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 reasons to do Spring Break in Sedona!
Spring is the perfect season to visit Sedona. With average high temperatures in the low 80’s, it is excellent weather for all of your family’s favorite outdoor activities. When the sun goes down, don’t forget to watch the explosive sunsets as they fall behind Sedona’s red rocks!
Make the most of the idyllic weather with countless outdoor adventures throughout Sedona. Cool off in Oak Creek with river rafting, tubing, kayaking or visiting infamous Slide Rock – named one of “America’s 10 Best State Parks”.
Golf lovers will enjoy several courses less than 20 minutes away, hikers of all levels will delight in an array of hiking trails in Sedona from beginner to expert, and mountain bikers will get their adrenaline pumping on backcountry courses.
Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and recharge your body and mind at our L’Apothecary Spa. Treat yourself to a relaxing massage, experience the energy and mystery of Sedona’s vortexes, and reconnect with Mother Nature through yoga and meditation.
Helicopter, Train, or Automobile? However you decide to travel, you are in for a treat. Hover high over The Grand Canyon with a once in a lifetime helicopter tour, admire the red rocks and the Verde Canyon with a memorable ride on the Verde Canyon Railroad, and bump and bounce over the rust-colored rocks in an adrenaline-laced signature Pink Jeep Tour. The breathtaking sites of Sedona are fun for the whole family.
Sedona Mountain Bike Festival – March 4-6
Sedona Yoga Festival – March 10 – 13
45th Annual Sedona St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival – March 12
Celebration of Spring – March 26
Sedona is brimming with cultural activities from galleries to historic tours. Are your little scholars studying Native Americans? Bring their textbook alive with a Native American tour to the ancient ruins and modern Indian reservations of Sedona. The Hopi Indian reservation is just one of the many sites to explore.
In addition to Sedona’s astounding natural beauty, this city is known for its booming art scene. L’Auberge is proud to partner with the renowned Goldenstein Gallery to bring art and the artists behind it on property. Stop by our Artist in Residence events, browse the featured art around the grounds, and even learn about the art pieces hanging right in your room. Heading out? Stroll down the streets of Sedona and check out their many art galleries, museums, and local art shows.
Another way to take advantage of the perfect weather? Browsing shops and boutiques about town. Sedona’s shopping secrets are woven throughout local villages and quaint centers. Everything from handmade clothing to home décor to essential oils and crystals are found here. Be sure to visit Uptown Sedona, Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, Gallery Row, and The Village of Oak Creek to fulfill all of your shopping desires.
The Sedona culinary scene is vast and delicious, showcasing a variety of cuisines through each of these Sedona restaurants. Whether you’re in the mood for a fancy steak, spicy Southwestern dish or a cowboy barbeque burger, there’s something for you. Taste the local flavors and experience why Sedona is known for its culinary arts, local ingredients, and unique dining experiences. Learn more about Cress on Oak Creek and Etch Kitchen & Bar at L’Auberge. Be sure to also check out the all-new 89Agave Mexican Restaurant in Sedona.
Sedona has some of the best stargazing conditions in the United States. With very little pollution, high altitude, and dry clear nights, you are sure to see a variety of Planets, Galaxies, Star Clusters, Constellations, Double Stars, and other breathtaking sights. Whether you’re laying on a raft in your pool or joining an Evening Sky Tour, Sedona’s stars will blow your mind. Check the calendar and join us for Stargazing at L’Auberge.