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Depending on the time of year and your calling for outdoor adventure, your experiences could include endless winter fun, scenic hikes, and early travel history.
Flagstaff has become renowned for it's world-class downhill skiing, hundreds of miles of scenic trails for hiking, outdoor festivals from June to October, magnificent fall colors, or a gaze at the stars-as Flagstaff is the first designated international dark sky city. In addition to these wonderful activities there are many other exciting things to explore, like: downtown Flagstaff, Route 66, the historic train museum, and Native culture are just a few of the many things you can explore while touring the Flagstaff area.
The southside of the railroad tracks in downtown showcases the diversity of Flagstaff, providing a community for early 1900s working-class minorities. Every step you take echoes the intertwined history of Native Americans, Mexican-Americans, African Americans and Basques that established the area. Tour the obvious, as well as hidden gems of the city’s oldest, most eclectic and historic neighborhood.
Also knows as “The Mother Road,” Route 66 continues to bisect Flagstaff today, and the road is lined with relics from the route’s hey day. Travel along the original alignment through the redeveloped Southside Historic District. This self-guided tour begins at the Historic Train Station, passing by classic drive-in motels and Flagstaff landmarks of old.
Meander through historic 1900s era downtown Flagstaff, reveling in stories about the lynching of outlaws, fires that destroyed entire blocks, friendly saloon owners and other early day characters. Learn how and why the town was permanently relocated across from the train station. Guided tours also offered seasonally.
With more than a century of haunted history and ghostly legends about bank robbers, ladies of the night, eccentric hotel guests and unfortunate lovers, Flagstaff has earned the reputation as one of Arizona’s most haunted cities. Stroll through Flagstaff’s paranormal past with a free self-guided brochure. Guided tours also offered seasonally.
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The Flagstaff Selfie Trail consists of 15 locations throughout Flagstaff where a self portrait or "selfie" can be taken along with an iconic Flagstaff building. Each location is marked with a metal ground medallion placed in the perfect place to snap the selfie. Additionally, three seasonal seflies are mentioned for the best summer, winter and fall-time images. Free guide is available at the Flagstaff Visitor Center or by download. #flagstaffselfie