Indoor Recreation

So you came to Flagstaff to enjoy the weather and experience some nature. Next thing you know, its raining, or windy or just plain too cold to be outside. Listed below are some things to do indoors; yes, there are actually things to do indoors in Flagstaff! If you haven't already been to the Lowell Observatory, this is a must. And whether this is your first time or 10th time in Flagstaff, taking on the tourist role by going to the museums and historical monuments are well worth your while. If you're looking for something a little more local, you'd be surprised by just how much live music, art, and cultural presentations are going on around town. From stilt dancing and capoeira to live bluegrass and beer drinking, Flagstaff really is an eclectic, vibrant mountain town. Check out our Calendar of Events to see if there are any unusual things going on like board game competitions, adventure movie featuring, local brewery beer tastings, poetry readings or dance battles. Yes, welcome to Flagstaff.

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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. 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

3. The Geekery

Perfect for families, enthusiasts, and casual gamers, The Geekery in Flagstaff is your local gaming headquarters! We are your one stop shop ...  More
  • (928) 225-5803
  • 1800 South Milton Road
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

4. Guided Outdoor Rock Climbing & ...

Flagstaff Climbing Center is located in historic downtown Flagstaff. The center features over 6500 square feet of widely varied climbing ter...  More
  • (928) 556-9909
  • 205 South San Francisco Street
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

5. Lowell Observatory

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

6. IMAX Grand Canyon National Geog...

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


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Our Flagstaff Event Calendar is full of festivals, workshops, art fairs, concerts and classes. Browse or add your event.
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