Everyone has their favorite season. Some people love icy winter nights; some people love sweltering summer days. There are many reasons to love every season, and Sedona is an amazing place to see all of them! With an eclectic combination of both outdoor and indoor events, there is always something for everyone. As you gear up for fall fun in your hometown, start planning a weekend trip to Sedona to soak in all the fall colors and adventures that Oak Creek Canyon has to offer.
One of the most popular activities in Sedona no matter the season is hiking. With a network of nearly endless trails, there is definitely way too much to see in one visit. Depending on what kind of adventure you are looking for, different trails offer wildly varied views and challenges. Some of the best landscape views require a bit more of a trek than most people want to take on their vacations. Fortunately, if you are interested in taking in the fall colors, you do not have to look very far. Check out this listing of the 5 best fall-color hikes in Sedona to pick out your favorite. Even these shorter hikes can be too much for people without the time or ability to scramble around in the desert. Luckily, much of Sedona’s fall beauty can also been seen from the road. Check out these examples of scenic Sedona drives to pick the route that is best for you.
After spending the day admiring Sedona’s beauty, it is time to indulge. A personal favorite restaurant is the Sedona Pizza Company, due to their high-quality authentic Italian food and great location. There are also steakhouses and barbeque places scattered everywhere in Sedona and the surrounding area, as well as health and diet-conscious locations. For folks looking for a drink, most restaurants also offer beer on tap and local wines. While not as popular as restaurants, there are also some bars in the area. There are more dining options in Sedona than anyone could hope to do justice to in a single article, so pick your own favorite from this list.
After a long day of sightseeing and excitement, staying at the right place is crucial. While there is camping in the area, it becomes more and more difficult as the winter rolls in. Local hotels are usually the best combination of comfortable and economic.