Although the Southwest is known for its amazing desert landscapes and of course, Flagstaff is an oasis situated at 7,000 feet elevation,

Joseph Landavaso, Jason Hasenbank hiking in the sunflowers with San Francisco Peaks in the background.

Joseph Landavaso, Jason Hasenbank hiking in the sunflowers with San Francisco Peaks in the background.

located just south of Grand Canyon National Park. With mild summers, a trip to Flagstaff is a welcome relief for travelers seeking a place to enjoy the great outdoors year-round.

Take your time to explore Grand Canyon National Park and the surrounding area. Stop at the Flagstaff Visitor Center beforehand to pick up your express entry pass and get insider tips on where to take in the scenery.

 

Flagstaff is not just about the Grand Canyon though. Known as a hiker’s paradise with trails available for all skill levels you can explore the area with easy access throughout town.

After working up your thirst during a day hiking, camping, climbing or fishing, it’s time to experience one, or all, of the city’s seven microbreweries. The best way to do so is to take part in the Flagstaff-Grand Canyon Ale Trail. The trail offers discounts and insights into award winning breweries including Historic Brewing, Wanderlust Brewing, Mother Road Brewery and Historic Brewing. If you prefer to experience the local brew scene with a guide, hop on the Alpine Pedaler or take a guided beer tour via bike with AZ Pedal Tours.

Mother Road Brewery

Mother Road Brewery

 

While in town make sure to enjoy many of the world-renowned attractions that call Flagstaff home, such as the Museum of Northern Arizona or Lowell Observatory, where Pluto was discovered. Or get your feet off the ground with a day at Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course.  Take advantage of your time in the mountains to explore the San Francisco Peaks, native cultures of the Navajo and Hopi, or simply relax with friends.

 

Begin your adventure at the Flagstaff Visitor Center where staff can provide personalized travel information, free guides, and brochures as well as insider tips on how to experience all that Flagstaff has to offer.

 

One E. Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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