City of Flagstaff

City of Flagstaff

Flagstaff Visitor Center

1 E Route 66

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

800-842-7293 

Flagstaff is a fun destination in all seasons and late winter/early spring is no exception. Designated by the Governor of Arizona-Flagstaff is Arizona’s official Winter Wonderland. You will want to get here and stay here to experience it all and get ready to have an adventure.

1) GET FRESH TRACKS AND SKI AT ARIZONA SNOWBOWL

Fun for the whole family, the Arizona Snowbowl is known for its 2,300 foot vertical rise, snowfall of 260 inches, tree, open bowl and terrain park skiing and riding with 777 acres, eight lifts, 50-acre learning area and great amenities.

2) SNOWPLAY AT THE FLAGSTAFF SNOW PARK

There will be loads of laughter and plenty of fun at the Flagstaff Snow Park. The Flagstaff Snow Park is dedicated to providing exceptional snow play opportunities from groomed tubing runs to a designated kiddie hill or build a snowman or relax and watch the action.

3) STROLL, SIP AND SHOP IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN FLAGSTAFF

They say go where the locals are...historic downtown is certainly that hub of activity offering an abundance of must-do activities including self-guided walking tours, restaurants, attractions, ale trail, art galleries, boutiques, outdoor outfitters, breweries...let’s just say down town is an itinerary must.

4) BRING YOUR FAT TIRE SNOW BIKE TOTHE ARIZONA NORDIC VILLAGE

Snow bike anyone? Bring your fat tire snow bike to the Arizona Nordic Village and enjoy the trails. Arizona Nordic Village is northern Arizona’s premiere outdoor recreation area featuring cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skate skiing, yurts and cabins.

5) CHECK IT OFF YOUR BUCKET LIST WITH A GRAND CANYON SUNRISE AND SUNSET

Create a memory and watch a sunrise or sunset at Grand Canyon National Park, which is only 80 miles from Flagstaff. The Grand Canyon is often described as Earth’s greatest geological showcase, the breathtaking ensemble of colorful rock layers, impressive buttes and shadowed side canyons sets Grand Canyon apart.

6) FEEL INSPIRED WITH FLAGSTAFF’S VARIED PUBLIC ART WITH A SELF-GUIDED TOUR

Flagstaff has a growing and varied selection of original public artworks including three-dimensional and sculptural pieces, large-scale murals and indoor public art exhibits.

7) GET YOUR KICKS ON ROUTE 66

Also known as “The Mother Road,” Route 66 continues to bisect Flagstaff today, and the road is lined with relics from the route’s heyday. Travel along the original alignment through the redeveloped Southside Historic District.

8) EXPLORE WUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT

Rock walls of 800-year-old pueblos dot a desert landscape once home to thousands of people. Visitor Center exhibits explain how they survived by farming, hunting and gathering, and trading. Short trails lead to Wupatki, Lomaki and other pueblos.

9) WALK AMONG THE CLIFF DWELLINGS AT WALNUT CANYON NATIONAL MONUMENT

Walk among the cliff dwellings and pueblos where native people lived only 800 years ago. Experience the dramatic geology, varied vegetation and wildlife that made their lives possible.

10) ENJOY FLAGSTAFF AT 7000 FEET WITH 7 AWARD WINNING BREWERIES

Have a beer tasting adventure in Flagstaff and discover locally-brewed craft beer and delicious food in the craft beer hub of the Southwest. Flagstaff is home to seven award winning breweries with national recognition from the World Beer Championships and the Great American Beer Festival.

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21 Mar 2018


By Elaine Earle