Category Archives: Northern Arizona Attractions

Attractions and things to do in Northern Arizona including Flagstaff, Williams, the Grand Canyon, Page, and Monument Valley

Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff

Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff Lowell Observatory is an active astronomical observatory, and is where Pluto was discovered. The observatory is in Flagstaff and a drive up to it offers some great views of the city. Interactive museum During the day, tours are offered of the grounds.  There is also a small museum inside. In the…
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Sycamore Canyon Hike

Sycamore Canyon Hike Sycamore Canyon starts just outside of Williams, Arizona and follows the creek south all the way down to the edge of Sedona and Cottonwood. Sycamore Canyon The hiking trails are rocky and it is hard to see the canyon in some spots because of the trees. We walked further back from the…
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Sunset Crater Things to see in Flagstaff

Sunset Crater Things to see in Flagstaff Hundreds of years ago a volcano erupted and changed the landscape in Flagstaff. You can hike a one mile trail at the base of Sunset Crater through lava flow and cinders. The site is surrounded by Coconino National Forest. If you are visiting Wupatki National Monument, stop and…
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