Sedona is one of Arizona's premier tourism, recreation and meeting destinations. Known the world over for spectacular natural beauty, the 19-square-mile, red rock-dotted city sits at the mouth of the picturesque Oak Creek Canyon. For these reasons, Sedona is rich with outdoor adventure; but there is so much more: Native-American culture, New-Age spirituality and world-class spas - not to mention outstanding Sedona meeting venues and cutting-edge amenities.
Sedona is served by two major airports, which include the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Flagstaff Pulliam Airport. Located just two hours outside of Sedona, the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport serves more than 1,200 daily flights, providing nonstop access to 85 domestic locations and 19 international destinations. Located just 40 minutes outside of the city, the Flagstaff Pulliam Airport provides daily service to the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Among convention venues in Sedona is the Enchantment Resort, which serves as the premier resort and spa, featuring fantastic accommodations and dining options. Fresh off a multi-million-dollar renovation, the resort's total indoor meeting and event space exceeds 13,000 square feet, with an additional 30,000 square feet of outdoor banquet space. Meeting spaces range from outdoor terraces to meeting rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows. Spanning more than 70 acres in the scenic Boynton Canyon, the award-winning Enchantment Resort also features three restaurants, fitness club, spa, and such recreation opportunities as tennis, hiking, and mountain biking. All of the resort's guestrooms are in casita buildings, with some offering such amenities as fireplaces and private balconies with stunning canyon views.
Additional event venues in Sedona include the internationally renowned Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village. Located beneath soaring sycamores on the banks of Oak Creek, Tlaquepaque is authentically fashioned after a traditional Mexican village, complete with vine-covered stucco walls and cobble-stoned walkways. Tlaquepaque features more than 40 specialty shops and art galleries, as well as a number of venues for private events. A second renowned Sedona meeting venue, Agave of Sedona is a full-service meeting facility with more than 4,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Agave of Sedona meeting spaces include a 2,000-square-foot ballroom, 1,000-square-foot meeting room and 1,000-square-foot outdoor courtyard, while the venue's amenities include exclusive catering services, multimedia capabilities and stunning landscape views.
Sedona area attractions range from the Out of Africa Wildlife Park, home to an exciting African bush safari, to the tranquil Arboretum at Flagstaff, a 200-acre botanical garden and environmental education center with more than 2,500 species of plants. Sedona fine dining include such options as the award-winning Heartline Cafe, serving an extensive menu with Asian, European and Mediterranean touches amidst lush gardens. L'Auberge Restaurant on Oak Creek specializes in Mediterranean-infused American fare, served in a creekside, natural forested setting, while Sedona landmark Rene' at Tlaquepaque is an elegant eatery known for its continental cuisine.
Beyond its natural beauty and rich culture, one of Sedona's most valued assets is its wonderful climate, featuring four mild seasons and abundance sunshine. The city's year-round high is a pleasant 75°F and year-round low is 46°F. The city's warmest month is July, with an average high of 95°F and average low of 65°F, while the city's coldest month is January, with an average high of 55°F and average low of 30°F.