Stop #4 on our downtown Flagstaff walking tour brings us back to the rough and rowdy, Wild West past of Flagstaff with the Parlor Saloon built by James Vail. So, let’s get started! —– New Town & Saloon Row When the residents first started to move their business and houses over to New Town or sometimes called the East End many were, of course, saloons. One of the very first was built by James Vail

The San Francisco Peaks are the most dominant and popular volcanic structure on the Flagstaff horizon. However, there is another volcanic feature to the east that is nearly as impressive and is often overlooked. In this article we will discover the unique and interesting ancient volcanic history of Mount Elden. So, let’s get started! —– Watch the Video on YouTube What type of images come to mind when you think about volcanic eruptions? If you’re

Are you looking for things to do in Flagstaff in October? You’ve come to the right place! There is still plenty of things to do in Flagstaff such as festivals, events, hikes, and enjoying the fall colors. Check out a summary of the best things to do in Flagstaff in October. —– Flagstaff Weather in October Flagstaff temperatures during the fall months can vary dramatically. In October, we can easily see temperatures in the high

The officially accepted A-1 Steak Sauce History goes back to the 1820’s in England, but is it possible that the famous steak sauce was actually invented in Flagstaff, Arizona? Let’s find out! —— The widely accepted history of the origins of the A-1 Steak Sauce brand starts in England in the 1820’s. However, there is also a compelling local history that claims the steak sauce could have been invented in Flagstaff, Arizona. First let’s take

Why are many of the downtown Flagstaff buildings so narrow and long? In this article we will discover the reason for this oddity as well as some of the naming history of the downtown area. Let’s get started. —- The first train came through Flagstaff in 1882, and the first main depot was located less than a mile east of where the town had originally set up. Flagstaff in 1882 was located on the flank