LuvTrip Romantic Getaways
Romantic Guide to Sedona

Travel Details for Sedona

Sedona is located at the lower end of Arizona's breathtaking Oak Creek Canyon, known for its stunning red buttes and monoliths, as well as its surrounding lush forests. Sedona is located in both Coconino and Yavapai Counties and is completely surrounded by the Coconino National Forest. At present, there is no public transportation available in the town of Sedona. Bicycles, motorcycles, and automobiles are the options currently in use. Tours from Sedona to the Grand Canyon, the Verde Valley, and Flagstaff are readily available.

A high desert community of 4,500 feet, Sedona's weather is generally mild. It still offers dramatic contrasts to the many scenery enthusiasts who visit the Red Rocks. During your visit you can possibly experience ample sunshine, fluffy blue clouds, and magnificent Arizona sunsets. If may even get to see lightning over Bell Rock, an incredible full moon, or snow draped over the Red Rocks.

Population: 10,400 (year round) 11, 300 seasonally and 2-4 million tourists per year

Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time. Daylight saving time is not observed.

Elevation: 4,500 feet

Area: 19 square miles

Getting There: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). Sky Harbor's three passenger terminals are connected by buses that run regularly throughout the day, and taxis, rental cars, and limos are readily available for transportation to Sedona. Flying time to Phoenix is 5' hours from New York, 3' hours from Chicago, 1' hours from Los Angeles, 11 hours from London, and 12 hours from Frankfurt. Downtown Sedona is located in Yavapai County approximately 122 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. There is a small airport in Sedona where Scenic Airlines, (800-535-4448) provides flights to and from Phoenix and the Grand Canyon. The Sedona Airport Administration can be reached at 520-282-4487. This airport handles small business jets and charter flights in small planes.

Visit the Sedona Tourist Bureau for more information on travel to Sedona.

Thank you for printing this article! Please come back to for the latest articles on romantic destinations and hotels.