issue no. 11
Late Autumn in Sedona
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Sedona, Arizona is indeed a great destination for stargazing, particularly in November when the skies are often clear and the weather is relatively mild. The fact that Sedona has been designated as the world's eighth International Dark Sky Community by the International Dark-Sky Association is a testament to the efforts made to preserve its dark night skies.
EAT YOUR WAY THROUGH SEDONA
Sedona offers a unique and diverse culinary experience, with a mix of traditional Southwestern flavors and contemporary cuisine. The Cowboy Club is one of the notable restaurants in Sedona known for its Southwestern-inspired menu, including dishes like cactus fries, rattlesnake sausage or bites, elk chops, boar, and bison.
TAKE A JAVELINA SAFARI
Spotting javelinas in Sedona, Arizona can be an exciting wildlife encounter, as these unique animals are often found in the area. Javelinas, also known as collared peccaries, are not true pigs but are related to them and are native to the Southwestern United States and parts of Central and South America. Javelinas are most active during the early morning and late evening, which are also the best times for wildlife watching in general. Consider heading out during these times for a higher chance of spotting them.
EAT 101 OMELETTES
The Coffee Pot Diner's omelettes are known for their generous portions and creative combinations. With 101 omelettes to choose from, you're likely to find one that suits your taste preferences. The diner is a popular breakfast spot in Sedona, so it's a good idea to arrive early, especially during peak tourist seasons, to avoid long wait times. Whether you're a visitor or a local, trying one of their omelettes can be a delicious and memorable experience in Sedona.
HOT AIR BALLOON RIDES
Sedona is known for its dramatic red rock formations, and hot air ballooning allows you to see them from a perspective that's hard to beat. The views from the balloon as you float over the landscape are truly awe-inspiring, especially during sunrise and sunset flights. There are several reputable hot air ballooning companies in Sedona that offer balloon rides. Some of the popular ones include Northern Light Balloon Expeditions, Red Rock Balloons, and Sedona Balloons. Be sure to research and choose a company with a good safety record and experienced pilots.
Hotel Elev8 in Flagstaff is your basecamp for adventure in Northern Arizona. We are located centrally to the best that the area has to offer.
From the San Fransisco Peaks to Wupatki Indian Ruins, from Northern Az University to Walnut Canyon or beautiful Sedona...we are close to it all. Even the Grand Canyon is just 80 miles away. Within a few hours drive you can see such wonders as the Painted Desert, Montezuma Castle, Tuzigoot National Monument and the Petrified Forest.
Feeling like taking in the local flavor? We are minutes from historic Rte 66 and Downtown Flagstaff which boasts fine eateries and amazing breweries.
Feeling adventurous? Winter is the time to visit the Arizona Snowbowl. Its just 20 minutes from our Hotel. And warm summer weather will inspire you to peek over the Oak Creek Canyon overlook which leads to a refreshing family day at Slide Rock State Park finishing up with an amazing dinner with a view in beautiful Sedona.
Hotel Elev8 was designed to make your visit a unique and comfortable experience. From our hip lobby to our spacious rooms this is the place to be. Plus, our rates are fantastic and our service is unparalleled.
2285 E Butler Ave,
Flagstaff, AZ 86004