Whatever floats your boat, there is something to intrigue anyone and everyone in Sedona. Because our ultimate goals coincide, (an amazing and memorable stay) we offer complete concierge services. Whether your interests include: hiking, biking, golfing, horseback riding, wine tasting, ballooning, shopping, arting (not sure that’s a word), jeep touring, train riding, private guided touring, Grand Canyon visiting, self-guided off road adventuring, wine tasting, Indigenous ruining (ok, we know that’s not a word), vortex exploring and/or dining at one of the many wonderful restaurants in Sedona and the greater Verde Valley metro-plex……pick our brains, and let us book your reservations! Five plus years of personal experiences, along with ideas and suggestions from hundreds of guests, should assure you of that amazing and memorable stay that you are looking for…. as we are too.
Golf – Sedona boasts “world class” year round golfing, make sure you find room in your bag for a camera… especially if your game goes south.
- Oak Creek Country Club – http://www.oakcreekcountryclub.com/, 3 minutes away. Robert Trent Jones course, Home of Sedona Open, 4-Star rating by Golf Digest, par 71 golf course.
- Sedona Golf Resort – http://www.sedonagolfresort.com/, 5 minutes away. Rated top ten in Arizona, Four Star Rating, 18 hole par 71 golf course
- Seven Canyons http://www.sevencanyons.com/golf.php West Sedona course that combines golf with geological wonders, flora and fauna
- Canyon Mesa Golf Course – 5 minutes away, beautiful 9 hole executive course for those of you who have limited time
Hot Air Balloon Rides – Balloon over beautiful Red Rock Country during sunrise! – If you book on your own make sure it is with either Northern Balloon or Red Rock Balloon – these are the only two that can fly over the Red Rocks of Sedona.
Tours and Trolleys – Various companies give Sedona visitors the opportunity to visit and tour Sedona, nearby towns, National Monuments as well as the Grand Canyon.
Scenic Trains – View beautiful canyon landscapes on the Verde Canyon Railroad that takes visitors through the remote Sycamore Canyon. (Maybe you’ll see an Eagle)
Hiking – There are more than 150 official hiking trails in the Sedona area, in fact our guests (that would be you) can strap on hiking gear (or tennis shoes) and enter the Coconino National Forest from the Cozy Cactus, Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte are just a few paces away. Whether it’s a view, a challenging climb, a Native American ruin we have it all, so let us help you choose the right experience. Remember each of our rooms has a copy of “Great Sedona Hikes”; co-authored by Bill Bohan and David Butler, check-out Bill’s web-site at http://www.greatsedonahikes.com/ for the latest in Sedona hiking information.
Bicycling – Nearby bike shops offer info, rentals, repair and supplies. The Bike and Bean offers 10% discounts to “Cozy” guests. Three Hundred and sixty miles of shared use trails await avid bicyclers here in Sedona.
Birding/Wildlife – Our guests (that would be you) have the unique opportunity to observe many indigenous and migratory bird species in our backyard, which is (if we haven’t mentioned it before) the Coconino National Forest. Aside from the Gambel’s Quail, they sort of run the place, one can also see Woodpeckers, Hummers, Towhees, Pinyon and Scrub Jays, Scott’s Orioles, Cardinals, Hawks, Ravens, Roadrunners (meep meep) and a variety of Finches along with dozens of other varieties. Bunnies are also aplenty, as they avoid Coyotes and Bobcats, but they are happy to dine with Javelina and an occasional Deer. If you need more of a ”feather fix” there are bird and nature hikes throughout the week at Red Rock State Park.
Art – Sedona has long been a magnet for artists and ergo all the galleries in town. Visitors can browse for sculptures, paintings, photographs, pottery, beautiful woven garments, jewelry and Navaho rugs. At Tlaquepaque,(pronounced as it’s spelled… think “to lock your pocket”) built as a replica of a Mexican village, wander through shady courtyards cooled by splashing fountains and visit unique shops and galleries or grab a bite to eat in one of its many restaurants.
The Body – Numerous Sedona Spas offer visitors an opportunity to pamper themselves; be it a facial, manicure, pedicure or other self-indulging treatment. Sedona has a variety of first rate massage professionals and facilities that allow guests to have treatments indoors, outdoors or in your room.
The Mind – Sedona offers a myriad of opportunities to learn and nurture your inner-metaphysical mind. Visit – Crystal shops, Vortices, Psychics and Holistic Professionals, like the bunnies they are aplenty.
Jerome an old mining town turned ghost town, which has been revived in recent years. After being abandoned when the copper mine closed, it was re-inhabited and turned into an art colony. Perched on the side of a mountain about a 35 minute spectacular drive from Sedona, visitors can walk the winding old streets and glimpse life as it was lived at the turn of the century. Numerous shops and galleries offer diversions and several restaurants will feed and refresh the weary.
Grand Canyon - only a two hour drive away, easy to do a day trip! - Keep in mind a saying you might hear around these parts - “God made the Grand Canyon, but he lives in Sedona”
Dining – Dining – Dining (even though after our three course breakfast you might be thinking, “I’m not going to eat again today” – you will!)
When it comes time for dinner, choose from 90 restaurants offering everything from Asian, Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican, French or good old American. Sedona’s chefs delight in creating delicious, innovative menus.
Some of our favorites include:
- Cucina Rustica – Italian – http://www.cucinarustica.com/1/main.htm
- Elote – Gourmet Mexiccan – http://www.elotecafe.com/
- Troia’s – Italian – http://www.troias.com/
- Dan’s Bistro – American – small Chef owned restaurant BYOB –http://www.dansbistro.com/
- Red Chopstick – 2 minute walk
- Tara Thai – 3 minute walk
- Minami – Japanese – 15 minute walk
- Tavern Grill – Old Town Cottonwood – American – http://taverngrille.net/ (30 min. drive)
- Grapes – Jerome – American - http://grapesjerome.com (45 min. drive)
- Quince Grill & Cantina -Jerome – Mexican – http://visitjeromeaz.com/ (45 min. drive)