FLAGSTAFF, AZ

Flagstaff, AZ is more than just the closest city to Grand Canyon National Park or home of Northern Arizona University. Flagstaff is a vibrant, little city with a thriving local and mountain culture that invites outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world (and from other parts of Arizona, of course) to come take advantage of its vibrant alpine setting, cool weather and even cooler lifestyle. Located at 7,000 ft. elevation, Flagstaff is a full, four-season vacation destination; training grounds for many athletic and US Olympic teams; a mecca for celestial observations; and last but certainly not least, it is home to 70,000 people who prioritize family, community, work and play balance in their daily lives.

You'll find Downtown Flagstaff to be one of the best downtown scenes in Arizona. Downtown Flagstaff is big enough to offer a variation in vibe, food, drinks and setting, but small enough that visitors, locals and college students intermingle at nearly all times of the day. From coffee shops and music venues to the locally sourced food offered by many restaurants, you'll find that Flagstaff and its residents are progressive, intentional and special.

Because there are so many visitors present throughout the year in addition to students and locals working non-traditional hours in this city, you'll find people out and about nearly every time of day. A typical day for someone in Flagstaff usually includes doing something outside; run, mountain bike, rock climb, hike, or take the dogs out for a stroll in the forest. Did we mention that Flagstaff is an incredibly dog-friendly city? If it's warm enough, it's off to a downtown patio to have a local craft brew, listen to music or grab some food. Somewhere in there is work and life-ing, but you'll find that most Flagstaffians do what they can to make sure outside and community is part of their regular schedule. And bringing the family along is just a given. Flagstaff is very family-friendly...until around 9pm, which is when the college students are just beginning to consider getting their night started. For a small city, Flagstaff has a lot to offer and does a great job of providing fun times for all!

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Flagstaff Hotels, Cabins & Vacation Home Rentals

GreenTree Inn Flagstaff
GreenTree Inn Flagstaff
A recently renovated, pet-friendly Flagstaff hotel is located near NAU and Flagstaff Pulliam Airport.
8.5 from 782 reviews / Avg Rate: $$
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The Mountain Star Flagstaff
The Mountain Star Flagstaff
The best off-grid vacation home rental between Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon!
9.9 from 5 reviews / Avg Rate: $$
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Mormon Lake Lodge
Mormon Lake Lodge
Cozy cabins from small rooms ideal for hunters and hikers to large cabins perfect for family vacations.
8.5 / Avg Rate: $$
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Holiday Inn Express Flagstaff Getaway
Holiday Inn Express Flagstaff Getaway
The perfect escape from big-city stress awaits you! Watch the stars or visit the many natural wonders.
8.6 from 302 reviews / Avg Rate: $$
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Little America Hotel Flagstaff
Little America Hotel Flagstaff
Best rates on Little America's website - Get a $50 hotel credit when you book their summer package
9.3 from 1828 reviews / Avg Rate: $$$
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Arizona Mountain Inn & Cabins
Arizona Mountain Inn & Cabins
B&B, inn and 17 fully furnished cabins are tucked away on 13 secluded acres of ponderosa pines.
9.0 / Avg Rate: $$
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Flagstaff Tours, Attractions, & Things to Do

Grand Canyon Expeditions
Grand Canyon Expeditions
Experience side canyons with emerald pools and hidden waterfalls accessible only by water.
9.9 / Avg Rate: $$
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Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Bend
Visit two of the most iconic landscapes in the American Southwest from Flagstaff.
9.9 / Avg Rate: $$
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Wildland Trekking
Wildland Trekking
A fun, adventurous, convenient way to explore and discover Grand Canyon with an expert hiking guide.
9.5 / Avg Rate: $$
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Best Grand Canyon Day Tour
Best Grand Canyon Day Tour
Rated the #1 Grand Canyon sightseeing tour from Flagstaff on TripAdvisor!
9.9 / Avg Rate: $$
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Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters
Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters
Soar over the Grand Canyon aboard a state-of-the-art helicopter or airplane for views of a lifetime.
9.5 / Avg Rate: $$$
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Grand Canyon Airlines
Grand Canyon Airlines
Exploration with Experience. The most experienced Grand Canyon air tour company since 1927
9.5 / Avg Rate: $$
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