If you have the opportunity to stay at a hotel near downtown Flagstaff, do it. Flagstaff's downtown is vibrant and full of good stuff. There's an impressive amount of good dining, places to have drinks or coffee, interesting shops, and all sorts of entertainment available all within walking distance. Once you're downtown, there's very little reason to have to get in your car unless you're headed out to enjoy the great outdoors, which are really great around Flagstaff. Wheeler Park located downtown Flagstaff often hosts special events on weekends such as beer, music and film festivals; science, art and craft fairs; and other types of events interesting to both locals and visitors alike. After a day of enjoying downtown and possibly having a couple of drinks, you'll be happy that your hotel is just down the street.