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Sedona: Four Season

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Spring in SedonaSpring Season is March through May –
Spring is wonderful in Sedona. Spring is Sedona’s most popular visitor season.  With average high temperatures in the mid-80s to low 40s it’s great weather for the Sedona area.

Summer in SedonaSummer Season is June through September –
Summer is good time to visit Sedona. Why? Because the weather while warm is not nearly as hot as the 100 plus degree days typical for Phoenix area.  Sedona tends to be in the 90s. There are water areas where you can cool off, like Oak Creek or Slide Rock State Park. So, be sure to bring your swimsuit, towels, hat and sunscreen.

Fall in SedonaFall Season is October through November
Fall is magnificent in Sedona. The leaves change to many colors during Fall season in Sedona. The average high temperatures are in the 70s and turn cool in the evenings. There are a number of fall festive activities such as: Octoberfests; pumpkin patch picking; apple picking and eating; train rides and hay rides.

Winter in SedonaWinter Season is December through February
Sedona is beautiful in winter. A few nice features about winter in Sedona are: the majestic red rocks re dusted with white snows; for driving, normally there is little snow on the roads which makes driving accessible; and there are fewer crowds during this season.  Sedona’s winter temperatures reach to the mid-60s and 50s with somewhat chilly evenings which make for cozy fireplace sittings.  Sedona is at about 4,000 feet in elevation, so do bring warm clothing.

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.