Category Archives: Visiting Sedona

How “Stagecoach” Shaped Western Film

How “Stagecoach” Shaped Western Film

Very few directors were able to take the genre of Western film in a new direction at the beginning of its popularity. Up until the late 1930s, Western movies had a clichéd texture to them, which was often enshrined in the simple ideals of a predictable and campy storyline. But in 1939, John Ford released… Continue Reading

Influential Western Films of Sedona and Beyond

Influential Western Films of Sedona and Beyond

Red Rock Country is not only a place filled with some of the most idyllic natural landscapes and scenic hiking trails in the United States, but it’s also has been a diamond in the rough as far as the American (and international) film industry is concerned. Sedona’s influence on the genre of Western film, in… Continue Reading

The Architectural Giants of Arizona

The Architectural Giants of Arizona

Builders and cultural groups carve stunning sculptures from the Arizona deserts, beckoning travelers from around the world yearly. Here we give you a glimpse into the structures and histories of these architectural giants. Chapel of Holy Cross This religious citadel sits between monumental red rocks, and was a gift from Marguerite Brunswig Staude, a sculptress,… Continue Reading

Exploring the Red Rocks of Sedona

Exploring the Red Rocks of Sedona

Exploring the Red Rocks of Sedona Tourist season is slowing down in the country of red rocks, but many outside adventurists continue to travel to the South Rim of one of the world’s natural wonders, the Grand Canyon. While many travelers are accustomed to the sweltering summer heat when enjoying the spectacular views, those who… Continue Reading

Native American Landmarks of Sedona

Native American Landmarks of Sedona

When you take the time to explore the tribal lands of Arizona, you’ll find traces of the rich civilizations and cultural heritage that make our desert state truly historic. With over a quarter of Arizona covered in historic tribal land, there are many landmarks and monuments to explore on your visit. Here are a few… Continue Reading