Ahhhh, the Great American Southwest! Did you
know that Arizona has more than 11.2 million acres of state forest land? And,
with 800 species, has more animals, fish, fowl, and reptiles than any other US
state. Our “City of 7 Wonders” is nestled in the heart of northern Arizona
. . .in the largest contiguous Ponderosa Pine forest in the world. At
7.000 feet elevation, Flagstaff is Arizona’s “four-season” destination.
Explore our 7 Wonders:
1. Grand Canyon National Park
2. Walnut Canyon National Monument 3. Sunset Crater National
Monument 4. Wupatki National Monument 5. Coconino
National Forest 6. San Francisco Peaks 7. Oak
Creek Canyon Hike our highest peak, Mt. Humphreys (3,800 meters),
horseback ride, or perhaps bike or run where Olympic athletes train.
Adjacent to the expansive Navajo and Hopi Nations, Flagstaff has a long history
with those who came before us. A “must visit” is the Museum of Northern
Arizona, opened in 1928 to protect and preserve the natural and cultural
heritage of northern Arizona, particularly our tribal neighbors.
Pueblo ruins such as the iconic wonders of
Elden Pueblo, Picture Canyon, Walnut Canyon National Monument, and Wupatki
National Monument are just minutes from downtown. Flagstaff Extreme offers the USA’s largest adventure
and ziplining courses. Historic and Public Arts Walking tours, a trip
down memory lane on Route 66, and our truly local and authentic downtown (named
by MSN.com as one of the most “charming historic downtowns in America”) should top
your “must do” list.
After your daytime journeys, enjoy over 200
restaurants, live music, concerts, Flagstaff Symphony, and the incredible
Lowell Observatory at night. Designated as the World's First Dark Skies
City in the World in 2001, Flagstaff leads the way on clear skies and
environmental regulations to protect and preserve the clear skies. The
Milky Way can be seen by the naked eye in Historic Downtown but looking through
the telescopes at the Observatory is unmatched. This prestigious research
observatory trained every astronaut that walked on moon in 1969, discovered
Pluto, and is the number one attraction.
The MOST to do in Northern Arizona – don’t pack
an unpack! a.