A Typical Vacation Exploring Sedona Offers An Unparalleled Adventure
That’s what this e-mail I received promises. What do you think? Do I have any Sedona fans that can share their thoughts?
Horseback Riding, Wilderness Exploration, Wine and Fine Dining Await Eager Visitors
Sedona occupies a slender stretch of residential and populated areas, surrounded by national forest land and sprinkled with destinations begging to be explored. Each visit to Sedona offers a unique experience with its staple stunning red-rock landscape always serving as a backdrop. With this in mind, the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau offers this fun-filled escapade for city enthusiasts, complete with horseback riding, vineyard-hopping and exceptional cuisine.
Guests can begin their morning bright and early with a trip to Safari Jeep Tours. Embarking on the exciting Outlaw Jeep Tour & Horseback Ride, terrain-goers can enjoy a scenic jaunt through the western canyons and crimson mountains reminiscent of historic cowboy times. While riding horseback through Page Springs, tour participants can breathe in the natural atmosphere of the wilderness, complete with a stop along the creek to taste Sedona’s refreshing artesian water.
However, while in Page Springs, it is imperative to stop by the multiple vineyards and wine tasting rooms in the area. Javelina Leap Vineyard & Winery is located minutes outside Sedona in a small historic valley named Page Springs near Oak Creek. The winery, vineyard and home rest on the slopes of a volcanic mountain overlooking the lush greenbelt and Audubon Bird Sanctuary. Oak Creek Vineyards & Winery is open daily and offers guests tastings and glasses of wine on its picturesque outdoor patio––perfect for that unforgettable vacation photo-op. Lastly, Page Springs Cellars offers a world-class operation specializing in delicious and complex Rhone Style wines. Its tasting room and vineyard are open daily from and offers such a beloved wine collection, that they ship to members across the country.
When all visitors have had their fill of wine, they can saddle up and head back to town just in time for dinner at one of the participating Sedona Restaurant Week destinations. Sedona Restaurant Week is a semi-annual event where guests and residents can experience a three-course pre-fixe style menu with dishes from some of the most renowned spots in the city. These options and more offer foodies a chance to sample the varied mouth-watering cuisine of Sedona, without breaking the bank.
- For those seeking the finest Mexican food and tequila choice amid outdoor patios and stunning views, Taos Cantina offers an easy choice for dining.
- For a more casual atmosphere with artisan cuisine, guests can venture to the Table at Junipine. The restaurant offers locally sourced food and craft beer on tap.
- For a restaurant that offers top quality live entertainment and hilltop views of the city, visitors can try Sound Bites Grill. This modern-day supper club offers late night dining and dancing, a perfect way to round out the evening and day for friends and family alike.
To maximize time spent in Sedona, the city suggests seeking the help of local guides and tour groups to truly get a sense of the city’s magic. To learn about what to explore in Sedona, go to visitsedona.com or view their Press Kit.