Vacation in Sedona!

The most frequent comment from our guests when they leave is "there is so much more to do and see in Sedona than we thought and a [...]

Four-Legged Friends Welcome! Discover the Beauty of Pet-Friendly Sedona with the Whole Family

Nestled in the heart of Arizona, the small city of Sedona is a must-see destination offering breathtaking natural beauty, a plethora of outdoor activities, a thriving arts-and-culture [...]

The Dos and Don’ts of Hiking with Your Dog

At El Portal Sedona Hotel, we rarely do this - have a guest blogger. But this is so up our alley, we just had to have Jen [...]

Off the Beaten Track: Hiking the Unusual in Sedona

With its diverse selection of hiking trails, Sedona, Arizona is a mecca for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. The area’s strikingly beautiful landscape is etched with trails of [...]

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 [...]

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), [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Discover Sedona – a Spring Playground Among the Red Rocks

Sedona, Arizona is a treasure to discover at any time of year, but the small city bursts into life during the spring months. With average daytime high [...]

What to do in Sedona…National Forest Service Approved

Sedona offers a wide array of activities, events and festivals for visitors to experience. From art hikes to van tours, there is so much to do and [...]