Surrounded by gorgeous natural landscapes and filled with local galleries and restaurants, you will never run out of things to do in Sedona. Hike the hundreds of trails, drive the scenic 14.5 mile route through the canyon, enjoy a glass of locally made wine, take a bicycle tour, or go horseback riding; the vacation is yours.

104 Fun and Fascinating Facts About Arizona

This list was compiled and researched by the Arizona Office of Tourism and the Arizona Centennial Commission staff with the assistance of Marshall Trimble, Arizona’s Official State Historian. The article was originally published on the website of the Arizona Office of Tourism. Arizona has 3,928 mountain peaks and summits—more mountains than any one of the […]

4 Rainy Day Activities To Do With the Kids in Sedona Verde Valley

With close to 300 days of sunshine per year, you are very likely to spend your trip to Sedona Verde Valley soaking in the sunshine and enjoying the outdoors. But we do get some rain sometimes and that doesn’t mean you won’t have fun as a family! Here are four perfect activities for rainy days […]

A Spa for You Sedona Day Spa

Sedona’s premier boutique day spa … Experience the complete serenity of customized, world class spa treatments, massage & Japanese facial massage sessions, each individually created by nationally licensed, experienced therapists, to nurture your body, mind & soul.

Apache Maid Trail

Apache Maid Trail leads hikers out of Beaver Creek Wilderness and onto the high plateau above. The trail ultimately leads to the fire lookout atop Apache Maid Mountain, but most hikers stop once the reach the plateau as the last 7.5 miles of the 10-mile long trail are often difficult to follow.

Arizona Safari Jeep Tours

We are the Real Deal, locally owned Jeep Tour Co. in Sedona!

Art is everywhere this Spring in Sedona Verde Valley!

Sedona Verde Valley truly has something to offer to everyone. Even though Spring is a perfect time to get outside, there is also a lot to do and see for all the art-lovers out there. We highlighted 3 great events that are happening soon in Sedona Verde Valley, be sure to mark your calendar!   […]

Bell Trail

One of the most visited and scenic trails in the area, Bell Trail wanders along Wet Beaver Creek and its deep, shady pools. Originally built to move cattle between the high country and the Valley floor, it is also the likely path by which the first Spanish visitors entered in 1583, looking for gold.

Best activities to experience Sedona Verde Valley’s wildlife and nature this Spring

In Sedona Verde Valley, Spring is the most enjoyable season for outdoor activities with cool and pleasant temperatures. It is also a great time to observe and experience the wide variety of wildlife and nature that the area has to offer. It’s truly a magical scenery when the desert terrain bursts into a canvas of […]

Bob Coates Photography, Inc

Bob of Bob Coates Photography is a Commercial, Portrait, and Fine Art Photographer. Need advertising, marketing or display images? I look forward to hearing from you.

Boutique Shopping in Sedona

Imagine that you are on a trip through the Southwest, and you want to bring home mementos for yourself, family and friends. Sedona—a city teeming with artists and artisans; boutiques, galleries and one-of-a-kind shops; annual festivals and open-studio events—is a perfect place to find that special something. Sedona has more than 50 galleries, food emporiums, [...]

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Camping with the Kids: Tips for First-Time Campers

Spring is just around the corner and camping is the perfect way to welcome the new season in Sedona Verde Valley. Spending the night under a tent with the kids is a great way to spend some quality time as a family, and make memories for a lifetime while enjoying the outdoors. Sedona Verde Valley, […]

Canyon Mesa Country Club

Nine hole executive course always in great condition surrounded by beautiful red rock views. Young or old, experienced or beginner, Canyon Mesa Country Club is a great place to enjoy the day and have fun at an affordable price. Our goal is to provide all of our guests a great golfing experience.

Celebrate Easter in Sedona Verde Valley

With Easter in a little over two weeks, it’s time to start making plans! Sedona Verde Valley is a great place to celebrate for those who want to enjoy a great meal with the family, spend some time outside together or go on an egg hunt with the kids, Embark on a fun Easter adventure […]

Celebrate Wintertime in Sedona Verde Valley

Wintertime is a great time to visit Sedona Verde Valley! While we may get the occasional snow in the mountains, temperatures here hover around a balmy 60 degrees through the winter, so you can spend the coldest months outside with us! Looking for a reason to visit Sedona Verde Valley in the wintertime?  Here’s some […]

Chamber Music Sedona

The mission of Chamber Music Sedona is to enrich the lives of Northern Arizona. Chamber Music Sedona is a 35-year institution bringing Chamber Music to Northern Arizona. We offer 4-5 concerts a year of some of the worlds best musicians. Friends sharing Magical Music with Friends in the Majestic Red Rocks of Sedona.

Church of the Golden Age

Church of the Golden Age offers a Sunday Inspirational Service at 10am with Meditation, Music and Upliftment. We also offer Classes, Workshops, Healing Nights, Weddings, House Blessings and; 928-282-7900

Coconino National Forest

The Coconino National Forest is one of the most diverse National Forests in the country with landscapes ranging from the famous Red Rocks of Sedona to Ponderosa Pine Forests, to alpine tundra.

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Coldstone Creamery

Best Ice Cream, Cakes, Waffles, Cup Cakes, Cookies, and Shaved Ice. All made fresh in our store. Oh and our customer service is outstanding. We are family owned and want you to have an experience not just Ice Cream. We use premium ingredients. So stop by the store and ask Bill to flip the ice […]

Connect Hearing

We conduct hearing tests and evaluations and sell hearing aids.

Creative Leap International, LLC

Natalie Eve Marquis, C.Ht is an inspired and talented certified hypnotherapist, energy healer, and intuitive. She facilitates healing and personal transformation through hypnotherapy, past life regressions, Angelic Reiki, spiritual intuitive readings, coaching and teaching.

Diva Hillside

A fun shopping experience with a fabulous mix of unique women’s clothing in all sizes, wonderful gift items, pottery, jewelry, kitchen, tabletop, books, and so much more, many of which you won’t find anywhere else in Sedona! Diva Hillside is a shopping adventure you won’t want to miss!

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El Portal Sedona Hotel

El Portal Sedona Hotel is dedicated to providing an extraordinary lodging experience for guests and their pets in unpretentious luxury. The pet friendly hotel has no fees for pets and offers guests unparalleled concierge services for the Sedona area. It is a Four Diamond AAA Hotel.

Enjoy the Verde River this Spring

Now that Spring has definitely set in with temperatures in the high 70s, it is a great time to enjoy one of Sedona Verde Valley’s jewels, the Verde River. The Verde River is one of Arizona’s only two Wild and Scenic Rivers, yet it remains relatively undiscovered as a recreational resource. It’s an excellent place […]

Experience Vortex Energy

Experience Sedona’s Vortex Energy Some people say that there are special places in Sedona, Arizona—vortex sites—where the energy is particularly powerful and transformative; others say that to focus on specific sites can be very misleading; that the entire Sedona area is a sacred spot and has been for thousands of years. Most everyone will agree, […]

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February Events in Sedona Verde Valley

February 2: 1st Friday in the Galleries Sedona’s finest art galleries invite you to enjoy a lively evening of openings, special guests and artist’s receptions during 1st Friday in the Galleries on February 2 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. All guests are welcome to attend free of charge. For more information on the SGA and a […]

Feliz Navidad Sedona

A Christmas Store that specializes in Southwest Memories for your Christmas tree. We carry a large selection of ornaments made by our local artisans. The shop also includes Nativity sets from around the world, German nutcrackers and delicate and ornate mouth blown European glass.

Four unique ways to discover Sedona Verde Valley wines and wineries

Whether you’re visiting Sedona Verde Valley as a couple or with some friends, we highly recommend that you add a visit to the local wineries to your itinerary. You’ll discover a destination rich in history, beauty, and learn about the production of exquisite Arizona wines. Thanks to growing publicity from locals, tourists, and wine aficionados […]

Free Admission to Arizona State Parks During Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend

Celebrate Arizona’s Gold Medal Win for Best Managed State Park System in the Nation Governor Doug Ducey today announced that all Arizona State Parks & Trails will offer free admission during Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, in celebration of the Arizona State Parks & Trails’ recognition as the best-managed state park system in the […]

Gateway Cottage Wellness Center

Your Gateway to Wellness! Please allow us to create a custom retreat for you here at our exquisite center featuring serene treatment rooms and meditation gardens. Achieve mind, body and spiritual wellness with our exceptional healers, fine healing crystals, jewelry, books and music to support you.

Global Adventures in Travel

Travel agency owner, Master Cruise Counselor, World Travel Advisor, and Destination Specialist (including Africa, Europe, South America, Asia, Australia and South Pacific) specializing in custom designed travel experiences for clients around the world. “Dream boldly, Live vividly, Travel uniquely”

Great Sedona Hikes offers Sedona visitors free information on 70+ hiking trails in Sedona. It is also the basis for the best selling hiking guide, Great Sedona Hikes, Revised 4th Edition. This revised 4th edition contains 65 of the best Sedona hikes including our 15 Favorite Hikes.

Greenfield & Weems, Sedona Real Estate Consultants

We specialize in advisory services for marketing to sell and purchase of Sedona and Verde Valley vacant land dream home sites and distinctive properties.

Greg Lawson’s “Passion for Place” Gallery

Arizona’s largest exclusive image gallery always has 350 framed Greg Lawson images of nature, wildlife, Sedona, the Southwest, and global destinations. With the presence of a museum, the gallery serves as a photographic arts center, site for education, and a sanctuary place to connect with nature.

Healing from the Heart

Explore the spiritual energy of Sedona with your own personal guide and healer. Bring your mind, body and spirit into balance.Since 1999 Healing From The Heart has offered healing in Sedona, Reiki training in Sedona, and Sedona Healing vortex tours. We focus on you and your spiritual growth.


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Indian Gardens Café & Market

Cafe and Market with locally sourced food in the kitchen, locally made retail items, local and craft beer and wine, fair trade coffee custom roasted locally. Happy and friendly staff. A local favorite! Located in Oak Creek Canyon, a quintessential location in Sedona, especially in the summer months when the creek is highly occupied. This […]

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International Raptor and Falconry Center

We offer education and falconry experiences using trained raptors in order for the public to not only enjoy these beautiful birds up close but to have a better understanding of their role in our ecosystem as an apex predator.

Javelina Leap Vineyard & Winery

Working Winery, Vineyards, Restaurant, Wine Tasting Room, Winery Tours, Horseback Riding, Lawn with Picnic Tables and Lawn Games, Wedding Venue, Special Events, Wine Club. Audubon Society Birding Area & Fish Hatchery walking distance.

Jay’s Bird Barn

Jay’s Bird Barn is a backyard wild bird and nature gift store. We are a knowledge-based business specializing in binoculars, spotting scopes, field guides, hummingbird and oriole supplies, bird seed, feeders, houses, and nature themed gift items including apparel, jewelry, and more!

Keep Sedona Beautiful

Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc., acting through the stewardship of its members and volunteers, is committed to protect and sustain the unique scenic beauty and natural environment of the Greater Sedona Area.

McLean Meditation Institute

McLean Meditation Institute

A sweet destination for those who want to deepen their meditation or mindfulness understanding & practice. Gift shop & meditation room, offering daily meditations, classes & retreats. Friday thru Tuesday 10-4. Home of the Meditation Teacher Academy. Not affiliated with any religion or sect.

Menus to please the kids (and the parents!) in Sedona Verde Valley

Finding a kid-friendly restaurant when you’re traveling can be a pain, but Sedona Verde Valley has tons of options for going out with your little ones!  We reached out to restaurants across the region to ask what kids- and parents- love about their place. If you’re coming to Sedona Verde Valley with kids, here’s some places […]

Merry Christmas Sedona

Located in Uptown Sedona and inspired by the beautiful desert surroundings here in AZ, we are a Christmas store that offers handmade ornaments made by our own SW artists. We also carry handcrafted Nativity sets and a variety of Christmas decorations. Come on up and play where is Christmas everyday.

Mountain High Flowers

Voted Reader’s Choice ‘Best Floral Shop’ in Kudos 5 years running, Mountain High Flowers offers top quality flower arrangements & gifts. Our team is committed to designing quality arrangements & providing exceptional customer service. We also specialize in Weddings, Corporate Events & Holidays.

Munds Mountain Wilderness Area

Munds Mountain was a wilderness area created in 1984. Because it comprises Bell Rock and Cathedral Rock, Munds Mountain wilderness sees hundreds of thousands of visitors a year. Named for a pioneer rancher who homesteaded the area in the 1880’s, it offers a back country of slick rock, sandstone spires and unique vistas.

Museum Shopping

The Verde Valley is home to a treasure trove of cultural heritage sites and museums. Many of these have Museum Gift Shops – gifts that you may not find anywhere else. You dont need to pay admission just to shop and you can provide much needed support to these non-profit organizations in the process. The [...]

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Oak Creek Canyon

Oak Creek Canyon Just south of Flagstaff, State Rt. 89A descends a breathtaking series of switchbacks into a scenic, smaller cousin of the Grand Canyon. Known for colorful rocks and unique formations, Oak Creek Canyon is famous the world around for its spectacular scenery. Before you drive into the canyon you’ll want to stop at […]

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Old Marketplace Investment Co LLC

Whole Foods Marketplace Shopping Center. With views of beautiful red rock formations and our lush landscaping the Marketplace is a wonderful place to hang out and enjoy Sedona. We have Whole Foods Market, restaurants, a coffee shop and real estate services. Also featured is the famous Merlin statue.

One Tribe Tours

Unforgettable and inspiring vortex tours are our specialty. It is our great passion and honor to help people reconnect to themselves and to the Earth using practical metaphysics and Kundalini Yoga technology. Learn about local flora and fauna, geology, and rich spiritual heritage of Sedona!

Outdoor Wonderland

Imagine floating through the air in a hot air balloon, drifting at the whim of the early-morning breezes. There’s not a sound to be heard, only the vast expanse of the desert beneath. At four to five miles per hour, it’s slow enough to get a good look at the landscape with its javelina, jackrabbits, [...]