Sedona for Girlfriend Getaways or Bro-Cations with the Guys

Time away with girlfriends can mean no spouse, no kids, and no laundry. It’s a time to laugh, to cry, and to strengthen friendships. And not to be outdone, more and more men are taking brocations with their guy friends as well. Arizona's high desert offers Sedona for a truly unique destination.

The city of Sedona, Arizona offers unique natural beauty, blue skies, art galleries, shopping, festivals, and a plethora of outdoor activities.  The Sedona Vortexes are known for their positive healing energies. Sedona is a memorable gathering spot that offers everything from hiking the Red Rocks to participating in life-coaching sessions or flying in a hot air balloon. 
Add to your transformative weekend with a stay at one of these five relaxing inns. 
Can't leave without Fido? Friends and their dogs can spend time away at Sedona Real Inn and Suites. Relax by the pool or go off-road and explore ancient ruins in a Pink Jeep Tour. Afterwards, unwind with a Pamper Me Vacation package for a rosemary and mint body scrub, soothing massage and reflexology treatment. The complimentary continental breakfast is a good start to a day of exploring and shopping. 
Plan a day of adventure or, if you are more sedate, spend a quiet and restful weekend among the Juniper and Cottonwood trees at Sedona Bear Lodge. Reminisce about old times while soaking in the hot tub under the stars. Talk with friends or meet new ones in the living room or by the native stone fireplace where you'll enjoy afternoon herbal tea and treats. The Ponderosa and Bunkhouse can be combined into a two-bedroom suite. 
Receive a free bottle of wine or champagne to enjoy by the Kiva fireplace with a two-day stay at A Sunset Chateau. The two-acre hilltop property has views of Red Rocks and offers tennis courts, a pool, Jacuzzi, and a year-round blooming garden. You and your friends may never want to leave. Challenge each other with a hike along the four-mile, medium-difficulty loop trail across the street. In the morning, wake to a hot breakfast of French toast, omelets, or eggs Florentine.
The Well Being Package at the Lodge at Sedona has all you need for a rejuvenating weekend away with friends. Stay two nights in a king room with gourmet breakfast each morning and you'll each receive a one-hour in-room massage. Ask for the two-and-a-half hour vortex tour and a stroll through the meditative labyrinth. A spiritual guidance session can be added to the package. The two-acre property has gardens, waterfalls, and unique rock formations. 
Book both guest rooms at Grace’s Secret Garden to enjoy a private weekend for up to five people. You'll feel as if you are staying with friends in their beautiful home with views of the Red Rocks and hummingbirds in the gardens. Enjoy a homemade breakfast before hiking the US Forest Service trails then come home to share stories and make new memories while lounging on a private deck. High speed wireless Internet access is available if you wish to stay connected. 
Plan from a plethora of activites including Old West horseback riding through creeks and canyons or mountain biking and birding or a multitude of spa days. You'll always remember any trip to Sedona and when you go with friends, your trip will be a treasured communal experience you'll draw upon for years to come.