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Sedona / Arizona Tourism

There is not a town anywhere in the Southwest, perhaps anywhere in the country, with a more beautiful setting than Sedona. Sedona has come to be known as red-rock country, and each evening at sunset, the rocks put on an unforgettable light show 

SedonaAlong with Sedona's myriad geological features, many tourists take advantage of Sedona's exceptional charm by spending the day biking, hiking, horseback riding, touring, jeep-riding on trails and dirt roads, and  enjoy the upscale Sedona unique shops, impressive art galleries, performing arts, and fine restaurants all nestled in a rugged canyon surrounded by national forest. The town is home to film makers, artists, and New Age believers, who come to experience unseen cosmic energy fields known as vortexes. The vortexes are such a powerful attraction that many New Age types have stayed in the area and have turned Sedona into a hotbed of alternative therapies.

Sedona sightseeing and Sedona recreational amenities, including state parks and national monuments, is extensive. The winding road through Oak Creek Canyon to the Sedona Resort and Spa is Arizona's first officially designated scenic highway. And of course, you won't want to miss one of the world's great wonders – the Grand Canyon National Park – just 2 hours (108 miles) away. Other highlights to consider while in Arizona are Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Wupatki National Monument, Montezuma Castle National Monument, Meteor Crater, Walnut Canyon National Monument, and Red Rock State Park to name a few.

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