The scenic and recreation treasure of Northern Arizona. Four colorful seasons, snow-capped mountain peaks, wildflower meadows, thick pine forests, sky-blue mountain lakes, bounding wildlife, snow-skiing in the winter, pleasant summer golf and a wealth of breathtaking scenery and historic attractions. At an altitude of over 7,000 feet, summer temperatures are mild and refreshing.
Flagstaff is just a two-hour drive north of Phoenix on Interstate 17 and is a gateway to the Grand Canyon South Rim, is only an 80-mile scenic drive. The short drive down Oak Creek Canyon has been described as one of the most beautiful scenic drives in America. The world famous red rock country of Sedona Arizona is only about 45 miles south of Flagstaff.
Nearby Flagstaff is the Wupatki National Monument and Walnut Canyon where prehistoric Indian ruins and cliff dwellings still stand for all vacationers to experience. The Painted Desert and Petrified Forest is a short drive east on Interstate 40 where along the way you’ll encounter Meteor Crater. And for the astronomy buffs, visit the Lowell Observatory, an astronomical research institute that is best known for discovering the planet Pluto.
Flagstaff is also home to Northern Arizona University where students from around the world attend for its academic excellence amidst the most enjoyable small town atmosphere of 60,000 friendly people. As you can see, Flagstaff Arizona is the ideal vacation getaway spot for those that want to experience some of the best Arizona has to offer.
Flagstaff Arizona Attractions
Museum of Northern Arizona
Flagstaff Historical Attractions
Montezuma Castle (Camp Verde)
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Wupatki National Monument
Nearby Scenic Attractions
Grand Canyon Arizona