This small city on Route 66 is a 1½ hour drive south of the Grand Canyon and it is a popular base for travellers visiting Arizona’s most famous national park.
1 E Route 66 (Santa Fe Avenue), Flagstaff
Tel (928) 774 9541 or 800 842 7293
Greyhound coaches go to Alburquerque, Las Vegas and Phoenix. The Greyhound stop is at 399 S Malpais Lane.
Amtrak trains stop at the station south of where Leroux Street meets Santa Fe Avenue.
19 West Phoenix Avenue, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Tel (928) 774 6731
19 South San Francisco, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Tel (928) 779 9421
This observatory is most famous for the discovery of Pluto in 1930.
1400 W Mars Hill Road, Flagstaff
Tel (928) 774 3358
Admission $5 ($4 students)
Open summer 9am-5pm daily; winter noon-5pm daily
The Museum of Northern Arizona is a very good museum for a small city. It has exhibits on local history including displays about Native American culture.
3101 N Fort Valley Road, Flagstaff
Tel (928) 774 5213
Admission $5 ($3 students)
Open 9am-5pm daily