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Sedona Arizona — Gateway To Sedona

Gateway To Sedona has been covering informative and fascinating Sedona and Northern Arizona stories in photo-essay style since its official launch in 2002. A  wealth of articles with amazing photos of Sedona—its famed red rocks, nature and wildlife, and famous landmarks—give you ideas about what to do and where to stay based on your preferred activities.

Also referred to as Red Rock Country, Sedona is now recognized as a favorite US Southwest vacation destination.  Drawn first by the incredible scenery, visitors look forward to the many activities and experiences they can have in Sedona. For outdoor fun, there's hiking or biking along beautiful, well marked trails, jeep and other scenic tours, and golf.  Topics of interest bring visitors to the region as well: history, nature, geology, archaeology, and art. For couples, Sedona has become a premier wedding destination and its reputation as a spiritual mecca has attracted artists and seekers from around the world. Sedona has been voted the most beautiful place in America, and neighboring Oak Creek Canyon, located just north of Sedona, is considered among the most scenic drives in the country. To top it off, Sedona is just a day trip from natural wonders like the Grand Canyon or fun drives along historic Route 66.

Stay awhile!  Choose Sedona lodging to suit your ultimate comfort and fun.

On Gateway to Sedona, we feature the best Sedona hotels and lodging, including resorts, bed and breakfasts, cabins, vacation rentals, and home stays. We present lodging by location so that preferred activities are nearby or easily within reach.  We also feature restaurants that are highly rated and provide spectacular views of Sedona's famous red rocks such as Thunder Mountain, Coffee Pot Rock, Cathedral Rock, Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte, and Elephant Rock.

Explore!  Discover the many things to see and do in this magical place.

On our pages, you'll see lots of photos taken along the most popular trails. Throughout Sedona, trails are well marked and many are considered easy to moderate for hiking, with gentle twists and turns through our magical pinion, cypress, and juniper forests.  Jeep tours are popular in Sedona and can be booked through many of the hotels.  There are also tours that take visitors to the nearby Verde Valley Indian ruins and National Monuments.  In the other direction is Oak Creek Canyon. The drive through the canyon the overlook, then all the way to Flagstaff.  See wild animals up close or ride the Verde Canyon Railroad through riparian wilderness. There is so much to do and see when you stay in Sedona and the Verde Valley!

Is shopping, dining, or just relaxing on the itinerary? Browse renowned Sedona art galleries and boutiques for one-of-a-kind treasures, souvenirs, and Southwest art.  Get a signature spa treatment. Go house hunting with Sedona's top realtors. Getting married? Find the perfect wedding planner for your dream destination wedding in Sedona.

 

The Hudson Restaurant - Sedona Dining with a View

The Hudson Restaurant opened in 2015 in Hillside Sedona, at the site of the former Shugrues Restaurant. Our lunchtime experience in May 2016 was very positive.

 

 

El Portal Sedona Hotel

el portal sedona hotel 325El Portal Sedona Hotel is a private retreat of exceptional quality. Guests can enjoy the serene, ageless spirit of Sedona in historic yet luxurious surroundings. With breath-taking views, private courtyard, close to hiking trails and more, this pet friendly Sedona hotel offers guests personalized...

 

 

Sedona Astrology Forcast by Stillwaters Astrology

Milky Way over Elephant Rock, Sedona, Arizona.May 2016

See this month's Sedona astrology forecast by Lee of Stillwaters Astrology. It starts with a new moon in Taurus and Jupiter moving forward in the sign of Virgo, and ends with Venus in Gemini and Mars in retrograde returning to Scorpio.

 

 

Sedona Wedding - The Chapel at Tlaquepaque

Tlaquepaque Sedona wedding chapel. If the dramatic red crimson cliffs of Sedona keep the city on the list of most beautiful places to live, then Tlaquepaque has to be on the list of most beautiful places to get married. For the past 40 years Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village has been regarded as a treasure within Sedona.

 

 

Claudia Granger, Sedona Psychic and Soul Empath

claudia granger sedona psychic 325Claudia Granger is a German Psychic Medium, Healer, and Soul Empath who teaches in Europe and the US. Her main focus is the empowerment of individuals or groups, to free themselves from limitations, giving them insights and tools to enhance their lives. She utilizes the powerful Vortex energies o...

 

 

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The Red Rock Scenic Byway

Designated the Sedona Red Rock Scenic Byway, State Route 179 is a major "Gateway" to Sedona, starting from I-17, connecting Sedona to Phoenix and Flagstaff, Arizona.

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About Gateway To Sedona

Gateway To Sedona started in 2002 with a goal to publish a photo-essay style online magazine covering Sedona and the Verde Valley. Since then, it has grown to encompass attractions even beyond the Sedona area, realizing that there is so much to do and see in Arizona, and all within a few hours drive of Sedona.

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