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13Aug 2015

Top 5 National Parks near Sedona to Celebrate National Parks Day on August 25

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Sedona is the perfect home base from which to explore a plethora of national parks across beautiful Northern Arizona. In celebration of National Park Service Day, August 25, 2015, we’re highlighting our picks for the top 5 national parks near Sedona. All of the parks below are less than 3 hours’ drive from L’Auberge – making them perfect for day … Continue reading

05Jul 2015

Our Picks: The 10 Best Sedona Hikes

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We asked our friends over at The Hike House and some of our avid hikers on staff to give us their picks for the best Sedona hikes. We compiled a comprehensive list of these 10 best Sedona hikes that you definitely shouldn’t miss. Whether you’re a hiking novice or an expert trailblazer, our round-up will help you plan idyllic trail time during your next Sedona … Continue reading

06Jun 2015

Connecting with Nature Through “Shinrin-Yoku” or Forest Bathing

                The idea of spending quality time in nature may seem simple, but it is actually quite profound and often life changing. The Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku, or “Forest Bathing” embodies the concept that healing, relaxation and rejuvenation can occur by immersing oneself in nature and walking slowly through forests and under canopies … Continue reading

10Apr 2015

From Sedona to the Grand Canyon: One part luxury, one part adventure

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One of the world’s most popular attractions is the beautiful Grand Canyon in Arizona. Tourists from all over the world visit Grand Canyon National Park to experience one of the Seven Wonders of the World every year. It is said that the Grand Canyon is the world’s largest and most spectacular example of erosion, with magnificent geological features dating back … Continue reading

02Mar 2015

Top 10 Reasons to do Spring Break in Sedona

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Spring is a magnificent time to visit Sedona – with buds beginning to blossom, beautiful weather for outdoor exploration, countless activities and festivals to take part in, and shopping and dining, there is something for every traveler. Here are our Top 10 picks for why you do Spring Break in Sedona! WEATHER Spring is the perfect season to visit Sedona. With average high … Continue reading

12Jan 2015

Chef Ro’s Foraging Adventures

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Not only does Oak Creek provide a beautiful and serene backdrop to lunch or dinner at L’Auberge Restaurant, but it also provides some of the freshest local ingredients you’ll find on your plate. Foraging along Oak Creek and the L’Auberge grounds is one of Chef Rochelle’s favorite things to do – experiencing nature and its offerings up close and personal … Continue reading

26Nov 2014

5 Things We’re Thankful For This Year

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Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to reflect on everything we’re thankful for and to acknowledge all of the wonderful blessings in our lives. This year, we’re sharing 5 things that we’re thankful for.  Health At the top of our list this year is health. Staying in shape both mentally and physically keeps us feeling good all year long and keeps … Continue reading

28Oct 2014

It’s Autumn in Sedona, and it’s Beautiful

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Experience Autumn in Sedona As stunning as Sedona is year-round, there is no better time to plan a visit as the autumn months. The colors of the changing leaves contrast against the red rocks creating one of the most picturesque getaways you could imagine. After the summer heat, visitors and locals alike rejoice as the weather drops to cooler temperatures. … Continue reading

21Nov 2013

5 Awesome Fall Hikes in Sedona

No matter your skill or experience level, there are many great hiking spots in Sedona – whether you are a beginner, or a hiking novice. There is no place more picturesque than Sedona – and if you are trying to figure out where to stay, L’Auberge de Sedona is centrally located, just minutes from dozens of great Sedona hikes. If you’re … Continue reading

10Oct 2013

Sedona Visitors to the Grand Canyon

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As our guests are making their Sedona plans for upcoming days and weeks while the federal government has shut down, we want to direct you to the most up to date information that we are receiving about the National Parks. Arizona Office of Tourism has a list of National Parks and Monuments that are open and ways to visit the … Continue reading