Top 4 Things to Do in Historic Downtown Flagstaff in Summer

Discover Flagstaff’s vibrant historic downtown with backdrops of beautiful mountain views and perfect summer temperatures—80 degrees is Flagstaff’s average high.

Landscape view of Downtown Flagstaff At Night

1. Follow the Flagstaff Brewery Trail

Make your way along the Flagstaff Brewery Trail to taste for yourself why the governor designated this mountain town as Arizona’s Craft Brew City. We have so many award-winning brews that you’ll have to come back to taste them all. Pick up brewery trail maps and passports at the Flagstaff Visitor Center or print here. When you collect stickers from all eight craft brewpubs, you can exchange your passport for a commemorative beer glass. What are you waiting for? Hop to it!

Pizza and beer on table at Beaver Street Brewery in Flagstaff, AZ

2. Paint the Town

Get ready to dabble in the arts in a fun, relaxed atmosphere with Creative Spirits or Board and Brush. You don’t need prior art experience to participate because local artists guide you with step-by-step painting instructions and all the supplies.  Creative Spirits offers painting sessions in studio and at various venues in Historic Downtown Flagstaff. Prices vary by class and include all the painting supplies that you need. Board and Brush offers workshops to make a beautiful do-it-yourself wood sign or craft of your choice. 
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3. Get Your Fill: Foodie Flagstaff

Dining at one of more than 200 Flagstaff restaurants will undoubtedly bring a smile to your face. Like most vibrant college towns, Flagstaff offers almost every kind of cuisine and a flourishing craft beer scene. Locals are particularly proud of the city’s burgeoning reputation as a foodie town where talented chefs are pushing hard backstage and getting Flagstaff recognized for its food. Get the dish on Flagstaff restaurants and local brews here.

Graphic reads "Escape to Food Mountain" from Phoenix Magazine

4. Discover Free Self-Guided Tours

Discover Flagstaff’s self-guided walking tours. Choose the itinerary depending on your interests, and then download the easy-to-follow guide. Interested in the visual arts? Then the Public Art Walk is for you! If a family member is keen on spooky tales, then download the Haunted Tour. With the Walk this Talk tour, dial in on your smartphone for directions to ten Route 66 sites. Actor Ted Danson and author Rose Houk narrate the fun walkabout. You’ll be surprised at what you’ll find.

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Discover Flagstaff features travel information for visitors to Flagstaff, Arizona and regional attractions like the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Navajo Nation and Route 66.

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