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101 Things to do in Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona is a surprisingly diverse area of the country, especially in comparison to its’ southern counterpart. Instead of the towering Saguaro cacti of the Sonoran desert, you will find yourself immersed in the largest ponderosa pine forest in the world. Instead of 6 months of brutal 90-100+ degree temps, you will find an attractive […]

Flagstaff: The City of 7 Wonders

Flagstaff, Arizona is nicknamed “The City of 7 wonders” due to its’ close proximity to a number of fascinating natural wonders. Most of us that are familiar with the city associate it solely with the Grand Canyon, although there are a handful of incredible places you will want to check out on your next vacation […]

51 Fun & Free (or Cheap) Things to do in Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff, Arizona is many things including gateway to the Grand Canyon, Arizona’s premier 4 season destination, as well as a popular starting point for exploring natural attractions throughout the Southwest. Located 7000 feet above sea level, the city is the 2nd highest in the US (counting only cities with a population above 25,000). This means […]

10 Worthwhile Northern Arizona Attractions & 10 to Skip!

Northern Arizona is home to many of the state’s most notable attractions including The Grand Canyon, the majestic red rocks of Sedona, and the beautiful San Francisco Peaks (which at 12,633 feet are the highest mountain range in Arizona). As Flagstaff is located along both I-40 and Route 66, it’s the most popular road trip […]

Montezuma Castle: A 900+ Year Old Ancient Apartment Building

Montezuma Castle is a 5 story, 20 room living space built by the Sinagua people between 1100-1300. Today, it is considered one of the best preserved cliff dwellings in the country. In 1906, President Roosevelt declared Montezuma a place “of the greatest ethnological value and scientific interest,” making it one of the first four national […]

Oak Creek Canyon Drive: 14 Miles of Beauty Between Flagstaff & Sedona

Oak Creek Canyon Drive is an extremely picturesque 14 mile drive located along Route 89a in Northern Arizona: a beautiful means of transportation from Flagstaff to Sedona. The drive starts just south of Flagstaff as you pass beautiful ponderosa pine forests and continuously brings forth even better scenery up until you eventually arrive at the […]