Sedona is 119 miles north of Phoenix. High temperatures range from the mid-50s in winter to the low 90s in summer. The Red Rock Passes you'll need to park in...

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Details: Sedona is 119 miles north of Phoenix. High temperatures range from the mid-50s in winter to the low 90s in summer. The Red Rock Passes you’ll need to park in National Forest areas around town can be purchased at various Gateway Visitor Centers, 928-282-4119. Daily passes are $5, weekly passes $15 and yearly passes $20.

Arts/Shopping: Tlaquepaque, the city’s best known collection of galleries and shops, is located on Highway 179 at “The Bridge” in a Spanish-colonial-style setting. More information is available at 928-282-4838 or at www.tlaquepaque.net.

Jeep tours:

A number of Jeep tour companies operate in Sedona’s red rock country, each marked by different-shaded Jeeps. Here’s a short listing:

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Pink Jeep Tours, 800-873-3662, www.pinkjeep.com

A Day in the West, 800-9-SEDONA, www.adayinthewest.com,

Sedona Red Rock Jeep Tours, 800-848-7728, www.redrockjeep.com

Arizona Safari Jeep Tours, 928-284-2868, www.safarijeeptours.com

Earth Wisdom Jeep Tours, 800-482-4714, www.earthwisdomtours.com

Adventure Company Jeep Tours, 877-281-6622, www.sedonajeeptours.com

Hummer Tours, 928-282-6656, www.hummeraffair.com

Nearby attractions:

Tuzigoot/Jerome

Tuzigoot National Monument, maintained by the National Park Service, is about 20 miles southeast of Sedona off U.S. Alt. 89. For more information, call 928-634-5564 or see www.nps.gov/tuzi. Farther along U.S. Alt. 89 is the mining town of Jerome, a national historic landmark that once dwindled to near-ghost town and is now a thriving artists’ colony.