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Top Choice Park in Sedona

Red Rock Crossing/Crescent Moon Recreation Area

Famous for its splendid views of Cathedral Rock, this picnic area is a lovely place to while away an afternoon, and can be a great alternative when Slide Rock State Park is too busy. Splash in Oak Creek, swim in its…
Top Choice Park in Sedona

Red Rock State Park

Not to be confused with Slide Rock State Park, this 286-acre park includes an environmental education center, picnic areas and 5 miles of well-marked, interconnecting trails in a riparian environment amid gorgeous r…
Top Choice Mexican in Sedona

Elote Cafe

Come here for some of the best, most authentic Mexican food in the region. Elote Cafe serves unusual and traditional dishes you won't find elsewhere, like the namesake elote (fire-roasted corn with spicy mayo, lime …
Top Choice Church in Sedona

Chapel of the Holy Cross

Situated between spectacular, statuesque natural stone columns 3 miles south of Sedona, this 1956 Roman Catholic chapel soars from the rock like a slice of the land itself. Creator Marguerite Brunswig Staude followe…
Italian in Sedona

Dahl & DiLuca Ristorante

Though this lovely Italian place fits perfectly into the groove and color scheme of Sedona, at the same time it feels like the kind of place you'd find in a small Italian seaside town. It's a bustling, welcoming spo…
Latin American in Sedona

Mariposa

Stunning mountain views and divine (if steeply priced) Latin-inspired food from the grill are the hallmarks of this upmarket eatery from local celebrity chef Lisa Dahl. You don't need to drop $125 on the prime rib e…
Arts & Crafts in Sedona

Garland's Navajo Rugs

Founded in 1976, this Sedona institution offers the area's best selection of rugs, and sells other American Indian crafts, both current and vintage. It's an interesting store to visit, displaying naturally dyed yarn…
Deli in Sedona

Sedona Memories

This tiny local spot assembles gigantic sandwiches on slabs of homemade bread. A great choice for a picnic, as they pack 'em tight to-go, so there's less mess. You can also nosh on their quiet porch. If you call in …
Archaeological Site in Sedona

Palatki Heritage Site

Thousand-year-old Sinagua cliff dwellings and rock art are good-enough reasons to brave the seven or so miles of dirt road leading to this enchantingly located archaeological site on the edge of the wilderness. Ther…
Archaeological Site in Sedona

Honanki Heritage Site

Honanki is another impressive vestige of the Sinaguan culture, responsible for the construction of this pueblo, as well as Montezuma Castle, Tuzigoot and other sites in the years between AD 1000 and 1400. This site …