Spectacular scenery awaits in Sedona, also known for it's many arts & craft shops, restaurants, and Red Rock Country "spiritual power" centers.
Just 90 minutes
north of Phoenix, Arizona, Sedona is best known for its beauty
and serene (some say dynamically spiritual) setting amid the breathtaking
scenery of Red Rock Country.
with the Grand
Canyon in natural beauty since the early days (when 19th
century settlers first raved about the place and its mild climate),
Sedona is one of Arizona's top tourism and recreation centers.
world class hiking, mountain biking and sightseeing, Sedona is
also well known for its lively arts community together with outstanding
yearly events such as the Sedona International Film Festival,
Sedona Arts Festival, and the Sedona Jazz Festival.
On a first time visit, your first stop should be the trolley tour, featuring a scenic ride aboard either or both the City Highlights Tour, or Scenic Canyon Tour, to take in all that Sedona has to offer.
Further explore the area with a ride on the bright pink touring jeeps (they're hard to miss) that also traverse deeper into the canyons for those who prefer not to hike it!
A spectacular window view is typical of many Sedona hotels & restaurants.
also don't miss an opportunity to soak in the metaphysical side
of Sedona, with the surrounding area believed by some to be a
spiritual power center - most strongly felt at Bell Rock, Cathedral
Rock, Boynton Canyon and Schnebly Hill.
vortices" that New Agers boast about, or simply Sedona's
sheer natural beauty, even a brief stay usually promises an experience
that is by turns peaceful, uplifting and inspiring.
natural wonders, Sedona teems with shops catering to tourists
looking for one-of-a-kind crafts and artwork offered in dozens
of boutiques and galleries.
As a main tourist area, lodging in Sedona also comes in all price levels and ranges from world-class hotels, to laid-back resorts to quaint bed and breakfasts.
More about Sedona travel & tourist attractions around the Web:
Visit Sedona - The official tourism site with guides to hotels and online room booking, resorts, shopping, sample travel itineraries, photos, maps, event calendar.
Travel Guide - Wikitravel -
Great insider travel notes on what to see and do, suggested arts
& crafts shopping, restaurants (most with spectacular views), hotels and camping guides, and related day trips and nearby attractions, photos.
Visit Sedona - The official local tourism guide, with facts on affordable hotels, major tours and attractions, photos, maps and travel tips.