Snow covered red rocks lead travelers into Sedona from Oak Creek Canyon

Driving into Sedona from Oak Creek Canyon is a spectacle

Sedona’s winters are so breathtaking and dramatic, it instantly pushes real-world thoughts far, far away, setting up the perfect opportunity for true romance. Since Sedona is located in the high desert of Arizona, each season offers perfect sunny days and crisp starry nights. Whether hiking between iconic red rock monoliths and canyons, or relaxing in a serene spa, it is easy to find a way to luxuriate in free time while in Sedona. Savvy romantics know to head to airport road for sunset from atop the rocks, but intimate lodging, dining, nightlife and spa options are abundant here.

Seeking solitude? Try staying in a secluded rustic cabin or B&B surrounded by a lush forest or overlooking the crisp mountain spring waters Oak Creek. Fires blaze inside log cabins where a local red wine is a special treat for a chilly winter night.

An off-road trail overlooks Sedona's scenic mountains

Take an off-road adventure during the winter season for extreme fun and stunning scenery

Seeking adventure? Hop on a four wheel or (four legged) excursion that will take you out into Sedona’s red rock outback. If you are here to witness an unusual snow storm, make sure your camera is handy. A light white snow dusting atop rusty red mountain tops illuminate the colors drastically; brick red becomes electric orange and crimson.

Sedona’s new Holiday Central event will have couples singing carols, kissing under the mistletoe, cuddling in front of fun new festive city wide decorations, and sipping hot mugs of home grown apple cider. Horse drawn carriages, stunning lights, and even an ice skating rink are parts of Holiday Central Sedona!

Seeking the opinion of an outsider? See why Travel + Leisure chose Sedona, Arizona as one of “America’s Most Romantic Winter Destinations”!