Flagstaff Attractions


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.

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1. Museum of Northern Arizona

Located just three miles north of Flagstaff, MNA features exhibits relating to anthropology, biology, geology, and fine art. The Museum has ...  More
  • (928) 774-5213
  • 3101 North Fort Valley Road
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

2. Grand Canyon Railway

Visit the official website for Grand Canyon Railway. Book your reservation online for a train tour on one of five classes of service on our ...  More
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  • (303) 843-8724
  • 233 North Grand Canyon Boulevard
  • Williams, AZ
  • 86046
  • $75.00 - $132.00

3. Cliff Castle Casino

We know you have many choices when it comes to casinos in Arizona. But only one offers you more - Cliff Castle Casino Hotel. From our spacio...  More
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  • (928) 567-7900
  • 555 West Middle Verde Road
  • Camp Verde, AZ
  • 86322

4. Maverick Airlines Fly To The ...

Fly to the Grand Canyon and enjoy our air or land tours through one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Maverick Airlines offers you an exclu...  More
  • Details
  • (800) 962-3869
  • 1620 Jet Stream Drive
  • Henderson, NV
  • 89052

5. Bearizona Wildlife Park

At Bearizona Wildlife Park you will Steer your way through 2 miles of forest and get up close to bears, wolves, bison and more. After your d...  More
  • (928) 635-2289
  • 1500 West Route 66
  • Williams, AZ
  • 86046

6. Riordan Mansion State Park

Built in 1904 for two Riordan families, Riordan Mansion is an impressive example of gracious living and Arts and Crafts style architecture. ...  More
  • (928) 779-4395
  • 409 West Riordan Road
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

7. IMAX Grand Canyon National Geog...

Located 1 mi. from the National Park South Rim Entrance. Go beyond the rim in the spectacular IMAX adventure film shown on a 6-story high sc...  More
  • (928) 638-2468
  • Arizona 64
  • Grand Canyon Village, AZ
  • 86023

8. The Arboretum

Open to the public from May through October, The Arboretum at Flagstaff is home to 2,500 species of plants in greenhouses, gardens, and natu...  More
  • (928) 774-1442
  • 4001 South Woody Mountain Road
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

9. Out Of Africa Wildlife Park

Come see Tiger Splash show at 1:15 every day. Watch Bengal tigers in natural play as they "hunt" their caretakers. Open Daily 9:30 a.m.-5:00...  More
  • (928) 567-2840
  • 3505 Camp Verde-Bridgeport Highway
  • Camp Verde, AZ
  • 86322
  • $20.00 - $36.00

10. Lowell Observatory

A privately owned astronomical research institution located in Flagstaff, Arizona. Best known for the discovery of Pluto. Each year, about 7...  More
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  • (928) 233-3212
  • 1400 West Mars Hill Road
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

11. Flagstaff Area National Monume...

Visit all three Flagstaff Area National Monuments: Walnut Canyon National Monument (7.5 miles), Sunset Crater Volcano (14 miles) and Wupatki...  More
  • (928) 526-1157
  • Flagstaff
  • Flagstaff, US
  • 86001

12. Pioneer Museum

Located in the historic Coconino County Hospital for the Indigent. Exhibits reflect Flagstaff and northern Arizona history, as well as ranch...  More
  • (928) 774-6272
  • 2340 North Fort Valley Road
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

13. Maverick Helicopter Tours

Maverick Helicopters provides helicopter tours at the Grand Canyon South Rim. Maverick brings VIP and first-class service to the Grand Cany...  More
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  • (888) 261-4414
  • 6075 South Las Vegas Boulevard
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • 89119

14. Flagstaff Mountain Film Festiv...

Historically, Northern Arizona has served as a hot spot for filmmakers searching for the most scenic locations. Flagstaff remains such a des...  More
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  • 15 West Aspen Avenue
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

15. DETOURS Grand Rails Express Fr...

Embark on a guided ground tour from Flagstaff or Phoenix, then the Grand Canyon Railway on this full-day adventure. Leave the driving to DET...  More
  • (866) 438-6877
  • South Terrace Road
  • Tempe, AZ
  • $225.00 - $460.00

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WHAT'S ON THE CALENDAR?

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