Art Gallery Tour of Uptown Sedona, Sedona

Once a small town in the mountains of Arizona, Sedona has rapidly grown as an important art and cultural center. The majority of the galleries in town are located in Uptown Sedona, making them very accessible. Take this tour to explore the best art galleries in a town that truly values art!
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Art Gallery Tour of Uptown Sedona Map

Guide Name: Art Gallery Tour of Uptown Sedona
Guide Location: USA » Sedona (See other walking tours in Sedona)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
Author: NatalyD
Sedona Arts Center

1) Sedona Arts Center

The Sedona Arts Center is a well-known artistic venue located in Uptown Sedona not far from the mountains. The center displays a large variety of artistic masterpieces created by some notable local artists. Here you can also take some painting and photography lessons. Be sure not to miss the bargains at the center's art store!

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
Southwest Photography Gallery

2) Southwest Photography Gallery

The Southwest Photography Gallery is the place to visit if you are after some beautiful, professional photos of Arizona or Sedona. Stroll through the gallery, which is divided into five rooms with distinct themes, including the Sedona Room, the Arizona Room, the Southwest Room, Adam's Photo Room and the Black & White Room. All works on display are also available for purchase.

Operation hours: Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm; Sunday: 11 am – 4 pm
Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village

3) Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village (must see)

The Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village is a must-see attraction when visiting Sedona. The village includes a variety of small art shops and galleries that provide insight into the culture of Sedona. The village was the idea of a group of artists composed of local and regional painters, architects and designers.
Golden Lotus Gallery

4) Golden Lotus Gallery

The Golden Lotus Gallery showcases a number of colorful paintings that depict the relationship between man and nature. The gallery belongs to the well-known local artist Nicholas Kirsten-Honshin. If you visit at the right time, you may be able to catch an art show at the gallery. The gallery's annual festival is an event not to be missed!

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 10 am - 5:30 pm
Exposures International

5) Exposures International

Exposures International, or the Gallery of Fine Art‎, is known as one of the largest art galleries in the world. The gallery will pleasantly surprise you with its wonderful paintings, sculptures, fine photography and wall art, as well as with its glass, metal, and stone pieces. There is something to fit almost every budget, so visit Exposures to buy some original art at an affordable price!

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm

Walking Tours in Sedona, Arizona

Create Your Own Walk in Sedona

Create Your Own Walk in Sedona

Creating your own self-guided walk in Sedona is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Religious Buildings Tour of West Sedona

Religious Buildings Tour of West Sedona

Sedona has become a spiritual mecca of sorts and the western area of the city, in particular, is home to a number of religious buildings. Take this tour to to visit Sedona's unique and beautiful places of worship.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
Shopping Tour of Uptown Sedona

Shopping Tour of Uptown Sedona

Sedona is a wonderful place, famous for the beauty of its red rocks. It is also a great place to shop! One of the best areas in town for shopping is Uptown Sedona. Take this tour to enjoy great service and to buy high-quality souvenirs and gifts at some of the best shops in Sedona.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Sedona for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Sedona has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Sedona, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.