Uptown Sedona, at the intersection of Arizona 89A and 179, is packed with galleries, gift shops, cafes and restaurants. Compact and easily walked, Uptown serves as the central hub of Sedona. An eclectic assortment of retail businesses are tucked into every nook and cranny and it’s hard to proceed more than a few steps before some eye-catching jewelry or sculpture, or just-right T-shirt pulls you in off the sidewalk.
Uptown Sedona is the original Town of Sedona and is the gateway to Oak Creek Canyon, famous for its stunning scenery. Meandering Oak Creek is the destination for both day trips and camping, hiking and fishing
Back to Uptown Sedona just strolling around this charming tourist hotspot for a half hour or so, you will be able to take in some pretty magnificent scenery without much effort at all. The second most-photographed rock formation in Sedona, next to Cathedral Rock, is Snoopy laying on his back with Lucy overlooking. Some of the most breathtaking views can be seen from Uptown. Oak Creek Canyon’s walls and Schnebly Hill are worth the trip by themselves.
If you are looking for homes for sale in Upton Sedona you will find eclectic style of home built to take advantage of Sedona’s leisure lifestyle. Much of this section of Sedona is close to Oak Creek and you’ll see plenty of green, giant sycamore trees, and swimming holes. The subdivisions in uptown are Chimney Flats, Cibola Hills, Copper Flats, Jorden Park Glen, Jorden Park Ridge, Lazy Bear, Les Springs, Mountain Villa, Palisades, Rolling Hills and http://movetosedonaaz.com/sedona-vista/.
The Palisades neighborhood at the end of Brewer Road is particularly scenic, upscale, and borders the National Forest. Sedona real estate that borders the National Forest is especially prized for the sake of privacy, forest access, and scenery. But, it does kick the price up.
Shopping in Uptown Sedona
Uptown is Sedona’s most-popular shopping district with an eclectic collection of shops along Main Street and clustered in open-air shopping plazas like The Shops at Pinon Pointe and Sinaqua Plaza—it’s souvenir central.
If you are looking for upscale shopping try Pinon Pointe at the Hyatt. It features spectacular views while browsing Chico’s, George Kelly Fine Jewelry, The Art of Wine-Wine Tasting, West Fork Mens, Zivney Collection, Pretty Women Boutique, El Dorado Jeweler, Indian Touch of Sedona, Rock & Rouge, My Jeweler, and Hummingbird House. For Fine Art check out DeSerio Gallery, Visions Fine Art, and Adonai Christian Fine Art.
Canyon Portal and Sinagua Plaza shopping centers offer more than 30 boutique-style stores. If you don’t visit Joe Wilcox’s store you haven’t seen Uptown.
Dining in Uptown Sedona
There is a place in eat for every taste and budget. Whether you want Creekside dining where you can almost put your toes in the water and just want a slice of Pizza you will find it here. From a cowboy steak house to authentic Mexican food you won’t go hungry while visiting.
Lodging in Uptown Sedona
Hotels near Uptown Sedona include Amara Resort and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel. Amara Resort and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel. The Orchards Inn of Sedona. L’Auberge de Sedona. Best Western Plus Arroyo Roble Hotel & Creekside Villas. Cedars Resort. Saad Suites and The Inn Above Oak Creek.
Tours & Fun in Uptown Sedona
Your headquarters for tours is Uptown. Jeep tours are a cottage industry and several companies go bouncing into the outback away from the crowds, into the secret places. But just as exciting are the Hummer tours and, of course, the helicopter rides. If you have time you rent ATV’s for your own exploring or try an early morning hot air balloon ride
If you are thinking about buying a Sedona vacation home or retiring to our beautiful Sedona area we would be more than happy to answer your questions and/or show you around the area.