Start with scenery that makes your heart leap. Sedona nestles among a geological wonderland.
Welcome to Winter in Sedona! Experience the serene beauty of Sedona during the winter months, where fewer crowds and lower hotel rates make it the ideal time for a visit. The breathtaking Red Rocks, often adorned with snow caps, create a picturesque backdrop for a variety of outdoor activities under the sunny, blue skies. This season brings about a delightful mix of fun events, cozy evening fires, and romantic dinner dates, making it a perfect time to explore and enjoy Sedona.
Outdoor Adventures and Cozy Evenings: Sedona's winter offers an ideal climate for outdoor enthusiasts, with daytime temperatures around a comfortable 60 degrees, perfect for hiking, running, and exploring. Local outdoor recreation providers are open year-round, offering unique experiences like jeep tours through scenic desert routes, and aerial views of the canyons via hot air balloon or helicopter rides. As the evening cools, indulge in the warmth of a cozy fire, savoring hot cocoa or a glass of local wine by the fire pits available in various accommodations, ranging from resorts to cabins and bed-and-breakfast inns.
Romantic Winter Getaway: Recognized by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of America’s most romantic winter destinations, Sedona in winter is a haven for couples. The majestic canyons and rusty-red mountaintops, especially enchanting with a dusting of snow, offer a tranquil escape. Enjoy the solitude of hiking trails, scenic drives, sunrise hot-air balloon rides, and indulgent spa treatments. Winter in Sedona also brings opportunities for special dining experiences, with local restaurants offering seasonal delicacies and stunning views of snowy spires. With great hotel rates and availability due to the slower season, Sedona becomes an even more accessible and romantic destination.
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The Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau Visitor Center offers first class visitor services. Our visitor center is located at 331 Forest Road in Uptown. We assist more than 300,000 visitors a year, not to mention the thousands of visitor inquiries via phone and email. While in Sedona, make sure you visit our Uptown Visitor Center for maps, directions, suggestions or to purchase your Red Rock Pass or Annual National Park Pass.
Staff and volunteers will assist visitors every day 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.