Sedona Open Studios Tour – A Spring Event

At El Portal Sedona Hotel we love the art here in Sedona, and the Open Studios Tour is a wonderful event for visitors and locals alike. Here's [...]

Five Reasons to Visit the Grand Canyon Now

Let's get right to are our five reasons why you should visit the Grand Canyon now... This Natural Wonder is magnificent in winter. With a soft blanket [...]

Sedona’s Art Scene – Outstanding. Diverse. Exceptional.

The Sedona has a thriving arts scene, it has grown into what the New York Times refers to as “A new west enclave of galleries.”  Fascinating landscapes and breathtaking beauty [...]

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 [...]

Sedona Northern Lights

Celebrate the spirit of the holiday season in Sedona with USA’s largest Projection Show on a natural canvas:  Sedona Northern Lights. This incredibly massive holiday light show [...]

10 Reasons to Road Trip Arizona’s Verde Valley in the Fall

In the Verde Valley - a lush region in central Arizona - autumn is a particularly vibrant season. From fall colors to historical sites to the vineyards [...]

Arizona State Parks & Trails – Best in the U.S.!

We would like to share this with you -  our (Arizona's) State Parks System won the Gold Medal for the Best Managed in the USA by the [...]

Sedona Vortexes – What Are They?

Time to test your "vortex" knowledge.  What is a vortex?  Are there different vortexes?   What do they do?  Where are they?  How many vortex sites are [...]

Sedona: A Southwest Hidden Gem

With a population of only about 10,000 residents, the small city of Sedona is often overshadowed by more famous Arizona destinations like the Grand Canyon or Scottsdale [...]

Why Stay at El Portal Sedona Hotel?

We could list all the reasons why we think you should stay at El Portal Sedona Hotel, but we'd rather have our guests let you know...Here are [...]