Attractions in Flagstaff

February 27, 2010

Flagstaff known as the city of pines has four different seasons making it a perfect location for tourist attraction. Tourists come from all over the world to enjoy horseback riding, hiking and camping in Coconino national forest. Tourists also enjoy skiing and snowboarding at the Arizona snow bowl as well as hiking in the San Francisco Peaks. Tourists can also visit Indian artifacts Paul Bunyan’s shoes and memorabilia. The residents in this area enjoy the events that happen throughout the year. This place is remembered for many things like the discovery of Pluto, which occurred at the Lowell observatory in 1930. It is also the home of Northern Arizona University.

People purchase home here because of the pine garden which is set against snowcapped mountains. Flagstaff is located in the middle of many cultural and historical sights including the Native American communities of the Navajo nation and the Hopi Tribe, the Wupatki national monument, Meteor crater and sunset crater. If you’re planning to shift then why not choose flagstaff real estate in areas like creek side village, pine canyon, continental country club or Forest Highlands. You can enjoy living in these areas as it has fishing ponds, tennis courts, hiking, and world class golf courses and so on. Affordable properties are located in ponderosa paradise and Koch Field.

Four great destinations of Flagstaff are Arboretum, Lowell observatory, sunset crater national Monument and Wupatki National Monument. Other attractions are Arizona snowball, Grand Canyon, downtown, Humphreys Peak, Lake Powell, Lowell Observatory, Meteor Crater, San Francisco Peaks, walnut canyon and Arizona Route 66. The Colorado Plateau features volcanic highlands, fields of wildflowers and snow capped mountain peaks. Arboretum is home to over 2,500 species. This place has themed gardens, ponds, wetlands, nature trails and a concert area. Tourists who are interested in horticulture, natural vegetation, flowers and kitchen gardens should definitely watch this place. Attractions around Arizona Route 66 are Petrified Forest national park, Meteor Crater, Walnut canyon national monument, Oak Creek canyon, Williams in Arizona, Seligman in Arizona, Peach Springs, King man in Arizona and Oat man in Arizona. Humphrey’s Peak is the highest elevation in Arizona at 12,633 feet and one of the scenic rises among the San Francisco Peaks.

Kids would have great fun if they visit wing mountain cross-country ski trails. This place is just a few miles northwest of the snow bowl in flagstaff. Kids can make snowman, throw snow balls, put on the cross country skies or just romp in the snow. One major attraction for tourists to visit this place is weather. Spring, summer and autumn are ideal for outdoor adventures. Tourists come to this place so that they can relax from their hectic schedule. During March, April and May it is a spring period. During this climate you can deliver most clear and sunny skies. Expect cool refreshing days and crisp cooler nights. From May to august this place is ideal for summer period. During September and October, nights become a bit chilly.


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