Sedona, Arizona is one for the most beautiful towns in the high desert and is located at the mouth of Oak Creek Canyon and is famous for the stunning red rocks and formations that surround this little town. Many movies have shot their films in this location as the red rocks are something to see and the land expands far and wide without population as it is surrounded by the Coconino National Forest. People come from all over the globe to Sedona for various reasons. Some are interested in the natural rock formations and archaeology, others are wishing to enhance their spirituality, some wish to be pampered at a luxurious resort and spa and others are looking for adventure through mountain biking or taking the pink jeep tours that need to have king shocks and lift kits to maneuver on the rocky terrain.
If you are interested in learning more about this place and seeing the natural wonders of it all there are many methods to do this as a tourist. There are many groups that give wonderful hikes with a naturalist that can educate you about the red rocks and the natural topography of Sedona. If you prefer to do this on your own, their hiking trails are well marked and you can purchase a map to take your very own self guided hike that will also teach you some of those things.
If you are interested in all things spiritual or metaphysical, Sedona is the place to be. It is famous for being a spiritual mecca where you can seek everything to help enrich your body and soul like spiritual guides, healers, hypnotherapy, psychics and alternative healers. Sedona is also known for the vortex sites which are high energy areas that assist to enhance your spiritual prayers or meditations. There are many in the Sedona area and many of them have become popular tourist attractions. For skeptics and believers of all things spiritual and metaphysical, Sedona is the best place to go to.
A lot of people that go to Sedona, do not want to sit and meditate but would rather do something active or to get their adrenaline pumping. Sedona has world class golf courses in addition to tennis and is known for the outstanding biking and hiking trails all around too. If you want to take in Sedona from a bird’s eye view, you may do this in a hot air balloon, helicopter or plane which is very exciting. Another popular thing in Sedona is to go on a Jeep tour or an ATV or Hummer truck on the rugged terrain. For endurance athletes, they host the Sedona Marathon for runners and the Sedona Century Bicycling tour for bikers which are both spectacular in their scenery and physically tough too.
Accommodations are plentiful here in Sedona from camping sites and hostels for the budget minded to luxurious and expensive resorts, there is something for all types of people. With beautiful sunshine and warm weather year round, any time of the year is great to visit.