Our Resort Story

Our Personal Review of Wyndham Sedona

I would describe this experience as…
A new, exciting break from the day-to-day!

 

When I visited Sedona, it was a trip for just me and my husband, Matt. We wanted to do something different than our usual family vacation to a beach resort. We wanted to do more than soak up the sun and lay in the sand; we were craving adventure and getting to explore the outdoors. I had been longing to see the red rocks in person, and I knew that Matt and I would benefit from some quality time to reconnect just the two of us. We both made time in our hectic lives and parenting schedules for this intimate vacation, and we were both looking forward to the chance to get some perspective and some time away together.

Natural Grocers
1915 W State Rte 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336
This organic grocer was right down the street from the resort, so we were able to get food and drinks whenever we wanted! We even grabbed wine and snacks and took them to the hot tub one night!
Sedona Airport Mesa Grill and Overlook
540, 1156 Airport Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336
At this restaurant and lookout point, we were able to watch sunset from the tarmac! The Mesa Grill had a great happy hour, blazing fire pit, and the best vantage point to take in the beautiful landscape.
Red Rock State Park
4050 Red Rock Loop Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336
Matt and I are not seasoned hikers, but we absolutely loved exploring Red Rock State Park. There are plenty of clear trails ideal for beginners! I got my wish of being entirely surrounded by this breathtaking environment. There are impressive rock piles scattered all throughout the trail by the river— definitely worth checking out!
Downtown Sedona, Wildflower Bread Company
101 N State Rte 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336
In downtown Sedona, we found a great lunch spot at the Wildflower Bread Company. There are lots of different choices of soups, salads, and sandwiches. This little cafe is also right on the way to lots of attractions in the area!
Oak Creek Marketplace
241 N State Rte 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336
Oak Creek Marketplace hosts lots of shops and places to eat, including the delicious Rocky Mountain Fudge Shop where you can watch employees make chocolate right in front of you! Here, you can find the perfect souvenir, have a great lunch at the Cowboy Club, or simply stroll through the different stands and browse the art, clothing, and knick knacks for sale.

We were visiting Sedona in early spring; it was pleasant during the day and a little chilly at night, so we could do some hiking and other activities outside without overheating! We chose the Wyndham Sedona because it was situated in the beautiful west side of town, ideal for both its natural and downtown attractions. Also, the Wyndham Sedona had the highest quality of any vacation rentals in the area, so we were dying to check it out. The resort definitely met my expectations. There were stunning views of the red rock formations from the resort grounds, and there were a variety of amenities we appreciated. The one bedroom unit was extremely spacious, and featured super comfy beds and an ensuite kitchen. We found the kitchen and all its appliances to be very helpful since we soon discovered that the town shuts down pretty early in the evening. If you miss the early dinner window, you’ll definitely be thankful for that kitchen! I also noted that the front desk employees were particularly helpful and knowledgeable in giving me, a beginner, great hiking tips and suggestions.

 

The trip turned out to be exactly what we needed and more! We even got to take a day trip to the Grand Canyon, which was not something I expected at all! It was an incredible experience to go from the warmth of the red rocks in Sedona to the snowy peaks surrounding the Grand Canyon. Seeing pictures and hearing about them can’t prepare you for Sedona and the Grand Canyon, because they’re both so out of this world! This location was definitely ideal for exploring both Sedona and one of the most iconic natural landmarks in the country. Matt and I were so grateful for this opportunity to get out of our comfort zones, leave our stressors behind, and put things in their place. We found that more poignant memories are made when you’re out adventuring, seeing and doing things, rather than lounging on a beach (though we’ll always love that too). Our favorite moment from the trip was visiting the Sedona Mesa Grill and Overlook and watching the sunset over the landscape, keeping warm next to a firepit. We found that strong bonds can be forged through these moments, and we were both reminded that there are certainly more places within the U.S. that should be on our bucket list since there are many more astounding natural areas worth visiting inside the country! As newcomers to the Arizona desert environment, amateur hikers, and first time visitors to the Grand Canyon, we found this trip fulfilling, educational, and inspiring, and we would definitely go back someday.

 

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What Our Travelers Are Saying
Donna I
Jul 14, 2018
5.0
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Jul 11, 2018
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Jun 18, 2018
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Sara McCaw R
Jul 19, 2018
5.0
Everything about this experience was perfect. From day 1 of booking to the last day when we were checking out of the resort, the whole process was seamless. The condo we stayed at in Sevierville, TN was spacious, the beds were amazing, the amenities kept our whole family entertained, and the location couldn’t have been better. I would highly recommend this rental to any family that is traveling. We will continue to use Tripbound for our future vacation accommodations. Thank you for making our vacation feel like home.