The 14th Annual Sedona Plein Air Festival

En plein air is a French term that translates literally as “in the open air.” The term “plein-air painting,” as it is currently used, usually refers to paintings [...]

October Brings Art to Sedona

Fall not only brings about a plethora of color and changing landscapes to Sedona, but a variety of festivals and fun as well! Reserve your room today [...]

Create Your Sedona, Arizona Adventure

"Create" - to bring into existence; to produce through imaginative skill; to produce or bring about by a course of action or behavior; cause or occasion. (Miriam [...]

Experience Our Native American Culture in Sedona

The Sedona area is one of the best places in Arizona to experience American Indian culture. At El Portal Sedona Hotel we offer our guests unique concierge [...]

El Portal Sedona Hotel Receives 2018 AAA Accolades

Not only has El Portal Sedona Hotel received the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Hotel Award for 2018, but also Inspector's Best of Housekeeping as well as Inspector's Best of Wow [...]

Sedona Heritage Museum – Caretakers of Sedona History

The Sedona Heritage Museum, a lovely and historical center, gives visitors an eye (and an ear) into the history of the Sedona area. But it offers much more [...]

Hike Safely in Sedona’s Summer Heat

Hiking Sedona's red rocks is a "spiritual" experience - no matter what the season. But with summertime temps reaching the mid to high 90s F (low to mid 30s C), [...]

Fireworks – Tips for Keeping Your Furry Friend Calm & Safe

You've got to love long weekends, but with them come fireworks. Now, they are great fun and excitement for us humans, but not for our canine companions. Fireworks [...]

El Portal Sedona Hotel – It’s all about the Personal Connection

Sedona is an iconic area where you can truly immerse yourself in the beauty of the west, sadly many people simply pass through, taking a few photos [...]