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  • Oak Creek Canyon
    Good news: Sedona's Oak Creek Canyon open
    Coconino National Forest has announced that today Oak Creek Canyon, just north of Sedona, has opened the recreational areas just in time for prime leaf-peeping season! This includes trails, recreational sites, camping sites and parking along State...
  • Savoring the Southwest: Sedona Skewered Chicken
    Savoring the Southwest: Sedona Skewered Chicken
    ** Savoring the Southwest is a new cooking/food column from internationally acclaimed chef and bestselling cookbook author, Larry Edwards. In this Examiner exclusive series, the chef will take you through the wonders of Southwest cooking and food....
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    Forest Service Closes Ultrapopular Sedona AZ Canyon
    The extremely popular and heavily visited Oak Creek Canyon area north of Sedona, Arizona, in the Coconino National Forest closes to public use July 3. Much of the area was devastated by a spring wild fire and with the coming monsoon season, forest...
  • Red Rock Sedona
    Sedona,Arizona - Fun Family Activities Not to Miss
    SedonaDirections:Drive north of Phoenix on 179N for a couple hours. Turn off onto 89A and you will find yourself in Sedona.Sedona is a beautiful town of 14,000 people located near the entrance to Oak Creek Canyon. The rich red sandstone bluffs and...
  • Easter Bunny Express on the Verde Canyon Railroad
    Celebrate Easter on the Easter Bunny Express train in Arizona
    Springtime is a perfect vacation season in the Sedona area, and an adventure aboard Verde Canyon Railroad is an ideal holiday activity with family and friends. On Easter Sunday the popular Easter Bunny Express rides again. From small children to...
  •  Enchantment Resort, Mii amo
    Enchantment Resort and Mii amo Spa doubles your pleasure
    After a very hectic couple of weeks, I was sooo looking forward to flying into Phoenix, where I was going to be picked up by my friend, Joan, (who recently lost her beloved father and was in dire need of a restorative retreat) and then take the...
  • Hiking Broken Arrow Trail, Sedona, Arizona
    Hiking Broken Arrow Trail, Sedona, Arizona
    Broken Arrow Trail, just outside of Sedona, Arizona, is an easy 3 1/2 mile (round trip) hike through the beautiful red rock scenery of the transition zone, where the Sonoran Desert meets the ponderosa pine forests of Northern Arizona.With a...
  • Sedona's Cathedral Rock
    Sedona International Film Festival slated for February 22 - March 2nd 2014
    February is a great time to enjoy the red rocks of Sedona. And, this year marks the 20th year of the Sedona Film Festival. Combine film screenings with hiking, dining and exploring this beautiful area.Many wonderful surprises await for the 20th...
  • Tlaquepaque Shopping Village in Sedona
    Enjoy the holiday lights in Sedona without Red Rock Fantasy
    You may wonder what happened to the Red Rock Fantasy light displays. Due to financial constraints, the event is no longer being held. Save Red Rock Fantasy Facebook Page. In Tlaquepaque, the little shopping village, you can experience the lighting...
  • Amelia Island
    Visit Sedona, getaway to Amelia Island, or cruise from New Orleans
    This week’s travel deals include great deals in Sedona, a getaway on Amelia Island, and a combination city stay and cruise in the Caribbean from New Orleans.Sedona is filled with a great vibe and beautiful places to stay. The Orchards Inn at...
  • Sedona - Verde Valley Pride Festival
    Sedona - Verde Valley Pride Festival
    A few short years ago the Old Town area of Cottonwood was a run down, dumpy area people rushed through on their way to Clarkdale and Jerome. But it has been transformed into an interesting place to visit. The ugly, old gas stations have been...
  • El Portal, Sedona
    El Portal, Sedona named #1 Best Pet Friendly Hotel
    Artists, spiritualists, and alternative healing practitioners are drawn to the red rocks of Sedona, Arizona. It’s a magnificent backdrop for relaxing and rejuvenating, for a romantic getaway, or for adventure. And it’s in the high...
  • Cathedral Rock
    The 5 Most Scenic Hikes in Sedona
    In Sedona, hiking is a religion. Opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking in Red Rock Country are virtually unlimited, with over 200 miles of trail. You have your pick of short and easy trips on urban trails or long and...
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    Verde Valley Pride Festival 2013
    For those of you that don't know, the Verde Vally Pride Festival used to be called the Sedona Pride Festival. The folks up there decided to encompass the whole valley for a bigger, better experience. This year the Festival will be September...
  • Driven by design; Lexus visits architectural wonders in Arizona
    Driven by design; Lexus visits architectural wonders in Arizona
    Sculptural, dynamic design is beautifully reflected in both the exterior and interior luxury of the Lexus 460 LS. During my week-long use of this fine automobile I thought it apropos to visit sites where sculptural and dynamic design of buildings...