9) Sedona, Arizona
Another Arizonan desert town, Sedona is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful places on earth and it’s no wonder. Sedona is located in the heart of a geological wonderland where multi-hued red-rock formations change color minute-by-minute as the light changes and weather fluctuates. Sedona’s pine forests are absolutely stunning and there are a range of lodges available in the forest itself so you can enjoy a vacation surrounded by natural beauty and unique wildlife amongst the pines. The mild climate in Sedona makes it perfect for seniors and nearby Red Rock State Park trails, bird-watching and picnicking are easily accessible from the town. Even the Grand Canyon is just a two-hour drive away, perfect for a sight-seeing day trip. For indoor enjoyment, Uptown Sedona has a vibrant art scene, many beautiful spas and a distinct New Age vibe, perfect for experimenting with alternative cures for what ails you.