and southwest tours, providing information on natural history, geology and Native American cultures. His experience and training sets him apart. from other guides. His personally designed adventures show you the beauty of the Southwest.  Mike offers our guests a discount off the prices listed on his website.  Southwest  928-821-1929

Red Rock Backroads (Driving Tour 3-4 hours)

Relax and experience Sedona's beautiful red rock country in the comfort of Mike's large, luxurious SUV. You always stop for a short walk to view the amazing Red Rocks.

Sedona Sunset (driving tour 3 hours)

This 3-hour journey takes you into the heart of the red rocks. Bring your own bottle of wine to enjoy while we take in a southwestern sunset on this back road tour.

Canyon Explorer (walking tour 3 or 4 hours)

Join Mike on an exploration of an impressive red rock canyon. Your personal journey into the Red Rock Country will show you breathtaking formations set in deep canyons of the Colorado Plateau. There are many options on these canyon treks.

Sinkholes & Spires (walking tour 4 hours)

Journey to one of Sedona's two sink hole and take in the beauty of red spires along the way.  These trips range from an easy 1.5 mile walk to a 4 mile journey winding your way around the red rocks to our most impressive sink hole.  These hikes are all personally matched to your fitness level and area of interest.

Slickrock Scramble (walking tour 3 or 4 hours)

Spend some time on Sedona's slickrock and you'll never want to hike a dirt path again! This is a moderate hike with elevation gain and loss.

Sinaguan Rock Art (driving/walking tour 3 or 4 hours)

Join Mike for an easy walk to visit ancient rock art panels of the Verde Valley.  You'll discuss the early pueblo people of Sedona and the mysteries of their disappearance.

Sedona Full Day Adventures:

Sedona Grand Adventure (driving/walking Tour - 8 hours)

This is a great combination trip for those with limited time in Sedona. We'll spend the morning hiking a spectacular red rock trail and enjoying a picnic lunch. The afternoon will include a more leisurely backroad drive in a comfortable SUV. The best of both worlds for a Sedona backcountry experience!

Sedona Canyons Explorer (walking tour - 8 hours)

A full day hike in one of Sedona's spectacular canyons is the way to experience Red Rock Country. There are many options on this full day adventure.

Mountain Summit Adventure (walking tour - 8 hours)

This is a challenging hike to the top of Red Rock Country. The difficulty of this trek pays off with the reward of a spectacular view and the solitude of Red Rock Country.

 Swimming Hole Trek (Driving/Waking Tour 6 or 8 hours)

Spend the day in a red rock canyon along a crystal clear stream at your own "private" swimming hole. A great way to enjoy a summer day in the Southwest!

Grand Canyon full Day Adventure

Custom outings for groups and individuals.  Call Mike for a custom trip designed to match your area of interest.  There are many options for great experiences in the Grand Canyon.  Travel in Mike's large comfortable SUV on a private tour.  Scenic day trips are designed to maximize your "once in a lifetime" chance to see one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders. 

We recommend Mike's Grand Canyon Natural History Tour as an excellent way to see and understand this amazing geological phenomenon. Mike's guides will share their in depth knowledge of geology, natural history and anthropology.  You may choose a short hike on the rim with a picnic lunch at a secluded overlook.  The return trip takes in spectacular views of the Painted Desert, the Little Colorado River Gorge and the Navajo Reservation.

Grand Canyon Adventure includes:
  • Transportation to and from our Inn in a large SUV
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Entrance fees to the park
  • All the information on Grand Canyon's Geology and Natural History
  • Professional guides with over 25 years of "big ditch" hiking experience
  • WFR certified (Wilderness First Responders)