Need an escape? A weekend in Sedona, Arizona is perhaps just what you’re after. Heading north from Scottsdale AZ via the I 17 highway, I was ridiculously excited for a brief escape to Sedona. After hearing so many good things about this little desert oasis, I arrived with high hopes – none of which weren’t met and exceeded. This is perhaps my favourite place in all of Arizona, and here’s why…
How to Spend a Weekend in Sedona
First things first: get outdoors. Sedona is a city that is literally surrounded by natural beauty everywhere you look. And for that reason, there’s no excuse for not getting outdoors and exploring your surrounds by enjoying the many hiking trails in the area.
Don’t miss: Devil’s Bridge (pictured above); Bell Rock Trail; Cathedral Rock and Oak Creek Canyon.
Outdoor Adventure Activities
Hiking doesn’t tickle your fancy? In search of something a little more adventurous? There are a great range of activities to busy yourself whilst in Sedona. Consider the following: Mountain biking; Motorcycles; ATV; off-road buggies.
After all those activities, you’re bound to be in need of a little relaxation. So, where are the best spas in Sedona? There are a few options, but arguably the best in Sedona is Mii amo Spa inside the Enchantment Resort.
Where to Eat Around Town
Sedona is bursting with great eats so fear not, you won’t be going without!
If you’re after some healthy vegan/vegetarian food – try ChocolaTree Cafe.
1595 State Rte 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336
For something fancy, try Che Ah Chi.
525 Boynton Canyon Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336
For great Mexican, try El Rincon Restaurant Mexicano.
336 State Route 179, Ste A-112, Bennali Outdoor Gear, Sedona, AZ 86336