The Best Time to Visit
Summer (June-August) is the best time to visit Flagstaff with the average high temperature being around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The weather is not only perfect for enjoying outdoor recreational opportunities in the Grand Canyon but it's also the time of the year when most of the festivals and events take place.
Flagstaff Festivals & Events
If you are in love with independent cinema then plan your trip during the month of February when the famous Sedona International Film Festival is held. This festival encourages new talent and provides the widest possible platform for young directors and actors.
Tips to Save on Travel to Flagstaff
Booking early is the golden rule to follow if you are looking to save on your travel. Book your air tickets at least 20-30 days in advance if you want to enjoy the best of discounts. Airlines like US Airways not only offer major discounts but also provide exciting last minute deals. Once you reach the airport there are plenty of cheap ground transportation options available including bus service and hotel shuttles.
Top Attractions in Flagstaff
•Museum of Northern Arizona - Step back into time by planning a visit to the Museum of Northern Arizona which contains rare artifacts related to the American Indian folk art. There is also a gift shop in the museum where you can buy souvenirs for your loved ones. •Lowell Observatory - Interested in science? Then head to the Lowell Observatory which is situated on a hill and is famous for offering programs on telescope viewing. Experience the pleasure of watching sun and buy some presents from the 'Astronomy Gift Shop'.
•Bearizona Wildlife Park - Explore rare wildlife including bears, wolves and bisons in this beautiful wildlife park. Take a guided tour of the park and come face to face with rare wildlife including endangered bird species.