Stunning scenic beauty welcomes you as you enter the small and laid back desert town of Sedona, nestled among a geological wonderland of red-rock buttes, pine forests and steep canyon walls. Sedona extracts a sense of awe and wonder from its visitors. A mysticism that some even believe to be spiritual and sacred. If you are seeking divine inspiration, or simply in search of a spectacular sunset then head to the Chapel of the Holy Cross, built into the red-rock towers. Stroll the cobblestone walkways of Uptown Sedona where many art galleries, new age shops, luxury spas and world-class restaurants line the streets, on to Tlaquepaque Village and the Village of Oak Creek for more shopping and exploring. Learn all about Sedona on a fun trolley tour visiting historic and inspirational landmarks, a great introduction to this awesome town.
Explore miles of soaring colorful landscapes
Sedona is surrounded by 1.8 million acres of picturesque national forest and natural landscape, which together with a mild climate creates endless outdoor fun and activities. One of Sedona’s great attractions are the soaring red rocks towering in the desert. The sandstone cliffs of Red Rock State Park reflect in the tranquil waters of Oak Creek flowing through the 16 mile long gorge of Oak Creek Canyon. There are many trails of all levels for hiking, biking or to explore on horseback. For something different, cruise along the tracks by Jeep or spoil yourself with a hot-air balloon ride to get a spectacular panoramic view of the soaring red rock monoliths and the colorful landscape below. Take a kayak trip down the river to a local vineyard for wine tasting or picnic at the water’s edge. Slide Rock State Park lies seven miles north of Sedona and is worth a visit if only to slip down the red-sandstone natural water slide formed by the slippery bed of Oak Creek. Animal lovers can get close and personal at the Out of Africa Wildlife Park. Be sure to end your day experiencing the beauty of an Arizona sunset.
Sedona is only 110 miles south of the stunning Grand Canyon National Park and 20 miles from the historic wild-west mining town of Jerome. Other nearby places to explore are Walnut Canyon, Meteor and Sunset Craters and Montezuma’s Castle and Well.
Sedona is a mystical, inspirational and spectacularly beautiful destination.