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Top 10 Reasons to Summer in Sedona

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Summer is a magnificent time to visit Sedona – with 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 Summer in Sedona!



Summer is an ideal season to visit Sedona. With morning and evening temperatures cool enough for a light sweater, the afternoons are great for shaded creek hikes, wine tasting or gallery strolling. When the sun goes down, don’t forget to watch the explosive sunsets as they fall behind Sedona’s red rocks!

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Make the most of the idyllic weather with countless outdoor adventures throughout Sedona. Cool off in Oak Creek with river rafting, tubing, kayaking or combine a wine tasting with adventure with Sedona Adventure Tours.

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 natural setting with a creekside massage, and reconnect with yourself with mindful holistic experiences.

Top 10 Reasons to do Spring Break in Sedona 5Sightseeing

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.

The Chapel of the Holy Cross in the middle of red rocks in Sedona, ArizonaCulture

Sedona is brimming with cultural activities from galleries to historic tours. Experience a Native American tour to the ancient ruins and modern Indian reservations of Sedona. Or take a guided hike through the vortexes that give Sedona its unique energy. Stop at the Chapel of the Holy Cross for a spiritual and architectural exploration. You’ll learn quickly that the inspiration of the red rocks runs deep in Sedona.


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.

An arched door set into a sandstone wallShopping

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 VillageGallery Row, and The Village of Oak Creek to fulfill all of your shopping desires.

Cress on Oak Creek Creekside DiningDining

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 Cress Bar at L’Auberge. Be sure to also check out the uptown favorite 89Agave Mexican Restaurant in Sedona.

Star BathingStargazing

As an International Dark Sky Community, 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 enjoying from the privacy of your cottage deck or joining an Evening Sky Tour, Sedona’s stars will blow your mind. Check the calendar and join us for Stargazing at L’Auberge.

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