When you think about romantic getaways in Arizona, you can’t help but think Sedona. And with good reason. Sedona offers one of the most romantic settings in the Southwest, with its vibrant red rocks, breathtaking views, and plentiful opportunities to sneak away someplace private with that special someone. Whether on the trails, during a private dinner or along Oak Creek, there is no better place to create an unforgettable engagement story.
If you’re planning a romantic excursion to pop the question, read on to see our picks for the most romantic places to get engaged in Sedona.
At Merry-Go-Round Rock: For hiking enthusiast couples, enjoy a secluded hike up to Merry-Go-Round-Rock. This moderate hike begins from the East Trailhead (at the top of Bear Wallow Canyon) with great views during the climb toward Sedona over the canyon. Even on a cloudy day, the views are spectacular with expansive panoramic vistas of the red rocks on all sides. Plan on at least four-hours round trip. Don’t feel like hiking? Transportation to the top of Merry-Go-Round Rock through L’Auberge can be arranged.
On Devils Bridge: This steep hike is worth the trek – the trail takes you up the largest natural stone arch in the Sedona area. There’s a 400-foot climb in altitude during this 1.8-mile round-trip hike. With an elevation of 4,600 feet, the views are stunning and the top of Devils Bridge is a wonderful place to propose. Parking is located on the FR 152 (due to the bumpy dirt road, a high clearance vehicle is recommended).
At Red Rock Crossing: What could be a more romantic spot to get engaged than the most photographed spot in Arizona? Red Rock Crossing, a symbol of the American Southwest, is a beloved spot for artists and has been featured in more than 60 classic films along with numerous posters, postcards, and more. Make your own mark in history by proposing in this iconic location.
And here are some great spots to get engaged without leaving L’Auberge:
Serenity Point: Overlooking the babbling Oak Creek, Serenity Point is a wonderful respite on the red rocks. The calming location is a nice place to retreat to either on your own to meditate, or with your loved one for a private moment in an unforgettable Sedona setting. Located at the end of L’Aubege de Sedona, this is a wonderful spot to pop the question.
Creekside Reserve: Want to propose during an exceptional, private dinner that offers the best romantic dining Sedona has to offer? This intimate dining experience at Creekside Reserve takes place under a beautiful crystal chandelier and a canopy of vines. Views overlook Oak Creek and to complete the ambiance, you can hear the sounds of the water flowing on the creek below. The private dining service includes a special tasting menu along with customized selections from our Wine Cellar to compliment your meal.
And, when it comes time to say ‘I do,’ there is no better place to celebrate your love than in beautiful Sedona at L’Auberge. A number of amazing wedding venues are available to choose from. The SpiritSong Terrace, an inspirational outdoor space overlooking the resort from high on the hillside, is a wonderful spot to celebrate with loved ones. Or, there are a number of other spots at L’Auberge that can be customized for your special day. Learn more about planning your dream wedding at L’Auberge at http://www.lauberge.com/weddings/.