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Sedona Arizona — Gateway To Sedona

Gateway To Sedona has been covering fun and fascinating Sedona news and events in photo-essay style since its official launch in 2002. Here you'll find a wealth of  interesting articles with amazing photos of Sedona and its famed red rocks, and suggestions on what you can do and where to stay based on your preferred activities.

Also referred to as Red Rock Country, Sedona is fast becoming a favorite Southwest vacation destination of travelers.  Drawn first by the incredible scenery, visitors are also drawn to the wealth of 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 was 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 all off, Sedona is just a day trip away 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.

 

Junipine Resort

Junipine Resort is located in Oak Creek Canyon along Oak Creek, Sedona, Arizona.One and two bedroom condo-style creek houses (Sedona cabins) accommodate from two to six with magnificent scenery of the Coconino Forest and Oak Creek. The picturesque creekside wedding and reception site of this Sedona resort features a lodgepole gazebo surrounded by towering pines of Oak Creek Canyon. Available May through September for 50 to 100 guests.

 

 

Great West Tours

Great West Tours from Sedona to the Grand Canyon.The premier Sedona Grand Canyon Tour company with the best tour options, prices, most experienced guides, and safest, roomiest buses. We're the preferred Grand Canyon tour company for many of Sedona's top resorts and featured on major travel sites including Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Viator, 10 Best, Sedona Tours US, Sedona Savings and more.

 

 

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.

 

 

Sedona Astrology Forcast by Stillwaters Astrology

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

April 5th: Venus enters Aries at 9:51 am / Mercury enters Taurus at 4:10 pm PDT. Venus departs from the sign of Pisces and arrives in Aries for the next 24 days when she steps into the sign of Taurus.  Transiting Mercury arrives in Taurus later in the afternoon for a 23 day journey before stationing retrograde on April 28th at 10:20 am PDT.

 

 


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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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