Red sandstone buttes, rugged rock formations, dense pine forests, luxurious spas, and new age shops. That is Sedona, Arizona. A rising or setting sun changes the colors of the sandstone formations in Sedona to bright oranges and reds for a spectacular feast for the eyes!
Sedona is a desert town in the northern part of Arizona. The town offers a vibrant artistic community, mild climate, and is known as a place of spiritual healing. Sedona has a host of outdoor adventures for the active traveler. And also, complete relaxation for the traveler looking for a leisurely trip.
Enjoy hiking to a vortex, (vortexes are thought to be a swirling center of energy which helps people to feel inspired, recharged or uplifted) with this R-tinerary guide. Spend time, in a stunning Roman Catholic Chapel, which sits on a 1000 foot red rock cliff and stands 70 feet high. And dine at remarkable local restaurants serving farm to table meals. Then, ascend the switchbacks through Oak Creek Canyon, known as the smaller cousin of the Grand Canyon. Along this drive, stop at pullouts and shop for Native American crafts and jewelry. Next, explore a pueblo community with 25 fascinating cliff dwelling rooms of a Sinagua settlement. Finally, sneak a peek at the magnificent South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
R-tinerary visited Sedona in the month of January as a couple. Of course, this is a great trip for a girls’ weekend, traveling couples, a family adventure or for newlyweds. During the winter months, the weather is mild and sunny in Sedona and the crowds are far less.
On this trip, we share our carefully planned and tested itinerary, including distinctive dining, unique excursions, and accommodations. In addition, we include other recommendations for places to stay, activities to participate in and dining options.
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