Any time is a perfect time to visit Flagstaff.
Our city is surrounded by the Coconino National Forest, the largest contiguous Pondersa Pine forest in North America, which solidifies the natural beauty of Flagstaff and provides endless recreational opportunities. The Flagstaff area enjoys four distinct seasons and can therefore support Arizona Snowbowl, a popular ski and snowboard resort. Other local attractions include Lowell Observatory, the Museum of Northern Arizona and Historic Downtown, which is bordered by the “Mother Road”- Historic Route 66. The city is host to many annual events such as horse races, the county fair, the 4th of July parade and numerous other activities.
Flagstaff is conveniently located near many major Northern Arizona attractions, including Grand Canyon National Park, Sedona, The Painted Desert and Saguaro National Park. The city is also home to numerous museums, galleries and historic sites that make it an annual tourism destination for thousands.
Flagstaff is the center of and performance arts in Northern Arizona, Featuring museums, a local symphony, light opera company and theatrical troupe, Flagstaff has solidified itself as the Northern Arizona center for performance and visual arts. The downtown area is home to locally owned art galleries, studios, boutiques, and theaters and bars that feature live music.
Flagstaff offers a wide variety of lodging options. Choose from luxury resorts, hotels, motels, cozy bed and breakfast locations or RV and camping options.
Numerous transportation options in and around Flagstaff make the city available to all travelers. Flagstaff Pulliam Airport provides direct flight service to Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) in Phoenix and will be operating direct flights to Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) and Los Angeles (LAX) beginning in the spring. Bus and shuttle options provide service from Flagstaff to Phoenix and Las Vegas. Residents take advantage of the hybrid/electric bus system that provides service to nearly all corners of the city. For the active or health conscious, the Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS) offers over 50 miles of finished trails in and around Flagstaff.