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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Fall Open Studios Tour Presented by The Sedona Visual Artists Coalition

At El Portal Sedona Hotel we love to keep visitors, guests, and locals all informed about events in the Sedona area. Next weekend is no exception...The Fall [...]

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 [...]