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Sedona Favorites

I spend a lot of time in Sedona, Arizona. It's pretty much my spiritual home. Whether visiting with me on a retreat, or planning your own visit, I hope you find some of these suggestions worthwhile.


Layla’s Bakery-Cafe (o)

Chocolatree Organic Eatery (o)

Gerardo’s Italian Kitchen (o)

The Vault (o)

Creekside American Bistro (o)

Mesa Grill (o)

Black Cow Cafe (ice cream) (ff)

Mariposa Latin Grill (o)

Pisa Lisa (ff)

Señor Bob’s Hot Dogs (Burgers, Hotdogs & Subs) (ff)

Don Hoel's Cabins & General Store (ff)(o)


Crystal Magic (ff)(*)

Mystical Bazaar 


Trails, Vortexes & Swimming Holes 

Boynton Canyon Vortex (Vista overlook) ($)(ff)

Boynton Canyon Trail (for directions to ruins click here) ($)(*)

Angel Valley (Labyrinths & Swimming) ($)(ff)(*)

Buddha Beach (below Cathedral Rock) ($)(ff)(*)(^)

Cathedral Rock Vortex & Tuesday night ecstatic dancing (5:30-8:30pm) ($)(*)(^)

2 Nuns from Little Horse trailhead to Chapel of the Holy Cross (*)

Midgley Bridge down to Oak Creek for swimming & scenery ($)(^)

Mount Wilson summit trail from Midgley Bridge (advanced) ($)(^)(*)

Andante Trail at Thunder Mountain ($)(ff)

Aerie Trail (sunset viewing & stargazing) ($)(*)

Fay Canyon (family friendly - grounding hike) ($)(*)

Rachel’s Knoll Vortex (open to the public - pay $3 at the security gate) ($)(^)

Airport Mesa (Overlook & Vortex)


Honanki Ruins (ff)($)(*)

Oak Creek Canyon Scenic Drive (*)(^)

Outlaw Off-Road Trail (advanced) (ff)(*)

Schnebly Hill Off-Road Trail & Scenic Rim Views (*)

Town of Jerome (ff)(^)

Tlaquepaque (art galleries and shopping) (^)

Helicopter Rides at Sedona Airport (*)

Amitabha Buddhist Stupa & Peace Park (*)

Verde Valley Vineyards and Wine tasting

ff = family-friendly $ = fee required * = top-rated

^ = excessively crowded on weekends & holidays o = outdoor seating available

Recommended Healers

Cassie Mavis, HHP

Light Healing Massage and Energy Medicine, Integrative Massage Therapy

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