Sedona – The Mystical and Metaphysical

Sedona is a spectacular, mystical, powerful place. At El Portal we know visitors come from all over the world for an array of experiences; whether a life-changing encounter, a rejuvenation of the spirit, [...]

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 [...]

2016 Top 10 US Best Ranked Cities to Stay

When going out to dinner, looking for the best school districts, reserving a hotel room, even trying new recipes we have come to rely on reviews to help us [...]

El Portal’s Gorgeous “Governor’s Suite”

  El Portal Sedona Hotel's Suite #12 -the Governor's Suite is a luxury hotel room, our largest suite with dazzling views from the gabled windows in the living room, and huge [...]

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 [...]

Hike Fay Canyon & Fay Canyon Arch

Fay Canyon trail is a lovely walk on mostly flat ground (with loose stones of course), in the shade of Manzanita and junipers. From SR 89A turn [...]

Palatki Ruins and Honanki Indian Ruins

Did you know Sedona is located near two different Native American ruin sites: the Palatki Ruins and the Honanki Indian Ruins?  These two villages were lively centers [...]

Ten Reasons to Stay in a Boutique Hotel

When you travel, there are always plenty of options when it comes to choosing accommodations.  All too often, travelers fall back on well-worn choices, choosing the stay [...]