The spring season in Sedona brings lovely budding blossoms and gorgeous 80-degree weather. The setting is ripe for outdoor adventures in the surrounding red desert landscape. From seeing the overflow of vibrant flowers and greenery in the desert to cooling off at Oak Creek, Sedona in spring blazes with bright color. Explore the thriving arts scene by day, and stargaze the breathtaking constellations by night. For a truly unforgettable spring journey to Sedona, plan a day trip to the spectacular Grand Canyon. As one of the best times to visit Sedona, spring has something for everyone to enjoy.
Kayaking and Fishing
As the chill of winter begins to thaw in the canyons of Sedona, Oak Creek Canyon becomes one of the top spots in the region for kayaking, river rafting, and fishing. Begin with a hike on the trails exploring the scenic canyon, covered in blooming desert flowers and greenery. Then cool off with a swim in Oak Creek at the bottom of the canyon. Cast your line and see if the trout are biting, or bring a kayak or river raft and float down the river.
Sedona is home to a treasure trove of local art galleries, museums, and festivals showcasing the incredible creativity inspired by the surrounding landscape. Visit the Tlaqpaque Arts & Crafts Village for a wonderful collection of art galleries and shops. View exceptional bronze sculptures, landscape paintings and jewelry at Rowe Fine Art Gallery. Kuivato Glass Gallery exhibits masterfully crafted blown glass and unique light sculptures. Village Gallery features works from local artists ranging from Native American crafts to wearable art.
The Sedona spring night skies are bright and clear, perfect for stargazing. In fact, the minimal light pollution and clarity awarded the city the designation as a Dark Sky Community by the International Dark Sky Association in 2014. Take a tour of the universe with Sedona Star Gazing, offering evening sky tours of the cosmos led by professional astronomer guides. Gaze at stars, constellations, and even planets through a state-of-the-art telescope.
Sitting only 100 miles north of Sedona, a tour of the Grand Canyon is a spectacular addition to your journey to spring in Sedona. Seeing this natural marvel is a once in a lifetime adventure. Plan for the 2-hour drive from Sedona or book an exciting helicopter tour and see the Grand Canyon from above.
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