This vibrant mountain city is a gateway to Arizona’s natural wonders.
Flagstaff, Arizona, combines mountain-town adventure — from breweries to galleries to historic landmarks — with easy access to the great outdoors for four seasons of activities. Discover the historic downtown before setting out to see Arizona’s natural wonders (there are seven national parks and monuments within 80 miles, including the Grand Canyon). During a trip to Flagstaff, explore the storied Route 66, choose a seasonal adventure like skiing or biking and gaze up at stars in the world’s first International Dark Sky City.
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Explore Flagstaff

  • Historic Downtown
  • East Flagstaff
  • West Flagstaff

Historic Downtown


Home to a visitor center set in an old train station on Route 66, Flagstaff’s Historic Downtown dates back to the late 19th century. What began as a railroad and lumberyard is now a thriving downtown district with parks, theaters, breweries, galleries and shops.

Known For

Route 66, Breweries, Galleries, Historic Landmarks

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East Flagstaff


Located East of Flagstaff’s Historic Downtown, this largely residential region is great for family-friendly recreation thanks to its many local parks. It’s also a popular gateway to several of Arizona’s best natural attractions, like Walnut Canyon National Monument and the Meteor Crater.

Known For

Shopping , Outdoor Recreation , Parks

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West Flagstaff


West of the Historic Downtown, this section of Flagstaff is home to several attractions, including the famous Lowell Observatory, an astronomical observatory perfect for stargazing, and the Arboretum at Flagstaff, where you can hike, run or enjoy the sunset at Lake Mary.

Known For

Outdoor Recreation, Stargazing , History

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Enjoy a Three-Day Mountain Getaway in Flagstaff, Arizona

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Explore Historic Downtown

Discover Flagstaff’s Historic Downtown while getting a feel for the culture and flavor of this Arizona mountain city. Take a self-guided walking tour to get a deeper understanding of Flagstaff’s place in history, sample craft brews and finish the day with a live performance.

Friends toasting with beer in a pub

In Flagstaff’s Backyard

Explore beyond the city limits to experience the natural beauty present in Flagstaff’s backyard. Visit the Arboretum at Flagstaff’s 200 acres. After night falls, head to the world-famous Lowell Observatory, where you can clearly view constellations thanks to the region’s dark skies. 

Aerial view of canyon

Road Trip to the Grand Canyon

Use Flagstaff as a gateway to the epic nature of Arizona and drive to nearby Sedona for a day of hiking red rocks, feasting on tacos and taking in the mountain views. The switchback-heavy drive through Oak Creek Canyon is full of scenic photo stops.

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