Autumn Colors of Sedona & Fall Festivities

With cooler temperatures on the horizon, the Sedona landscape changes with the rising and setting sun. Do you love fall, and the beauty the season brings? The [...]

September in Sedona

At El Portal Sedona Hotel we love this time of year - not only is the weather perfect, but it is time for the 8th Annual Sedona WineFest! Believe [...]

Past Guest Summer Special at El Portal

At El Portal Sedona Hotel, we want to say thank you to our past guests with a special just for you! To show our appreciation we are [...]

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 [...]

Discovering Family Fun in Stunning Sedona Part I

With its intense natural beauty, peaceful, spiritual vibe, and world-renowned outdoor activities, Sedona is not always considered a destination for family friendly fun.  While it is true [...]

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 [...]

Summer Safety for Pets

Ah summertime - sunshine, blue skies, birdsong, late sunsets, swimming, hiking, touring, just relaxing and having fun. Our pets love summer as much as we do!  Here [...]

Five Reasons to Choose a Boutique Hotel for Personal Travel

  Business travel is a necessity, but personal travel is an adventure.  A well-planned leisure trip should provide the visitor with an authentic taste of the destination’s [...]

13th Annual Open Studios Tour

Here's a little something to do on your trip to Sedona - the Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition’s (SVAC) 13th Annual Open Studios Tour, April 28-May 1. This is [...]

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 [...]