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Tag Archive for "What to do in Sedona"

Summer Sights to be Seen in Sedona

May 21, 2015 by El Portal Sedona Hotel No Comment

The American Southwest is rarely mentioned as an ideal vacation destination during the summer months, and Arizona has an especially poor reputation with its high temperatures.  However, there is a lovely place in the state that stays lively and much cooler than the rest – Sedona.  Mountains surround Sedona, Arizona, protecting it from much of ...

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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 7, 2015 by El Portal Sedona Hotel No Comment

Did you know that Mother’s Day can be traced back as far as the ancient annual spring festival the Greeks dedicated to maternal goddesses. The Greeks used the occasion to honor Rhea, wife of Cronus and the mother of many deities of Greek mythology. The more recent history of Mothers Day dates back to 1600s in ...

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50th Annual Jerome Historic Home and Building Tour

April 30, 2015 by El Portal Sedona Hotel No Comment

On your trip to Sedona, you may just want to take in the 50th Annual Jerome Historic Home and Building Tour! It is the longest running home tour in Arizona and is the largest Ghost Town in America! Best of all - it's only 20 miles from Sedona!

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National Parks Week Begins PLUS the 15th Annual Verde Valley Nature and Birding Festival

April 16, 2015 by El Portal Sedona Hotel No Comment

This weekend marks the beginning of National Parks Week (April 18-26), and to kick it off all National Parks are giving FREE admission this weekend! We have the GRANDEST National Park right here in Arizona – Grand Canyon National Park. Saturday the 18th is also Junior Ranger Day; this is a day where the younger visitors ...

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Recipe for Excitement

April 9, 2015 by El Portal Sedona Hotel No Comment

Mountain biking – need we say more? Only just how spectacular it is in mystical and magical Sedona! Looking for a challenging trail? Try Llama Mountain Trail. It is a 3 mile singletrack with elevation changes of +621/-696 ft. with stunning scenery. This challenging trail gives bikers a little bit of everything, including slick rock, wash-outs, big ...

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What to Do with Only Three Days in Sedona

March 12, 2015 by El Portal Sedona Hotel 2 Comments

Sedona the most beautiful place in America is the perfect place as a base for your adventures of the southwest. There are a variety of ways to spend a trip of practically any length.  With incredible hiking, scenic vistas, exciting day trips, and top-flight food and shopping, it can be hard to decide how to spend the ...

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March is Arizona Archaeology & Heritage Awareness Month

March 3, 2015 by El Portal Sedona Hotel No Comment

Events all Month Long, throughout Arizona! March is the perfect time for archaeology lovers to visit Sedona and Northern Arizona, with events happening all month long at our state parks, national monuments, historical sites and museums. Also taking place is the popular V Bar V Archaeology Discovery Days, American Indian Art Show, Verde Valley Archaeology ...

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What will You do on Your Trip to Sedona?

February 17, 2015 by El Portal Sedona Hotel No Comment

If you’re planning a trip to Sedona this coming weekend/week, you’re in for a grand time as the Sedona International Film Festival celebrates its 21st year, and is dedicated to film icon and former Sedona resident Orson Welles on the anniversary of his 100th birthday . There will be screenings of Citizen Kane, Othello, Touch of Evil, ...

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What to do in Sedona in March?

February 12, 2015 by El Portal Sedona Hotel No Comment

Experience the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival! A great winter getaway – with an average temp of 65F. Come, enjoy the sunshine, red-rock trails and the power of the vortex. This is a three day mountain bike celebration that includes a Main Expo/Festival area at Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, with vendors and bike companies offering the latest bikes ...

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Sedona!

January 27, 2015 by El Portal Sedona Hotel No Comment

Looking for a unique way to spend Valentine's Day? Take a trip to Sedona and enjoy the events and shows going on here! A Sedona Getaway - no better way to celebrate Valentine's Day!

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