You'll find that many of the attractions in or near Flagstaff are natural, geological sites or things unique to the Southwest landscape and culture. One of the biggest draws to this area is the Grand Canyon. Flagstaff is the largest city near the Grand Canyon and serves as a gateway for visitors. But Flagstaff itself has some amazing things to experience. Named the first International Dark Sky City in the World, Flagstaff enjoys some of the best star-gazing in the country and is home to the Lowell Observatory. Flagstaff hosts the Museum of Northern Arizona, the Arboretum, Riordan Mansion, the Pioneer Museum and a range of outdoor festivities like art and science exhibits at the park to Native American drum circles at Buffalo Park. Other attractions include Walnut Canyon, the Painted Desert, Grand Falls, Meteor Crater, Mormon Lake, the Lava Tube Caves, Mt. Elden and many more. You can't seem them all in one trip, but that's why visitors keep coming back to this truly beautiful, unique part of the country.Written by: Christina Hecht Tweet
1. Riordan Mansion State Park
2. Grand Canyon Railway
3. IMAX Grand Canyon National Geog...
4. Flagstaff Area National Monumen...
5. Predator Zip Lines - Camp Verde...
Experience the wind ripping through your hair on a thrill ride over nature’s wildest predators. Enjoy the adventure of a lifetime on a ... More
6. Lowell Observatory
- (928) 233-3212
- 1400 West Mars Hill Road
- Flagstaff, AZ
7. Out Of Africa Wildlife Park
8. Bearizona Wildlife Park
9. Cliff Castle Casino
- (928) 567-7900
- 555 West Middle Verde Road
- Camp Verde, AZ
10. Museum of Northern Arizona
11. Maverick Helicopter Tours
- (888) 261-4414
- 6075 South Las Vegas Boulevard
- Las Vegas, NV
12. The Arboretum
13. Maverick Airlines Fly To The...
- (800) 962-3869
- 1620 Jet Stream Drive
- Henderson, NV
14. Pioneer Museum
15. DETOURS Grand Rails Express Fr...
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