301 W. SR 89-A
Cottonwood, AZ 86326-4145
Phone: (928) 634-4207
Fax: (928) 634-5764
301 W. SR 89-A, Cottonwood, AZ, US, 86326-4145
- Phone: (928) 634-4207
- Fax: (928) 634-5764
View the ruins of a once prosperous agrarian civilization from atop a high ridge. The people who lived here, the Sinagua, cultivated this land from about 1100-1400 A.D. Originally consisting of approximately 110 rooms, the structure at one time sported three stories in places. Investigate the visitor's center, then follow interpretive trails—walk the paths of a strong and persistent people. The monument is located about 20 miles southwest of Sedona off highway 89A in Clarkdale. Admission is USD3 per person, cash only. Other ancient ruins nearby include Montezuma's Castle and Well.
Twenty miles Northwest of Sedona lies the little town of Clarkdale. Founded in 1912, the place was originally a mining town. Today, the population is just more than 3,000 residents and the economic base is related to various industries including tourism, plastics and cement. For 10 days beginning the first Friday in December, you may view the collections from local artists at the annual "Made in Clarkdale Art Show" event. Clarkdale is also the location for daily tours of the beautiful canyons from the Verde Canyon Railroad.
Travel by rail through protected wilderness reservations and view Sinagua Indian ruins. Experience the main mode of transportation during the area's bustling mining days, when the first railroad was completed in 1882. This family-friendly opportunity is worth the trip to Clarkdale. On Friday evenings, treat yourself to the Grape Train Escape wine-tasting tour, and on Saturday nights, try the romantic Starlight Tour.
Play on this affordable championship course located in northern Arizona's high desert. Take the McGuireville exit off Interstate-17 and drive about 13 miles west. Surrounded by black hills, the average temperature here is a pleasant 80 degrees, at just under 4,000 feet elevation. Facilities include a 6,404-yard 18-hole course, with cart services and an on-site restaurant, driving range and a full service pro-shop. Please call for tee times, and as much as up to seven days in advance.
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.
Enjoy an unforgettable game played in the high desert with dramatic views and majestic color. With its total yardage of 6,640, this par 71 course offers a unique adventure to players of all skill levels. One of Arizona's finest courses, it's located adjacent to the Hilton Sedona Resort, near the premier shopping experience at Tlaquepaque. Play all year-round on this spikeless course and wear appropriate golf attire. Don't forget the old Kodak, this spot will bring out the artist in you.
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).
Experience Sedona on a Harley! EagleRider offers variety of motorcycle rentals, any of which will prove perfect for cruising down the highways and marveling at the wonderful views. Cruise out to dozens of vista points within Sedona, or take trip up to the Grand Canyon's south rim, where you can see the Canyon at its widest! Wherever your travels may take you, EagleRider's got a bike for you.
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.
Treat yourself to a first-rate tour of the Sedona area by helicopter. Choose from adventures with magnificent views of Sedona's red rocks. Go on the Red Rock Roundup which offers beautiful Chapel area views including Cathedral Rock, the Chapel of the Holy Cross and Bell Rock. For a longer ride, try the popular 30-minute Sedona Deluxe, which offers an extended experience into the Boynton and Secret Canyons.
Red Rock Biplane Tours has been providing the exciting "barnstorming" experiences to passengers in the red rock region for about four years, and local airplane flights for more than 11 years. Take a spin in a new open cockpit Super Waco Bi-plane for breathtaking views and a glorious adrenalin rush. Pilots here exceed the commercial requirements for flying hours, having thousands under their belts, and are knowledgeable of the local terrain. Tours range from USD36-USD215 and are subject to change. Please call for reservations and further information.
Enjoy year-round golf in the shadow of cottonwoods lining Beaver Creek. 6386 yards of play are offered on this par-71 course. It is located southeast of Sedona, off Interstate 17, about three and a-half miles east of exit 293. Let the great blue herons and the occasional deer or raccoon play through as you enjoy the fabulous Arizona sunshine. The on-site Ranch House serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner to feed the famished and hosts a country band on the weekends. See website for fee info, event calendar and more.