Luxurious yet rustic, to complement the stunning region, El Portal Sedona has been rated one of the eight best inns in America by the Andrew Harper Travel Guide. Accommodations feature authentic and reproduced antiques and furnishings from the 1900-1930 period. Guests enjoy posh bedding, complimentary WiFi and afternoon hors d’oeuvres and drinks (a la carte breakfast is available). The Grand Canyon Suite features a vaulted, massive log-beam ceiling, river rock fireplace, king bed, queen sleeper sofa, an impressive bathroom and a private patio with views. 95 Portal Lane, 1-800-313-0017,


Celebrate a special occasion with lunch or dinner at Rene, a Mobil Travel Guide 3-Star and AAA 3-Diamond restaurant in the Tlaquepaque Art Village, just a short five minute walk from El Portal. Cuisine leans toward French with a Southwestern touch.  336 Ariz. 179, 928-282-9225,


Soar high above the dramatic vistas of the Coconino National Forest and Sedona’s spectacular Red Rock Country with Northern Light Balloon Expeditions, one of only two balloon companies that hold U.S. Forest Service permits to fly over these areas. The flight preparation begins at sunrise with the inflation of the six-to-seven- passenger balloon followed by a one-hour flight and a champagne picnic. Pickup/return available from El Portal Sedona Luxury Inn, 1-800-230-6222,”  (From

We are a pet friendly bed and breakfast and will take excellent care of your pet while you experience Sedona! For your Sedona Arizona vacation call El Portal Sedona Luxury Hotel at 1-800-313-0017, or email