Rise above the mundane in an FAA certified hot air balloon. Since the 70s, this company has thrilled visitors with Sedona's incomparable views from a higher perspective. All pilots exceed FAA minimum. Chase vehicles utilized are four wheel drive for added dependability and safety. Experience the glorious color of the red rock region with the singular experience of a sunrise balloon flight. Call for further information and reservations, usually at least one day in advance. This service provides hotel pick up at no additional cost.
Nestled in a corner of the Coconino National Forest, Honanki is widely-acknowledged to have been built by the Sinagua people around 1130 to 1280. Honanki in Hopi stands for 'bear house' and is a prime example of the exquisite masonry construction that was developed by the Pueblo Indians during those times. This exceptional heritage site is one of the region's largest and is believed to have accommodated close to 60 denizens during its prime. The settlement still exhibits a complex progression of rock art made by the tribes of Apache and Yavapai.
Feed your hunger for adventure with an exciting jeep tour of the incomparable red rock region in Sedona. Choose from five amazing tours where cameras are not optional equipment. Discover ancient rock art or wind your way through the past on a guided tour to pueblo ruins. For the brave at heart, the broken arrow tour is the featured choice here, exceeding guest expectations by climbing Sedona's red rocks to observe and enjoy exceptional views. This company has been offering local tours since the 50s. Tours last about 1 1/2-2 1/2 hours in length and reservations must be made to ensure a spot. If making reservations less than 24-hours in advance, please call to confirm availability and secure your time with a credit card.
The Palatki Ruins, which are believed to have been occupied from 1130 to 1280, are located northwest of Sedona, Arizona. Known for the pueblos carved into the sandstone cliffs, these ruins also contain several sets of ancient pictographs and petroglyphs, which are estimated to be between 3,000 and 6,000 years old. One of Sedona's largest ruins, Palatki, which translates to 'red house' in the Hopi language, consists of two separate pueblo dwellings. The existence of dual pueblos suggests that two different family groups inhabited the area simultaneously. There are several other ruins nearby, including Honanki and Tuzigoot, which is located in Clarkdale, Arizona.
Sedona possesses several naturally occurring energy vortexes, which could be described as subtle, spiraling currents that emanate from the earth. Purported to increase spiritual growth and personal enlightenment, these spots are incredibly popular. Visitors from far-flung locations worldwide come to experience the sensations from contact with these vortexes. You'll find four in the area including Boynton Canyon, Bell Rock, Cathedral Rock and near the Sedona Airport. Credit cards are not accepted and parking at Red Rock requires a pass. Call for further information.
Lumber barons Timothy and Michael Riordan built this 40-room mansion in 1904 to house their massive families. Its architect, Charles Whittlesey, also designed the magnificent El Tovar Hotel located at the Grand Canyon. What's most interesting about the structure is that the two sides are mirror images, with a huge common area in the center, to provide each family with identical private quarters and shared living spaces. The park also includes picnic areas and a visitors center that contains exhibits. Guided tours of the mansion and grounds are held at regular times throughout the day.
This company provides visitors with a unique opportunity to discover the beauty and history of Northern Arizona. With your friendly and knowledgeable guides, you can travel to the Grand Canyon, float down the Colorado River and through stunning Antelope Canyon, or visit the Sinagua Indian Ruins. Also be sure to check out the all-inclusive tour of the Hopi Mesas.
First-time visitors to Sedona shouldn't miss these 55-minute trolley tours. The "A" tour stops at Los Abrigados, Poco Diablo and L'Auberge de Sedona as well as to the area's most unique shopping venues including Tlaquepaque and Hillside Sedona. Tour "B" is a more scenic-oriented route, accessing the Old Marketplace, the Western Canyons, Enchantment Resort and Dry Creek Road. Departures are every hour, on the hour, from the Cheers store, adjacent to the Sedona Chamber of Commerce in Uptown Sedona.
While in Sedona you cannot miss the opportunity to see the Grand Canyon's southern rim. This part of the Canyon is the deepest and widest. Travel to this natural wonder from the comfort of a luxury coaches, with an informative guide educating you along the way. Once you reach the Canyon, the guides escort you to the premiere observation locations. You can visit a number of restaurants and souvenir shops before enjoying the relaxing trip back to Sedona. Call +1 877 367 2383 (Toll Free).