This private club features eight lighted tennis courts, heated pool and full spa services. Located in the dramatic red-rock region of Sedona, try it out with a daily membership. Work out with Cybex equipment, or try out the stress-reducing facial with treatments for the foot, eye and hand. Another popular treatment is the La Stone Therapy, which uses smooth, hot river rocks combined with a body massage. Call ahead for spa therapy services.
147 North Arizona Avenue P.O. Box 10224 Prescott, AZ 86301 +1 928 445 1230
During the early part of the 20th century, some citizens banded together to preserve the traditions of Northern Arizona and Prescott. This group of "Smoki People" began collections in the 20s, which have since evolved into the present museum. Collections include kachinas and basketry, prehistoric items like jewelry and pottery as well as stone artifacts. A collection from the southwestern artist Kate Cory is also featured.
This well-groomed 36-hole course features trees on the North course and a spacious desert course to the South. Long tees afford you with 6,380 yards on the North course and 6,423 on the South. This course is Par-72 for men and Par-74 for women. Multiple tees offer satisfying games for those of all skill levels. Spikes are allowed on this course, as is regular golf attire; please call for a tee time up to seven days in advance.
2435 Stanley Steamer Drive Sedona, AZ 86336 +1 928 204 5506
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).
Lower Red Rock Loop Road Sedona, AZ 86336 +1 928 282 7722
A rock formation, also known as 'lovers', as believed by the natives was created by the Great Spirit. A couple of lovers who always argued, were asked by Him to look around at the beautiful surroundings and count their blessings. The couple has never argued ever since and stands in perfect harmony. The red rocks indeed appear like two people standing close to each other. Though the rocks can turn really hot during the day, the site is good enough for a hike across the dry creek bed.
Highway 89 (From Sedona, drive north on US Highway 89A) Sedona, AZ 86339 +1 928 282 3034
Rand-McNally named Highway 89's panoramic path through Oak Creek Canyon one of the most beautiful drives in America, designating it Arizona's first scenic route. Towering trees line the beds of Oak Creek, whose natural springs are said to have healing powers. The water winds through mountain shadows to Sedona's famed red rock vistas. Four mild seasons support a canyon kaleidoscope of wildlife, foliage, and fun. Attractions include hiking, biking and trout fishing and be sure to stop at the Slide Rock State Park.
3500 North State Route 89A (Above the Y intersection of Highways 89A & 179) Sedona, AZ 86336 +1 928 282 5799
If your fishing is a little slow, you can always rely on this fresh fish farm to pinch-hit. Beautiful corn-fed rainbow trout are just waiting for you to come and get them. Bring the kids, let them bait the hook, then drop in the line, and voila!, instant supper! If you are a bit queasy about finishing the job, the skilled assistants will help you out. Buy it by the pound, the bigger your catch, the bigger the price tag. Go ahead, give it a try!
45 Sunset Drive at the intersection 89A Sedona, AZ 86336 +1 928 282 4119
Three informative centers are offered in the Sedona area. Stop in for local information, recreation opportunities and general attraction guides: North Gateway Visitor Center, State Route 89A at Oak Creek Canyon's top entrance; Uptown Sedona's Gateway Visitor Center, State Route 89A at the Oak Creek Chamber of Commerce in Uptown Sedona; and, South Sedona's Gateway Visitor Center, Tequa 7000, off State Route 179 at the Village of Oak Creek.
4050 Red Rock Loop Rd (South of Highway 89A, take Lower Red Rock Loop Road) Sedona, AZ 86336 +1 928 282 6907
The Red Rock State Park park is an open-sky theatre of fabulous rock formations. Sprawled across 286 unspoiled acres, this popular park is the perfect starting point for hiking, picnicking, bird watching and photography. At an elevation of approximately 3,900 feet, the air is always invigorating. Enjoy the soothing sights and sounds of the natural creek threading the landscape, but please save the joy of swimming for the fish and animals who make this land their home. A visitor's center and gift shop completes the package for those who seek knowledge of America's Southwest.
3505 West 260 Camp Verde, AZ 86322 +1 928 567 2840
Up close and personal, that's what you'll get when you visit the Out of Africa Wildlife Park. You will hardly believe your eyes when a 600-pound African Lion struts his way past the yellow safari vehicle you're on the edge of your seat in. Out of Africa Wildlife Park started as a research project to see what would happen if wild animals were to co-exist among humans in the animals habitat. What started as a hypothesis turned into a beautiful 104-acre nature preservation that allows humans to interact with exotic animals from around the globe. Be sure to bring your camera because there are over 400 different animals living on the preservation.