8080 North Colt Drive (Tour points vary) Flagstaff, AZ 86004 +1 928 714 0237/+1 877 252 7371(Toll Free)
Something less than mundane, this tour of Sedona by starlight will introduce you to one of the finest areas in the country for star gazing. Dennis Young is the astronomer of the hour, with more than 20 years of experience under Orion's belt. His half-meter telescope is affectionately referred to as "the Sirius Looker" and is used in guided tours of the stars, which will last about 2 1/2 hours and start at $45 per person. Groups of all ages will enjoy this experience. Bring cash or check, this merchant does not accept credit cards
2300 North Fort Valley Rd Flagstaff, AZ 86001 +1 928 779 2300
This award-winning facility is ground zero for arts exhibits, performing arts and community events in the Flagstaff area. The complex includes a 200-plus-seat theater, an exhibition hall, a 4,000-square-foot gallery and a shop selling works by the area's premier artists. Year-round entertainment and seminars feature local, regional, national and international talent. The center is also available for social gatherings and business meetings. It is operated by a non-profit organization. Call for current exhibit and performance schedules and more information.
2340 North Fort Valley Road Flagstaff, AZ 86001 +1 928 774 6272
Originally built as a hospital in 1908, this museum, operated by the Arizona Historical Society, is a tribute to Northern Arizona's pioneer days and agricultural roots. An antique railroad engine welcomes you to the grounds, and exhibits familiarize you with the area's first settlers and their many contributions to the birth and growth of the city. One of the museum's most popular events during the year is the winter "Playthings of the Past" exhibit, featuring toys and games from the late 1800s to mid-1900s. Check the website for complete visitor details.
3101 North Fort Valley Road Flagstaff, AZ 86001 +1 928 774 5213
Northern Arizona's premier facility for the study and exploration of native peoples and natural sciences features exhibits on the evolving cultures and climate of the area. Ever-changing exhibits cover anthropology, biology, geology and archaeology, as well as a variety of fine arts media. Throughout the year, Native American artists are showcased, and in the spring, an annual exhibition of Zuni, Hopi and Navajo artworks and crafts draws big crowds. In the fall, the museum hosts the Trappings of the American West art exhibition.
4300 East Butler Avenue Flagstaff, AZ 86004 +1 928 213 2300(City Park Council)
The nearly 30-acre Foxglenn Park sports plenty of facilities of active, fun-loving folk, including a skate track, basketball courts, soccer fields, a baseball field, a softball field and a playground for the rugrats.
Schultz Pass Road (Right off Route 180 North, approx. 5 mi. north of Flagstaff) Flagstaff, AZ 86001 +1 928 774 9541 (Flagstaff Visitor Center)
Be sure that your vehicle is in peak operating condition and that the unpaved path is in passable shape, and you're off on an exciting driving adventure! This dirt road rambles through the San Francisco Peaks and Elden Mountain range on its bisecting way between US Route 180 and US Route 89. Along the way, you'll see some of the area's most spectacular scenery from spots that are rarely trod upon by the average visitor. But remember, you'll be traveling some tough terrain, so be sure both you and your vehicle are up to the task. Contact the Flagstaff Visitor Center for more information.
Petrified Forest Road off Interstate 40 Chambers, AZ 86028 +1 928 524 6228
Magic moments in the Triassic Period are literally frozen in time at Petrified National Forest, 116 miles east of Flagstaff. Come explore prehistoric fossils, petrified wood, archeological dig sites and petroglyphs, all in a scenic setting. You'll need two hours or more to fully experience the natural wonders within the park boundaries. Don't miss the fun and informative Rainbow Forest Museum and Painted Desert Visitor's Center. To get there, take Interstate 40 east to Exit 311 and follow the signs. Admission is USD10 per carload.
State Route 264 (1/2 mile west of Ganado) Ganado, AZ 86505 +1 928 755 3475
Trade the hustle and bustle of the modern world for the mysteries of yesterday. This historic Navajo trading post in the town of Ganado has been serving the community for over 100 years, quietly selling the finest authentic Navajo rugs, jewelry, and Hopi kachinas. This original artisan experience is open to the public every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Admission to the site is free.
1824 S Thompson Street (Highway 180 at Mile Marker 232) Flagstaff, AZ 86001 +1 928 220 0550
Ski the slopes of Northern Arizona and ski the sky itself! Rising like a winter wonderland against a stunning panoramic backdrop of ponderosa pine forests and mountain peaks, Flagstaff's Nordic Center gives visitors a new view of the world. On a clear day, skiers may see the Grand Canyon in the distance, more than 60 miles away! Skills enhancement courses and moonlight tours are available by reservation.
Historical Flagstaff was centered around the railroad, so there's no
more appropriate place to start your downtown tour than the Visitor Center, housed in the Tudor style Santa Fe Railroad station. There, you'll be provided with maps and information ...
Jay McCormick and Carolyn Young's downtown art space may be
tiny, but the proprietors pack a whole lot of local talent into this petite boutique. Internationally recognized local artists are the focus here. Two and three dimensional media including ...
Flagstaff's sunshine climate inspires a day at the park. Whether
you want to plan a picnic, watch a rousing rugby match, cheer for the boys of summer or take your dog for a scenic run, this park is the ...