Sedona named a top destination in the US

Mar 5, 2014, 10:43 AM | Updated: 10:44 am

PHOENIX — One of the top travel destinations in the United States is just north of Phoenix, a website said.

Sedona, Ariz. was ranked as the 13th-best destination in the nation by TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Awards.

Sedona is a true oasis, a vacationer’s paradise in the middle of the Arizona desert. Here, you’ll find resorts and spas, canyons and red rock formations. Bell Rock and Oak Creek Canyon are great hiking spots, and the dramatic architecture of the Chapel of the Holy Cross is a religious experience itself. When the sun dips down below the horizon it introduces the best show in Sedona: the night sky.

“We are honored that world travelers voted Sedona as one of the best destinations to visit in the US,” said Jennifer Wesselhoff, president and CEO of the Sedona Chamber of Commerce, in a press release.

The top destination was New York City, followed by San Francisco, Chicago, Las Vegas and Orlando, respectively.

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Sedona named a top destination in the US