Sedona has evolved from a small agricultural community into an artist's sanctuary and a tourist's dream. Four major regions offer significant contributions to Greater Sedona. You'll find lovely accommodations and year-round comfort with more than 40 galleries, unique shops and countless attractions.
Village of Oak Creek/Chapel Area
Located on the southernmost end of Sedona is Oak Creek, a village that offers premiere galleries, shops and a superb shopping experience at the charming Tlaquepaque, a recreated Mexican village. The Sedona Golf Resort offers fine dining at the Grill at Shadow Rock. This area is also called the Chapel area, due to the proximity to the Chapel of the Holy Cross, designed...
Interesting Facts About Sedona:
Orientation: Sedona is located at the base of an irregular row of cliffs that extends across Arizona from northwest, near Las Vegas, to southeast more than 300 miles. Phoenix lies 114 miles south, Las Vegas 278 miles northwest and Los Angeles 482 miles west.
Sedona by the Numbers: Population: 10,400
Elevation: 4350 feet
Average Annual Rainfall: 17.15 inches
Average January Temperature: 55 degrees F (High), 30 degrees F(Low)
Average July Temperature: 95 degrees F (High), 65 degrees F (Low)
Quick Facts: Major Industries: tourism/hospitality/recreation, retail trade, government
Ethnic Mix: 91% Caucasian, 1.6% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.4%African American, 5.5% Other
Electricity: 110 volts, 60Hz, standard two pin plugs
Time Zone: GMT-7
Country Dialing Code: 1
Area Code: 928 ( 1 and the area code must be dialed even for local calls)
More Sedona descriptions
All this may sound perfectly idyllic, but if you lower your eyes from the red rocks, you'll see the flip side of Sedona -- a sprawl of housing developments, highways lined with unattractive strip malls, and bumper-to-bumper traffic. Consequently, I have a love-hate relationship...