With higher elevations and cooler temperatures, northern Arizona is a great escape from the heat in Phoenix. Flagstaff is often a base for northern Arizona adventures, including a visit to the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam. Northern Arizona includes Flagstaff, Williams, and Page. The city sits at 7,000 feet and is often 30 degrees cooler than central Arizona.
Flagstaff is surrounded by the Coconino National Forest and is part of the largest contiguous Ponderosa pine forest in the United States.
Arizona's highest elevated peak is in Flagstaff and each winter thousands of visitors come to play in the snow. Flagstaff has several areas to go sledding and tubing and Snowbowl offers skiing, and snowboarding.
If you are in northern Arizona, you must visit the Grand Canyon. The south rim of the Grand Canyon is about 75 miles north of Flagstaff.
Route 66 runs through northern Arizona. Williams was the last town on Route 66 that was bypassed. This small town is home to the Grand Canyon Deer Farm and Bearizona. It is just 35 miles west of Flagstaff and on the way to the Grand Canyon.
Located at the border of Arizona and Utah, Page is a base for travel to the north rim of the Grand Canyon and north west Arizona. There are many things to see in Northern Arizona is so much fun. Explore native American Indian ruins , hike in lava caves, swim by a waterfall, and make memories around a camp fire.
Top Attractions in Northern Arizona