There’s no better city for experiencing Arizona’s wondrous outdoors than a Flagstaff weekend. Flagstaff is rich with history and has some of the area’s most beautiful scenery too. Wupatki National Monument is a great place to begin your Flagstaff visit. Wupatki is home to some incredible prehistoric pueblos built by early American Indians who once farmed this rugged terrain. The short hike here is not to be missed. Be certain to take a walk through Flagstaff’s historic district, too. Start at the visitor center, which is house in the old railroad depot. Here you’ll find maps and information to guide you along.
Flagstaff is also just 80 miles from the south rim of the Grand Canyon. In fact, this town is the closest one of any size to the canyon’s south rim, making it a great town to stay in when you’re visiting the canyon. You can lodge in one of the many hotels in Flagstaff and make the drive to the canyon when you leave your Flagstaff hotel in the morning. Flagstaff has a wide range of accommodations, so you can find Flagstaff cheap hotels if that’s what fits your budget. EasyToBook.com can help you locate the many discount hotels Flagstaff has to offer.