Discover the miracle that is Sedona. This spectacular red rock landscape is a four-season playground for everyone from outdoor adventurers to art collectors to resort goers. The city and surrounding national forest, with its striking red rock monoliths and scenic Oak Creek Canyon, is a beautiful backdrop for a host of outdoor activities. With Sedona’s mild climate, clear blue skies, and more than 100 trails for hiking and biking, world-class golf and tennis, 4-wheel drive and air tours, it’s easy to see why nature enthusiasts return to Sedona again and again.
The Arts in Sedona
The eclectic community is also internationally famous for its rich arts and culture, including arts and film schools, a museum, 80 galleries and more than 500 local artists and performers. Sedona boasts ongoing musical and performing arts: Chamber Music Sedona and live entertainment at area venues such as Studio Live and Canyon Moon Theatre. Monthly events like the First Friday Gallery Tour are a must-see, as are annual celebrations such as the International Film Festival, Jazz on the Rocks, the Book Festival, Plein Air Festival, Festival of Lights and the Sedona Arts Festival.
In addition to Sedona’s outdoor activities and arts and culture, this busy city is home to a multitude of restaurants, metaphysical and spiritual shops, specialty stores, antique stores and even an outlet shopping district. Sedona’s world-class galleries feature original paintings and multi-media works, jewelry, photography, sculpture, pottery, rugs, art glass, woven textiles, hand-crafted furniture and collectible kachinas. After a day of shopping or hiking, indulge in local culinary delights such as prickly pear margaritas, tangy cactus fries, and an old-fashioned cowboy-style steak.
Whether you are visiting to explore the awe-inspiring outdoors or pamper yourself at one of our many world-class spas or both we promise you will have the trip of a lifetime. Let Sedona’s beauty bring nourishment to your soul.
A Perfect Day in Sedona
Just passing through Sedona on your way to the Grand Canyon? Try dinner at Taos Cantina for an authentic Arizona experience, and after dinner venture just outside the restaurant to experience a multitude of Sedona’s famous galleries and shops. If time allows, take a ride on one of Sedona Trolley’s 55-minute tours which include local history, red rock sunsets, and even a vortex or two! Catch amazing views from any room at the Orchard Inn should you have time to stay in Sedona–each room has a stunning red rock view from it’s private balcony–or head just north of town for a rustic, family-owned and family-friendly bed and breakfast. Breakfast at the Butterfly Garden Inn is delivered to each private cabin daily, a perfect place to spend a night on the way to the Grand Canyon!
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335 Jordan Road, Sedona AZ 86336