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Vacation Rentals in Sedona, Arizona

Best friends, Amy and Tracy are in Sedona, Arizona looking for a month-long rental to vacation and train for an upcoming marathon. Rene Syler will show them three houses with three totally different personalities. Will one of them be the perfect retreat for their getaway?
Amy and Tracy have never rented a vacation home and are not sure what to expect, but they know what they want the following -- beautiful views, a big kitchen, close to hiking trails and a soaking tub to relax in after a strenuous day of outdoor activities. They will be staying for an entire month and are searching for a place that can accommodate other family, friends, and athletes who will be joining them. They'll tour three beautiful, but very different homes near the Red Rocks of Sedona.

The city of Sedona, one of Arizona's premier tourism, recreation, resort, retirement and art centers, was incorporated in 1988. Historically, it was a rural ranching community located far off the beaten path, but its unsurpassed natural beauty became nationally known through the motion picture industry. Today, commercials and television shows still are filmed in the unsettled areas surrounding this city, which annually attracts more than 4 million tourists from around the world.

Sedona is known as Red Rock Country because everywhere you look there are massive red rock formations. It's located about two hours north of Phoenix and two hours south of the Grand Canyon.

For Amy and Tracy, the mild temperatures, the scenery and the chance to train outdoors for their upcoming marathon are exactly why they choose Sedona.

"Tracy and I became friends when we were on the same drag boat team," said Amy.

Amy and Tracy's perfect 'sweet retreat' should have three bedrooms, two bathrooms, one soaking tub, a big kitchen and close to hiking and biking trails. Their budget is between $4,500 to $5,000 a month.

Sedona Luxury Villa - The home was built in 1968 and was recently remodeled. They added a second master suite to the house. It has extraordinary views of the mountains and a hot tub on the balcony. It's 2,800 square feet and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It rents for 4,400 a month.

Placida Suenos House - The home, which is made from stucco to look like an adobe house, is located in a quiet neighborhood in Sedona and has three bedroom and three baths. This territorial style home has a big open floor plan with wooden beams, amazing tile floors and a kiva fireplace. It has an observation deck and is in walking distance to popular hiking trails. It rents for $5,235 for the month.

Wild Horse Mesa House - The home is located on an acre of land at the south end of Village of Oak Creek. It has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, gourmet chef's kitchen and large soaking tub in the master suite. It rents for $4,900 a month.

One of the best ways to find a vacation rental is to ask friends for a recommendation. Realtors can be a great resource to find a rental, especially in a vacation destination town. The properties in this episode were found through roamsweethomes.com, foothillsrentals.com and sedonawildhorsemesa.com.

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Luxury Villa in Sedona, Arizona
Luxury Villa in Sedona, Arizona
The home was built in 1968 and was recently remodeled. They added a second master suite to the house. It has extraordinary views of the mountains and a hot tub on the balcony. It's 2,800 square feet and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It rents for 4,400 a month.
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Segment 2
Placida Suenos House in Sedona, Arizona
Placida Suenos House in Sedona, Arizona
The home, which is made from stucco to look like an adobe house, is located in a quiet neighborhood in Sedona and has three bedroom and three baths. This territorial style home has a big open floor plan with wooden beams, amazing tile floors and a kiva fireplace. It has an observation deck and is in walking distance to popular hiking trails. It rents for $5,235 for the month.
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Wild Horse Mesa  House in Sedona, Arizona
Wild Horse Mesa House in Sedona, Arizona
The home is located on an acre of land at the south end of Village of Oak Creek. It has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, gourmet chef's kitchen and large soaking tub in the master suite. It rents for $4,900 a month.
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Segment 4
Which Sweet Retreat in Sedona, Arizona Will They Choose?
Which 'Sweet Retreat' in Sedona, Arizona Will They Choose?
Amy and Tracy have to decide which house to rent for a month-long stay in Sedona, Arizona, to train for an upcoming marathon. They've looked at three very different homes that fit within their $4,500 to $5,500 a month budget with each having its own pros and cons.
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Behind-the-Scenes: Vacation Rentals in Sedona, Arizona
Check out three different properties in Sedona, Arizona.
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