Roger Naylor at the Sedona Heritage Museum


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Roger Naylor

The Sedona Heritage Museum is hosting local author Roger Naylor for a talk and book-signing of his latest award winning book Arizona’s Scenic Roads and Hikes on Tuesday April 26 at 10 a.m.

In this latest book, travel writer Roger Naylor coaxes readers outdoors with an array of wonders. Arizona’s Scenic Roads and Hikes points the way toward the very best the state has to offer. Travel from sun-kissed deserts to the summits of snow-capped mountains, from the cosmic abyss of the Grand Canyon to the red rocks of Sedona and the haunting hoodoos of the Chiricahua Mountains. Visit ancient Native American villages, chase Old West legends, and get your kicks on Route 66.

In this captivating guide, Naylor features all 27 of Arizona’s state-designated scenic and historic roads, including five National Scenic Byways. The stunning drives are arranged by region and include starting and ending points, mileage, vivid photos, full descriptions, and suggestions on locally owned places to eat and sleep.

Each road trip is paired with attractions and activities including nearby hiking trails. The trails come with ratings and descriptions, and hikes range from easy to moderate levels of difficulty, accommodating the abilities of every traveler. Create a lifetime of memories while exploring the details of Arizona’s endlessly diverse and amazing scenery.

The book has been honored with the 2021 New-Mexico Arizona Book when named Best Arizona Travel Book. It also went on to win the coveted Best Arizona Book Award! Roger Naylor is Arizona’s premier travel writer. In 2018, he was inducted into the Arizona Tourism Hall of Fame. His previous book, Arizona State Parks, was also an award winner. It received the 2020 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award as best Arizona Travel Book. His work appears most weeks in the Arizona Republic.


This presentation is free and open to the public.

The Museum is located at 735 Jordan Road in Jordan Historical Park in Uptown Sedona and is open daily 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For more information, call 928-282-7038.

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