What To Do?
You can get all the excitement you may want while visiting the Sedona area; from hiking, jeep tours, helicopter flights, shops, eateries, etc… you can find a way to keep everyone along from getting bored.
There are numerous shops along the strips located on the north and south sides of Sedona as well as many more ‘local’ shops to the west of the main hub the Hyatt. You can find everything from authentic Native American craftsmen to some far out cosmic energy stones while window shopping in this area known for its openness to the less conventional.
What is your flavor? Authentic Mexican at Oaxaca just north of the Hyatt roundabout on 89A is a good bet. American Grille, there are many great places to choose from. Picazzo’s to the west of the Hyatt about 1.5 miles or so is an excellent choice for organic pizza. Want a little different Chocolate experience, check out the Raw eatery Chocolatree in Sedona for some excellent atmosphere and healthy foods that taste great. Want to save some money and still eat like a king, try shopping at New Frontier, which features a great selection of organic produce and food made from local artisans as well
You can always find a hike to suit all ages and activity levels near Sedona. Drive North on 89A over the Midgley bridge and stop at any parking area for great views of the multicolored rocks all around that area, keep your eyes open for any of the trail heads you may see along the way as they are plentiful, many shops have free maps of local trails that are great for the average hiker. There are also free information booths located all over town with maps of the Vortex’s that are scattered all around Sedona and are supposed contain strange levels of energy for you to experience.
Go anywhere along the strip and you will see many different colored jeeps that will provide a thrilling ride into some of the most gorgeous areas around Sedona, or if you want to see it all a little faster take a helicopter over the stone spires that are so numerous in the area. If you prefer to go it alone, take 89A North of Sedona toward Flagstaff and you will have more than enough to fill your sightseeing needs as well as discover some less frequented eating spots along the way.
Without writing forever we will just say that if you are lucky enough to make your way to Sedona you will have no trouble finding things to do, the locals are very friendly and more then willing to help you find the information you need as well as give you the scoop on some less frequented areas. Enjoy your trip and do not forget your camera.