Sedona, Arizona, is world-renowned for its “mystical” red rocks and spectacular natural beauty, drawing visitors year-round from around the world. While some come to enjoy the town’s new-age draws, like crystal shops and natural “energy” healing, others come for the hiking, nature experiences, and stunning landscapes.
However, there are some secrets (beyond just the mystical secrets of the vortices) that draw travelers to the high-end oasis. And specifically, that means natural swimming holes.
When things heat up in the Arizona desert come summer, there’s no need to stay inside in the air conditioning. Locals and smart travelers know to head for one of the best swimming holes in Sedona. At about two hours north of Phoenix in the center of Arizona, Sedona is an easy day trip from almost anywhere in the state.