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RV Resort Review: Rancho Sedona is a welcome oasis

Rancho Sedona RV Park was exactly what we were craving after several days of dry camping at the spectacular Grand Canyon National Park. Located on the outskirts of bustling Sedona, rimmed in the famously dramatic red rock mountains, this RV park offers expansive grounds under towering trees along the banks of scenic Oak Creek.

The 84 available sites are priced according to size, and we grabbed one of the smaller spots, a bargain at $58 a night. Other options range up to $75 a night, with various discounts offered for longer stays. On the expensive side, yes, but when you consider a room in Sedona can easily hit the $300 a night mark, it seems pretty reasonable, especially considering what's available. Amenities we took advantage of during our stay included:

  • Pristine restrooms with showers
  • Laundry facilities
  • WiFi
  • Charcoal grill
  • Recycling
  • Cable television connection

There's also a off-leash dog walk, a huge number of DVDs and books to borrow, and the friendly staff is genius at offering advice on local sights, including where to score a fairly reasonably priced massage! (That'd be Namti Spa, which offers an hour massage for $69, or $89 for 90 minutes.) Sedona's diverse retail and dining district is a 20-minute walk. 

We were initially going to stay just one or two nights, but liked it so well, we extended our visit to four nights. Loved it! 

Leslie Kelly
Leslie Kelly is a freelance writer.