Bringing Philosophy Outdoors to the Majestic Natural Beauty of Sedona – Finding Meaning in Sedona’s Red Rocks

Sedona, Arizona has long been recognized as a mystical place ideal for soul-searching and revelation. Visitors from all over the world are drawn to the awe-inspiring beauty [...]

Summer Excitement in Sedona, Arizona

Sedona truly is a magical, mystical city. With towering red rocks, brilliant night skies, and excitement galore! Here are just few things to do on your trip [...]

Sedona – a Dream Destination for the Solo Traveler

Traveling alone offers a special magic that is often lost when traveling with companions. Solo travelers are able to fully immerse themselves in their destinations and explore [...]

Arizona State Parks Celebrate 60 Years!

Our Arizona State Park system is celebrating 60 years! And there are six beautiful, historic, cultural and breathtaking parks in the Sedona area, making for fun outings and [...]

What to do in Sedona…National Forest Service Approved

Sedona offers a wide array of activities, events and festivals for visitors to experience. From art hikes to van tours, there is so much to do and [...]

Discover Family Fun in Stunning Sedona Part II

We're back with part 2 of our suggestions for a family friendly Sedona vacation! With Sedona’s annual calendar packed with special events, visitors at any time of [...]

Hiking RULES!

You can read this two ways; one - hiking indeed does rule! OR the rules of hiking... Here are our top hiking rules to keep you safe [...]

Sedona Hiking Trails ~ Soldiers Pass

Pet friendly El Portal Sedona Hotel offers guests personalized concierge services for the Sedona area, including recommendations on the numerous hiking trails. Let's hike Soldiers Pass Trail! This [...]

Travelling with Pets: the Do’s and Don’ts of Transportation, Hotels, and More

For many people, pets are an integral part of the family, and a vacation would feel incomplete without their presence.  However, due to concerns over where to [...]