Why Visit Flagstaff, Arizona?

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Flagstaff is located in north cental Arizona just 120 miles north of Phoenix and only an hours drive from the Grand Canyon.

Nearby Sedona is a mere 30 miles to the south and Lake Powell just two hours away makes the city a hub of adventure.

Meteor Crater is a favorite attraction and is just 40 miles east of the city on I-40.

At an elevation of 7000 feet the winter provides excellent snow skiing at the “Arizona Snow Bowl” located 7 miles northwest of Flagstaff on Highway 180, turn right on Snowbowl Rd. and continue 7 miles to the Arizona Snowbowl via Snowbowl Road.

The summer days are cool and the city is surrounded by four million acres of the Coconino National forrest that offers fantastic recreational opportunities such as camping, hiking, biking, fishing, golf, and guided tours to mention a few.

Make sure to visit the gift shops in the historic downtown area and enjoy a first class meal at the many fine eateries available. The city is also home to the Northern Arizona University with a residential campus that houses more than 6000 students which was founded in 1899.

Why Visit Flagstaff, Arizona?

Also in the area is the famous Lowell Observatory which was credited with the discovery of the planet Pluto. The observatory was built on Mars Hill in 1894 and is still one of the leading astronomical institutions in the country today.

There’s plenty to do in this great city…so make your plans today!