In the early 1880’s the railroad was finally completed through Flagstaff and though it wasn’t in the original plans they decided to make Flagstaff an official stop on the line. This simple act helped solidify Flagstaff as a permanent settlement during a time when its future wasn’t so clear. Today we are making our second stop on the downtown Flagstaff tour to highlight the 1889 Santa Fe Train Depot building. So let’s get started! ——

On a cold January night in 1887 a tragedy occurred that set in motion a series of events that would eventually lead to the development of a brand new industry in Flagstaff. One of Flagstaff’s earliest settlers lost two sons, one man lost a brother, and the ripple effects of these two tragedies led to the start of the Flagstaff tourism industry. But how? —– Our story of tragedy and triumph starts way back in

Are you looking for some Flagstaff area attractions to visit? In this article you will discover four Flagstaff area attractions for nearly any season. So let’s get started! In this list we will start closest to town and move outwards just a ways. #1 Picture Canyon Natural and Cultural Preserve Located 15 mins/4 miles from downtown within Flagstaff city limits and it is home to our only waterfall. Picture Canyon was purchased from the state

What are your favorite Flagstaff Attractions? Whether you are looking for a way to learn more about the area or just enjoy the scenery then there is always something for to you to do. In this article we will talk about five Flagstaff attractions that are great for those that love the outdoors, but are also interested in learning a bit more about the natural or ancient history of the area. Without further ado, let’s

In recent decades Flagstaff has seen a magnificent rebirth that has continued to turn it into a beautiful and fun place for locals and visitors to dine, shop, listen to music, and hang out with friends. Underneath this layer lies a rich and interesting history that should continue to be preserved. Great questions to ask about Flagstaff history are why is our downtown located where it is, what are the oldest buildings in downtown, and