Tuzigoot National Monument

This pueblo compound of the Sinagua Indians was occupied during their heyday, which was roughly from the 12th to the 14th centuries. Originally rising to three stories in some places and encompassing 70-plus rooms, the village sheltered...  Read More

More an apartment building than a castle, this cliff dwelling was built by members of the Sinagua tribe approximately seven centuries ago. Mistakenly associated with the Aztecs (thus the name), the complex is five stories high and features 20...  Read More

A half-hour's drive from Sedona, this railroad tour embarks for a scenic excursion through Verde Canyon, accessible only by train. Four hours round-trip, the rail runs to Perkinsville and back and offers incredible views of rock formations, the...  Read More

Although it follows behind the Grand Canyon as a state attraction, Oak Creek Canyon doesn't skimp on scenery or activity. The beautiful, 16-mile-long geological feature is distinguished by rock formations in shades of red, yellow, and white and...  Read More

Its name provides apt indication of Bell Rock's shape, and the formation is a familiar presence in the area. If you'd like, you can scale its slopes: Towards the bottom, the going isn't too rough, although once you approach the top, the climb...  Read More

As far back as 6000 years ago, humans inhabited this area of Arizona, and through the centuries, various tribes have claimed the place as their own. Remnants of their times and cultures exist in cliff dwellings and in nearby rock art, evocative...  Read More

Chapel of the Holy Cross

Designed by sculptor Marguerite Brunswig Staude, this awe-inspiring chapel – a contemporary expression of architecture and spirituality – rises between two red rock mounds just outside of Sedona. Conceived in 1932, the chapel wasn't...  Read More