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

Are you looking for fun things to do in downtown Flagstaff? In this article we share five of our favorite ways to enjoy downtown year round. So let’s get started! #1: Check Out the Local Food Scene The truth is, we all gotta eat, and in fact it is one of our favorite things to do so it’s number one on our list. The Flagstaff food scene has been erupting over the last decade or

When visiting downtown Flagstaff, you’ve probably noticed an old black Baldwin locomotive steam engine sitting along the railroad tracks on Route 66, but do you know where it came from and why it’s there?  If you’re curious about the history of the iconic Flagstaff relic fondly known as Old Two Spot, then we’ve got you covered! The story of how Old Two Spot received its name is quite interesting, but first let’s look at the

Are you interested in visiting the Flagstaff Farmers Market, but not exactly sure of the details? We’ve got you covered, so let’s get started. One of the best ways to explore a local community is by visiting their farmers market. They are always a unique offering of locally sourced food, direct from the creator artwork, and so much more. Whether you are a local or a visitor, visiting a farmers market is a must and

Have you ever thought to yourself, “How Did Flagstaff Get its Name“? As much as the origin is obvious (a flag staff duh!) the history of it goes a bit deeper. In this article we will discover the myths and perhaps the truth behind our northern Arizona town’s funny and unique name. Let’s get started! So, how do towns usually get their names? Oftentimes they are named after a person, like Louisville or Lafayette. Sometimes