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Amazing Things to See and Do in Flagstaff, AZ

(Published on - 4/1/2021 4:46:03 PM)

ARIZONA SNOWBOWL

Just 12 miles outside of Flagstaff is one of the oldest running ski areas in the world, open from mid-November through mid-April. Skiers have access to 777 skiable acres with a 2,300-foot vertical drop, eight lifts and amazing views of the red rocks in Sedona. The Grand Canyon Express is the only six-person, high-speed chair lift in the state. It can elevate to 1,500 feet in less than six minutes, giving riders incredible views of Sedona, the Grand Canyon and the cinder cone volcanic fields.

GRAND CANYON

This natural wonder is Arizona’s most notable landmark. The breathtaking sight of its uniquely-hued rocky walls and the Colorado River below attracts visitors from around the world. The canyon stretches 277 miles long and 18 miles wide. Hike or bike near the park’s south rim, which is the most-visited area of the park and is accessible all year-round.

GRAND CANYON RAILWAY

Ride the rails and see beautiful scenery on this day-long train ride along the beautiful Grand Canyon. The trip includes an onboard lunch. Bring your camera to snap the amazing views along scenic Arizona desert.

MAVERICK HELICOPTER TOURS

See the Grand Canyon from the sky in a quiet, eco-friendly helicopter with luxury seating. Individualized tours are interactive, as the pilot narrates through riders’ headsets, and questions are encouraged.

ELDEN PUEBLO ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

On U.S. Highway 89 north is the site of an ancient village thought to have been part of a major trading system The Archaeology Project makes the study of ancient civilizations and artifacts accessible to the public. Annual programs include public archaeology events featuring site tours, excavation and artifact washing. Visitors can also test out ancient hunting weapons.

GREATER FLAGSTAFF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AREA INFORMATION CENTER AND MEETING SPACE

Serving the community for 125 years, Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce welcomes new residents and offers a wealth of resources on local businesses, events, activities and recreation.

HERITAGE SQUARE AND HISTORIC DOWNTOWN FLAGSTAFF

In the center of historic downtown, Heritage Square is the site of community events including concerts, art festivals and movies in the square every Saturday during the summer. The square is framed by unique shops and restaurants, making it a must-see destination for dining and shopping.

LAVA RIVER CAVE

Explore a 700,000-year-old lava tube, stretching a mile long, in northern Arizona’s Coconino National Forest. Warm clothes, flashlights and sturdy shoes are recommended for exploring the cave, which is as cool as 42 degrees in summer.

LOWELL OBSERVATORY

Established in 1894, the observatory is best known for the discovery of Pluto, moon mapping for the U.S. space program and spotting the rings of Uranus. In 1994, the Steele Visitor Center opened, providing tours, telescope gazing, multimedia shows and exhibits. Lowell continues to expand, and plans are in the works for the Giovale Open Deck Observatory. This 4,300-square-foot, elevated plaza will contain sophisticated telescopes that can also project images onto monitors.

MUSEUM OF NORTHERN ARIZONA

View rare Native American artifacts and art and science specimens at this museum, which has become a regional learning center. It is dedicated to interpreting and preserving the region’s natural history and is home to exhibits, collections and research projects.

SUNSET CRATER VOLCANO NATIONAL MONUMENT

The youngest crater on the Colorado Plateau, Sunset Crater is a place to hike and take in the scenery and wildlife. Visitors can walk around the Lava Flow Trail and go hiking along the Lennox Crater Trail.

WUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT               

Tour the amazing ancient pueblo near the San Francisco Peaks. The site, rich in Native American ruins, is run by the National Park Service.

DAY TRIPPING

There’s much to see and do near Flagstaff. Day-trippers can see many fascinating places such as, mountains, deserts, a four-season climate that cannot be found anywhere in the U.S. and one of the state’s largest ski resorts.

HISTORIC ROUTE 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 by traveling across the northern half of Arizona, through Flagstaff, Williams and Kingman. Must-see spots include the Museum Club, Galaxy Dinner, Petrified Forest National Park and Meteor Crater. Explore hidden gems like the Mother Road Brewing Company and La Posada Hotel, Winslow.

 

*Article from Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce publication, “Destination Flagstaff @7000ft”: 2019-2020 Official Relocation & Visitor’s Guide.

www.FlagstaffChamber.com

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