shopping: don’t expect to find your typical malls here (ok, there is one - Prime Outlets in the Sedona district Village of Oak Creek). But primarily the region is about 100+ galleries, shops and boutiques of contemporary and Native American Indian arts and culture. 350 artists reside in the area and exhibit and sell in local stores.
tours: take a guided jeep or horseback tour over and around the beautiful Red Rocks of Sedona…. or above them with an air or balloon tour….. or hop onto a Sedona trolley, or take a river tour and kayak on the Verde River or Oak Creek
golf: a must play for all skill levels! 7 golf courses are open to the public. Your biggest handicap will be the distracting beauty of the scenery!
wildlife & bird watching: watch more than 400 exotic animals on a 104-acre wilderness preserve at Out Of Africa Wildlife Park or discover more than 200 types of birds at the Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival (or self guided at Red Rock State Park, Oak Creek Canyon, or Dead Horse Ranch State Park)
wellness & spa: not just a massage! Local high-quality (organic) products are used and certified therapists connect your body, mind and soul.
spiritual enrichment: Sedona has a world-wide reputation as a spiritual mecca. Its power spots are globally recognized as “Vortexes”. Some of the most amazing healers, intuitives, readers, practitioners, and spiritual guides are available to work with you. La Quinta is located across from famous BELL ROCK Vortex.
wine tasting: local wineries and vineyards are producing handcrafted, limited production wines in both white and red varietals
gaming: Cliff Castle Casino has been voted Arizona’s favorite casino for 9 years in a row
festivals & events: so much, so many, so often! Come to “Jazz on the Rocks” in Sedona, “Fort Verde Days” in Camp Verde, Jerome’s “First Saturday Art Walk”, the “Made in Clarkdale” annual art show and sale or “Rhythm and Ribs” in Cottonwood.
sightseeing: cruise Uptown Sedona and Historic Old Town Cottonwood, or walk Jerome, the entire town is a national historic district, or visit 5 state parks, 2 national monuments and 3 heritage sites.