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Archive for March, 2012

Planning A Trip In Sedona

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Sedona is a city and society which straddles the county line between Yavapai and Coconino counties in the northern Verde Valley region of Arizona in US. Sedona’s main attraction is its striking range of red sandstone formations, the Red Rocks of Sedona. The formations appear to glow in luminous red and orange when illuminated by the rising or setting sun.

 

The Red Rocks form a wonderful backdrop for everything from spiritual pursuits to the hundreds of hiking and mountain biking trails.

Grand Canyon Day Trip

The Grand Sedona Canyon, one of the world’s seven wonders is only about 117 miles north of Sedona through some of the most scenic views you would ever experience. It is soul elevating, amazing beyond imagination and gigantic. It’s carved artfully and millions of years old. It’s an easy drive, but if you wish to enjoy every scenic moment, then there are some tour operators who offer a luxury VIP tour of the Grand Canyon in a comfort of a Mercedes built touring van.

 

Romantic people can enjoy their romance at fullest as there are several romantic options including attractive tours and fabulous retreat near Sedona’s popular monoliths. Begin your vacation with a visit to a spiritual retreat where you could relate with your soul and the nature.

 

Visit the town for its tasty cuisine. Passionate lovers would certainly love the lodging accommodations available in the town, with hotels in Sedona modeled from olden Spanish architecture. If you need other types of accommodation, that’s also available although it’s advisable not to skip local lodging.

 

Sedona is not far from busier cities such as Phoenix and Scottsdale and it’s surrounded by beautiful Arizonian outback and red monoliths. Nevertheless, you won’t be bored there.

Families travel to Sedona every year for an enjoyable vacation with their kids and couples also visit this place for its charming outback. There are various natural attractions in abundance in this rock rich desert.

 

If your children are looking for an adventure filled holiday, you could take them on a guided tour on Sedona’s Sky Treks where the tour guide would explore the city’s outback from a local airplane. Then there is this famous Out of Africa wildlife park where you could visit to watch tigers in their natural habit.

Top 3 Hotels In Sedona

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Numbers of hotels along with spas are located in Sedona. Some of the best Sedona hotels are as under:

 

• Hilton Sedona Resort – Hilton Sedona Resort is one such hotel which is well-equipped with high class infrastructure and spa. Therefore, many tourists like to visit the place as they have to be one of the best places to relax amidst the magnificence of nature.

This hotel also offers attractive packages along with discounts. Apart from this, facilities like high speed internet, complimentary breakfast, arrangements for lunch, dinner and cocktails.

 

• The Orchards Inn of Sedona – The Orchards Inn of Sedona is located at a unique location that is on a hilltop across North Highway in Uptown Sedona.

The rooms and suits give a nice view of the surrounding red rocks wherein the hotel offers facilities for an outdoor pool and a hot tub.
Besides this, the Inn also offers amenities like a complimentary breakfast, dining and special rooms for pets. Visitors can also take pleasure in a 3-minute trolley ride that goes up to the Oak Creek and Tlaquepaque Arts Village.

 

• The Sedona Motel – The Sedona Motel has been ranked as one of the best hotels by ‘Frommer’s Travel Guide’ for having ‘Great Value’. Located at a walking distance from the Oak Creek, Uptown, Gallery Row and Tlaquepaque, the Sedona Motel offers non-smoking rooms to the tourists with a nice view of the famous Sedona’s red rocks.

Besides this, the rooms are well-equipped with amenities like environment friendly paper products, ironing board, coffee maker, a microwave, hair dryer, etc.

Visitors can benefit from the concierge service as well as the discount rates that are specially offered for the international tourists.