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Flagstaff
Astounding natural wonders, invigorating outdoor recreation and fascinating cultural attractions make Flagstaff the perfect getaway to rejuvenate the body and replenish the mind. Set at the base of the beautiful San Francisco Peaks, and surrounded by lush national forests, the city provides ample opportunity for fresh air fun. Spring, summer and autumn bring hikers, campers and mountain bikers, while winter draws skiers and ice skaters. But don't let a focus on the "good old outdoors" fool you. Fostered by the local university, Flagstaff also has plenty of educational and cultural attractions. Be sure to see the award-winning permanent exhibit "Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau" at the Museum of Northern... more Astounding natural wonders, invigorating outdoor recreation and fascinating cultural attractions make Flagstaff the perfect getaway to rejuvenate the body and replenish the mind. Set at the base of the beautiful San Francisco Peaks, and surrounded by lush national forests, the city provides ample opportunity for fresh air fun. Spring, summer and autumn bring hikers, campers and mountain bikers, while winter draws skiers and ice skaters. But don't let a focus on the "good old outdoors" fool you. Fostered by the local university, Flagstaff also has plenty of educational and cultural attractions. Be sure to see the award-winning permanent exhibit "Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau" at the Museum of Northern Arizona. The Pioneer Museum offers a glimpse of what life was like for the early settlers of the region and includes a 1929 Baldwin locomotive in its collection. The city also has an arboretum and a planetarium. The entire area is a living anthropology and geology lesson, with ancient Native American ruins and stunning scenery at the Wupatki and Walnut Canyon National Monuments, just waiting to be explored. less

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Walnut Canyon National Monument
Walnut Canyon National Monument
See millions of years of history unraveled in the geology of the rocks at this popular scenic and historic hiking area, once populated by the Sinagua Indians.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Monuments & Statues; Canyons; National Parks
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Wupatki National Monument
Wupatki National Monument
Explore this fascinating ancient pueblo, located near the San Francisco Peaks, which once housed almost 100 members of the Anasazi and Sinagua tribes.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Monuments & Statues; National Parks; Volcanoes
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Lowell Observatory
Lowell Observatory
Owner description: Lowell Observatory, founded in 1894, is a non profit astronomical research and educational outreach institution located on Mars Hill one mile west of Flagstaff, Arizona. For... more Owner description: Lowell Observatory, founded in 1894, is a non profit astronomical research and educational outreach institution located on Mars Hill one mile west of Flagstaff, Arizona. For visitors, the Observatory offers telescope viewing, exhibits and science center, daytime guided tours, safe viewing of the Sun, multimedia programs, shows in the McAllister Space Theatre, special events throughout the year, and an astronomy gift shop. less
Attraction type: Observatories & Planetariums
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Coconino National Forest
Coconino National Forest
Named after the Coho Native American people, this forest is two million acres of recreational, lumber, and mining land.
Attraction type: Forests; National Parks
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Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument
Located north of Flagstaff, this crater was created by a volcanic eruption 900 years ago.
Attraction type: Monuments & Statues; National Parks; Volcanoes
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Simply Delicious Cafe Daily Fare
Simply Delicious Cafe Daily Fare
Ranked #1 of 335 Restaurants in Flagstaff
Price: USD 7 - USD 15
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Healthy, Soups, International, Contemporary
Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Delhi Palace
Delhi Palace
Ranked #2 of 335 Restaurants in Flagstaff
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Brunch, Lunch, Buffet, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Satchmo's BBQ
Satchmo's BBQ
Ranked #3 of 335 Restaurants in Flagstaff
Price: USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Cajun & Creole
Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Macy's Fresh Roasted Coffee
Macy's Fresh Roasted Coffee
Ranked #4 of 335 Restaurants in Flagstaff
Price:
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
MartAnne's Burrito Palace
MartAnne's Burrito Palace
Ranked #5 of 335 Restaurants in Flagstaff
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Sleep Inn
2.0 of 5
Sleep Inn
USD 84 - USD 156
Ranked #10 of 63 Hotels in Flagstaff
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BEST WESTERN Pony Soldier Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN Pony Soldier Inn & Suites
USD 78 - USD 164
Ranked #14 of 63 Hotels in Flagstaff
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Days Hotel Flagstaff
2.0 of 5
Days Hotel Flagstaff
USD 64 - USD 148
Ranked #15 of 63 Hotels in Flagstaff
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Sonesta ES Suites Flagstaff
3.0 of 5
Sonesta ES Suites Flagstaff
USD 130 - USD 259
Ranked #1 of 63 Hotels in Flagstaff
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Little America Hotel Flagstaff
3.5 of 5
Little America Hotel Flagstaff
USD 119 - USD 235
Ranked #2 of 63 Hotels in Flagstaff
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Drury Inn & Suites Flagstaff
3.5 of 5
Drury Inn & Suites Flagstaff
USD 142 - USD 286
Ranked #3 of 63 Hotels in Flagstaff
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort
4.0 of 5
Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort
USD 98 - USD 232
Ranked #4 of 63 Hotels in Flagstaff
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