Come for the red rocks, stay to recharge and renew your spirituality with outdoor adventure, vibrant arts, New Age vortexes and other places of worship, or connecting with Native American history and culture.
With dramatic landscapes to hike and bike, luxurious and unique spa treatments, award winning dining, golfing or just as a stop on the way to the Grand Canyon, Sedona is a true paradise for vacationers.
The icons formations of Courthouse Butte, Bell Rock and Cathedral Rock can all be viewed from afar or hike in for up close vortex vibes. Settle in at the end of any day to enjoy the sunset at Airport Mesa.
Avid hikers will want to grab a selfie with the amazing backdrops of Subway and Birthing Caves and Devils Bridge in the Boynton Canyon area.
No matter what your religious or spiritual beliefs are, you are welcome to explore the peaceful surrounds of Chapel of the Holy Cross or Amitabha Stupa.
Don’t forget to pack your swimsuit for a natural waterslide like no other at Slide Rock State Park.
Take away great memories and maybe an art piece souvenir from one of the galleries Tlaquepaque or Uptown Sedona.
Start at the official tour introductions, or join anywhere along the tour route and pick up the commentary at the next audio point.
Starting from Flagstaff, drive south on I17. Tour commentary begins on the south side of I40. You will hear instructions to take Exit 337 towards Sedona.
Arriving from south & Phoenix: Travel north on I17, take exit 298. Then turn left, following the sign for Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon. Commentary will begin after you cross under the interstate.
While you could do our driving tour in a single day, most visitors will want to spend at least one night here to get the most Sedona has to offer. More time is ideal.
Total one way driving distance including West Sedona loop drive is approximately 70 miles.
In addition to the natural beauty of its red rock formations, Sedona has become well-known as a haven for spiritual wellness with its large number of energy vortexes and other places of worship.
Sedona is perfect in spring and fall, when the weather is warm and the desert scenery is splashed with color. Summer can be blistering, and winter is the secret season to visit Sedona.
Most people will want to spend at least one night in Sedona to get the most that this desert town has to offer.
The town itself is relatively small, and its activities – gallery hopping and shopping, top-notch restaurants, and yoga, massage and meditation – could easily be experienced in a day. But it’s the outdoors that are the real draw: if you’re big on hiking and landscape photography, Sedona could keep you busy for days on end.
Believers feel there are places on Earth that emanate high levels of powerful healing and sacred energy. Many visitors experience that from a number of sites in Sedona, especially Airport Mesa, Cathedral Rock, Bell Rock and Boynton Canyon.
Yes. Buddhism is offered as a spiritual refuge for all people. The Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park is open every day and is free of charge. It is supported solely by donations, which are gratefully received.