There is something magical about winter. Snow on the ground, dark quiet nights, and days spent with family and friends are all things to look forward to when winter rolls around. #Sedona is especially beautiful when the season changes. Snow on red rocks makes for unbelievably picturesque views and photographs. As winter approaches, now is a good time to start thinking about planning a family vacation to Sedona. The plethora of things to do in Sedona only begins with winter sports and indoor dining, although there is plenty of that too. There are also a good many kid-friendly events throughout the winter season.
The Tlaquepaque Arts and Craft Village offers an amazing abundance of events throughout the month of December. First of all, the entire village is decorated with lights. The streams of twinkling holiday lights sets the festive atmosphere that carries on for the rest of the month. Last year the holiday month was kicked off by a tree lighting in Tlaquepaque center. Past events have also included carolers, special shopping deals, and visits from Santa Claus. Tlaquepaque also offers a multitude of other events for children during the holiday season. Check out their website for more information about various activities and holiday deals.
Food has always brought families together, never more so than during the holidays. Restaurants around Sedona and the neighboring areas are known for their family friendly dining. Places that have been popular in past years are the Mesa Grill. Their decedent menu includes lobster, steaks, and, in past holiday meals, oysters rockefeller. Dahl and Di Luca and Cucina Rustica are both well known italian eateries who have offered special holiday menus in the past. Their previous holiday specials have varied the classic American turkey and fixings to authentic italian offerings such as crispy fried calamari, scallops and mussels, veal, and of course pasta and raviolis. If you have young children, picky palettes, or are just looking for something comforting, Judi’s Restaurant is the one you should check out on your holiday trip. Comforting American classics are offered year-round, including steaks, burgers, shrimp, and an extensive kids menu. Don’t forget to try one of the desserts made fresh in house, such as pies and even ice cream!
The best things to do and sights to see in the winter in Sedona cannot be done in one day. An extended vacation can be one of the best way to spend time with family during time off. Even a weekend getaway can be the perfect holiday moment.