Visiting Flagstaff

Do you have tips, tricks, or recommendations for those arriving in Flagstaff for the first time? Is there a hike you can’t miss? Where’s the best place in town to find coffee? Please comment below, and share your favorites!

Downtown Flagstaff Train Station. Courtesy of WikiMedia user Jonesey, under a Creative Commons license.

Downtown Flagstaff Train Station

Flagstaff Visitor’s Site Dining & Nightlife list

Getting Around

Flying

Shuttles

Local Transportation

Places to Eat

Downtown Flagstaff on San Francisco Street and Aspen Avenue. Courtesy of WikiMedia user Jonesey, under a Creative Commons license.

Downtown Flagstaff on San Francisco Street and Aspen Avenue

Stop by the on site restaurant, 1899 Bar & Grill

Restaurants within walking distance

Bars within walking distance

Things to Do

Winter Attractions in Flagstaff

A calendar of events occurring in Northern Arizona all winter long.

Lava River Cave in Flagstaff AZ. Photo by Volkan Yuksel under Creative Commons license

Hike the Lava River Cave

Lowell Observatory

Founded in 1894, this hilltop center with giant telescopes offers tours, solar viewing and stargazing.

Museum of Northern Arizona

Museum chronicling the Colorado Plateau from 15,000 B.C. to the present via exhibits and artifacts.

Lava Tubes

Head fourteen miles north of Flagstaff and hike a mile long cave formed by a lava river approximately 700,000 years ago. Don’t forget your sweater and flashlight.

Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra

Located on the Northern Arizona University campus, tickets and information can be found on their site.

Meteor Crater

Panoramic view from upper deck of the Meteor Crater. Courtesy of WikiMedia user Tsaiproject under a Creative Commons license.

Panoramic view from upper deck of the Meteor Crater

Visit Meteor Crater near Winslow. Activities include three lookout points on the rim of the crater, telescopes on the viewing platforms, guided tours, and an Interactive Discovery Center.

Arizona Outback Adventures

Hikes and backpacking trips in the Grand Canyon/Havasupai area.

Grand Canyon Railway

Toroweap Overlook at the Grand Canyon. Courtesy of PDTillman, under a Creative Commons license

Toroweap Overlook at the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon Railway, established in 1901 takes people into the Grand Canyon. According to the brochure, “The Grand Canyon Railway is more than just a mode of transportation: It’s a trip back in time to what many consider the most awe-inspiring place on Earth.”

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