Bearizona is a “Drive-Thru” Wildlife Park in Williams, Arizona. It is a wonderful place for a family outing and just over an hour’s drive from El Portal Sedona Hotel.
The park allows visitors to see the animals in their natural setting, from the comfort and safety of visitors’ own vehicles. The animals roam around, and even [...]
Tlaquepaque is celebrating it’s 40th Anniversary this year! The beautiful “Mexican Village” is alive with eclectic shops, art galleries, artisans, music, restaurants and more! This weekend there events for the entire family. From First Friday Gallery Walk to Calico Critter Day to Cinco de Mayo Celebration there truly is something for everyone. As a bonus the Great Sedona [...]
Here at El Portal Sedona Hotel we have a new team member – hiking guide Stephen Ritson! We want to offer our guests a complete Sedona experience – let them have the opportunity to see places most people won’t get to see! And as much of an outdoors-man Steve Segner is, he can’t be in [...]
Thank you to Susan from York, PA who wrote such a wonderful review of El Portal Sedona on TripAdvisor.
She writes this about her stay at the boutique hotel:
“El Portal Sedona is ENCHANTMENT and the ONLY place to stay!”
The best place to stay in Sedona, with or without your pet – by far!
My husband and I [...]
More on the Sedona Bluegrass Festival 2013! Performing at this year’s festival is The Matt Flinner Trio, with mandolinist Flinner, guitarist Ross Martin and bassist
The Matt Flinner Trio at the Sedona Bluegrass Festival
Eric Thorin. This fine three-piece band uses every musical device known and more as they use their instruments to the fullest. Bass lines are plucked and bowed, existing [...]
El Portal Sedona Hotel ~ Take a Trolley Tour
The Sedona Trolley is a great way to get acquainted with this incredible city. On a Trolley tour you will visit historic landmarks, inspiring locations, take in unbelievable views, learn about vortexes – where they are, what they do, and take all the wonderful photos you want! The tours [...]
“Dancing in the Moonlight” the Verde Valley Sanctuary’s largest fundraiser of the year. The event takes place on Saturday, April 20 at 5:00 pm at Sky Ranch Lodge on Airport Mesa. Tickets are $100 and includes drinks, dinner, a live auction and dancing to the Latin rhythms of Mercy B’s C.A.B. Call (928) 634-2511 or visit verdevalleysanctuary.org.
Verde Valley Birding Festival – Artwork by Margo Mitchell
The Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival is April 25 – 28 and offers an exceptional recreational experience to families, individuals, anyone interested in the natural world. It encourages awareness of the significance of this habitat for the enrichment of all life here in the Verde Valley.
The festival [...]
Sedona Bluegrass Festival 2013 & the David Grisman FolkJazz Trio
Imagine some of the world’s best Bluegrass in an incredible setting along the beautiful Oak Creek, nestled among tall cottonwoods at Los Abrigadso – an idyllic setting for Magical Music in the Red Rocks.
The 7th Annual Sedona Bluegrass Festival is June 3-9, and tickets are on sale [...]
Sedona, Arizona offers mountain biking enthusiasts a range of beginner to advanced trails featuring spectacular red rock views and tough terrain. Nowhere else can you find trails that offer Sedona’s unique blend of scenic vistas, slick rock, technical climbs and challenging switchbacks.
There are now new rules for mountain bikers implemented by the Red Rock Ranger [...]