Five of the Best Things to Do in Flagstaff, AZ

Five of the Best Things to Do in Flagstaff, AZ

Flagstaff is a unique destination, offering four seasons of fun — meaning it is a great place to visit all year round. Here are five of the activities in Flagstaff, Arizona. 

1. Tour Grand Canyon National Park

What would a trip to Arizona be without a visit to the Grand Canyon? Flagstaff is situated near the south rim section of the Canyon, offering various excursions and activities. Explore the Grand Canyon by mule, helicopter, train or raft. There are many hiking trails as well if you prefer to see the canyon on foot. 

2. Visit Flagstaff Extreme 

If you are looking for something adventurous in Flagstaff, be sure to check out Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course. Experience the great outdoors with a zip line tree adventure, an adult obstacle course or a kid’s course that allows youngsters between ages 7 and 11 to climb ladders, zip line and tackle obstacles. 

3. Explore Lowell Observatory

For an excursion that is out of this world, visit Lowell Observatory. Visitors can expect all kinds of celestial fun — peer through historical telescopes as well as those with the latest technology, attend a laser-guided tour and view all the unique exhibits. Lowell Observatory offers a full day of fun, making it one of the best family activities in Flagstaff. 

4. Go to Arizona Snowbowl

It may surprise some who think Arizona is all desert, but Flagstaff has plenty of stuff to do during winter, including snow fun. Located on a volcanic mountain range is the Arizona Snowbowl, a ski resort offering all kinds of winter games. Bask in the views of the 11,500-foot summit, snowboard or snow tube, and drink something warm in the restaurant or shop for souvenirs. During summer, enjoy a scenic gondola ride over volcanic cinder fields and red rocks with views stretching to the Grand Canyon.

5. Spend Time at Wupatki National Monument

Located between the ponderosa highlands of Northern Arizona and the Painted Desert, you will find limestone and sandstone ruins that were once thriving communities. The Wupatki National Monument is a place where you can explore the rich history of multiple Native American tribes. This historic and sacred site offers travelers a matchless cultural experience.

Start Your Adventure and Book Your Stay at Flagstaff KOA Holiday

Flagstaff KOA Holiday is one of the best places to stay when exploring Flagstaff, Arizona, and the things to do in the area. Our campground is close to numerous famous attractions and offers exceptional amenities. Stay in a Deluxe Cabin or Camping Cabin, bring along your RV or pitch a tent. Book your stay today!

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